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Election Day: Differences Between Germany and the US

After monitoring the American election last year and casting my vote in the French presidential and parliamentary election a few
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Election Day: Differences Between Germany and the US

Americans really know how to organize big events

I don't know if I've ever mentioned that I'm a big fan of American event planning. I'm not sure why
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Americans really know how to organize big events

The No-Go Rule of French and German Small Talk

Remember last week's post about reverse culture shock in Germany? I complained about unfriendly Germans who are unwilling to make
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The No-Go Rule of French and German Small Talk

Experiencing Reverse Culture Shock in Germany

I didn't expect to encounter a reverse culture shock after living and working in the US for four years. But,
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Experiencing Reverse Culture Shock in Germany

Day-To-Day Differences

All about culture

American Culture

In American Culture, you will find insights into the American way of doing business. I deal with lighthearted topics like why Americans can’t drive, or more political subjects like the role of guns in everyday US life. Sometimes I’ll write about current news, and explain differences or why a given topic is so important for Americans.Read More

French Culture

In the “French Culture” pages, you will find other insights into the French approach to business. I address accessible subjects and reveal key elements of French culture. Understanding cultural differences can help your company success in your business with the French.Read More

Germany Culture

Here you will find informative insights into the special ways in which Germans think, feel and act about all sorts of things. I deal with lighthearted topics like German humor, organizational subjects like maternity leave in Germany, as well as current news when it arises.Read More