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Comparing American, German, and French Advertising

During our trip to Cuba, my daughter pointed out that I've never talked about advertising in my blog. She asked
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Comparing American, German, and French Advertising

Another difference between the US and Germany: Teen driving and road safety

Car accidents are the leading cause of death for American teens. When I consider how they learn to drive, it’s
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Another difference between the US and Germany: Teen driving and road safety

Do You Want to Know Why Germans Are So Blunt?

“Why are Germans so blunt?” my clients or friends ask frequently. If you knew me personally, you'd agree with my
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Do You Want to Know Why Germans Are So Blunt?

Is Sending an Email and Getting No Response Typical for America?

Dear Americans: I get it, you know. No response means I didn’t get the job. I don't fit into your
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Is Sending an Email and Getting No Response Typical for America?

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