Dealing with the Dutch a hilarious comedy by Theatergroup Are you in for a high speed naturalization course on how to deal with the clumsy, boorish Dutch? Then this theatre performance is right for you! During a hilarious evening you will be taken on a witty, lively trip by the theatre group ‘Plankgas’. On a […]
Sometime last March together with my colleague Edmée Schalkx, we decided we wanted to work with coaches who were interested in developing the coaching cultural competency. While designing the programme we realised that not always people see culture around them, embedded in our daily lives, at work in at leisure time; how we are surrounded […]
The causes of culture shock that he identifies all relate to the largely unconscious process of learning and adjustment.
Her presence was immediately felt in the room. I have heard Dutch people talk about this specific thing. I used to laugh about it, but after having spent some time here I really can see what they’re talking about. Her volume of speech was much higher than anyone else in the room and it made […]
Culture cones with three scoops If you have ever experienced getting the local greeting wrong, don’t worry, you are not alone. It can be a minefield. This happened many times to me in several greeting situations when I thought they were going for the kiss but it was the hug and now I just drooled […]