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The Culture Guy Podcast – this is the show dedicated to all of you who are passionate about cultures and how culture influences everything we do: The way we talk, the way we listen, the way we act or react, the way we feel and the way we see the world.

The Culture Guy Podcast – this is the show dedicated to all of you who are passionate about cultures and how culture influences everything we do: The way we talk, the way we listen, the way we act or react, the way we feel and the way we see the world.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Culture Guy Podcast – this is the show dedicated to all of you who are passionate about cultures and how culture influences everything we do: The way we talk, the way we listen, the way we act or react, the way we feel and the way we see the world.

Twitter:

@hoeferle

Language:

English


Episodes

Making a Home Across the Atlantic and Back

9/16/2020
Music industry executive Patrick Joest shares his experience of being a German-Argentinian Jew in different cultures For years he had been traveling back and forth for work between Germany and the United States. Dozens of times Patrick Joest had visited Los Angeles. When his company sent him and his family on an expatriate assignment to California, Patrick quickly realized there’s ... Read More The post Making a Home Across the Atlantic and Back appeared first on The Culture Mastery.

Duration:00:45:05

Tim Mahoney’s Success Recipe for Working Across Cultures? “Human Stories, Simply Told”

7/10/2020
The automotive marketing maven tells his cross-cultural tales of selling Porsches, Chevys, Subarus, and VWs around the globe Selling a product requires understanding the needs and desires of your potential customer. You need to recognize what problems customer have and how your product can be a solution to that problem. Sales and Marketing are professional tasks that are difficult enough ... Read More The post Tim Mahoney’s Success Recipe for Working Across Cultures? “Human Stories, Simply...

Duration:00:43:43

A Conversation about Identity, “Race,” White Blindspots, and Apfelschorle

6/10/2020
How Malcolm Ohanwe shines light on inequality by nudging white folks to talk about it He works for one of Germany’s biggest public broadcasting companies, the Bayerische Rundfunk. The country today is as diverse as it has probably never been, yet when Malcolm Ohanwe stepped foot into the BR offices for the first time he “thought I entered Narnia. Everything’s ... Read More The post A Conversation about Identity, “Race,” White Blindspots, and Apfelschorle appeared first on The Culture...

Duration:00:28:00

Learning to Go 120 Miles Wide and 2 Inches Deep as a California Expat

10/4/2019
Back from California’s beaches Martin Brem reflects on expat life He works for one of the most global businesses in one of the most global industries. Yet, when Martin Brem made a professional move from Central Europe to Southern California for the music business, his Red Bull wings didn’t fully prepare him for the cultural change he was about to ... Read More The post Learning to Go 120 Miles Wide and 2 Inches Deep as a California Expat appeared first on The Culture Mastery.

Duration:00:46:12

Adapt. Don’t Adopt. [The Culture Guy Podcast]

4/22/2019
Russell Harlow on why even monkeys fall from trees Can you be “too Japanese” as a foreign professional in Japan? Apparently you can. On this episode Russell Harlow tells us how his success in adjusting to his new environment in Tokyo initially had a detrimental effect on his effectiveness as a leader of a multinational organization in Japan. Russell is ... Read More The post Adapt. Don’t Adopt. [The Culture Guy Podcast] appeared first on The Culture Mastery.

Duration:00:42:29

The Mayor who Manages a Multicultural Municipality [The Culture Guy Podcast]

3/10/2019
Ted Terry on how a hyper-diverse community becomes inclusive He is in his 30s. He has been called a hipster. And he is the mayor who has been putting a small town just outside of Atlanta on the map. Ted Terry shot to fame via an episode of season 2 of the hugely successful Netflix show Queer Eye. during which ... Read More The post The Mayor who Manages a Multicultural Municipality [The Culture Guy Podcast] appeared first on The Culture Mastery.

Duration:00:32:31

When Everything You Think You Know About A Country Is Wrong [The Culture Guy Podcast]

2/27/2019
Inês Nascimento shares her experience of being a serial expat She had always been curious about “the world out there” and so Inês Vieira Nascimento started working for international companies, supporting business functions and employees navigating the challenges of international transition. Then she became a serial expat. As an HR manager, Inês began her career in global mobility roles in Portugal. ... Read More The post When Everything You Think You Know About A Country Is Wrong [The...

Why Focusing on Differences Won’t Help You Build Commonality [The Culture Guy Podcast]

1/31/2019
Darren Menabney talks about the things you may want to stop doing when working across cultures When Darren Menabney moved to Japan in 2011 it was to attend an MBA program in Tokyo. Before that, the Northern Ireland-born Torontonian spent over twenty years working for the federal government in Canada, in the Departments of Revenue, Industry, Foreign Affairs, and Defense. Today, ... Read More The post Why Focusing on Differences Won’t Help You Build Commonality [The Culture Guy Podcast]...

Build a Global Career You Can Be Proud of – with a Culture Coach [The Culture Guy Podcast]

11/15/2018
Everybody needs a coach – here’s why Let’s call this the coaching episode. A whole podcast about the fact that you won’t reach your top goals without someone who holds you accountable and cheers you on at the same time. 27 minutes to highlight how you or any global professional can build a career in international business with cultural competence. ... Read More The post Build a Global Career You Can Be Proud of – with a Culture Coach [The Culture Guy Podcast] appeared first on The Culture...

Duration:00:27:33

Busting the Myth of “Normal” [The Culture Guy Podcast]

10/18/2018
Dave Kerpen: “No one I know grew up feeling ‘normal'” Those of you who have ever worked with The Culture Mastery or who have experienced me on a stage or in a training room know this: In our work the concept of “normal” usually comes with quotation marks. “Normal” is an arbitrary concept because what’s normal for one culture may ... Read More The post Busting the Myth of “Normal” [The Culture Guy Podcast] appeared first on The Culture Mastery.

Duration:00:24:26

Of Austria and Bangladesh and the dreaded question “Where are you from?” [The Culture Guy Podcast]

9/24/2018
He grew up in the Austrian culture, his family taught him the traditional values of their native country Bangladesh, and he attended university in Scotland. Today, Sudip Khan lives in the Southern United States and inquiries about his background remain a part of his multicultural life. Born and raised in Vienna, you’d think Sudip is as Austrian as it gets ... Read More The post Of Austria and Bangladesh and the dreaded question “Where are you from?” [The Culture Guy Podcast] appeared...

Duration:00:33:10

Growing up as a black TCK in Germany [The Culture Guy Podcast]

9/8/2018
Trevor Gillies talks about his experience with racism and ethnic inequality as a U.S. third-culture kid in Deutschland Spending your childhood and adolescence abroad and being raised as a third-culture kid (TCK) is a unique experience. As the child of U.S. service members, Trevor Gillies grew up as the only black kid in a Southern Germany town in the ’80s ... Read More The post Growing up as a black TCK in Germany [The Culture Guy Podcast] appeared first on The Culture Mastery.

Duration:00:34:01

How Unmanaged Diversity Will Lead to a Mess in Global Business [The Culture Guy Podcast]

7/24/2018
When companies fail abroad, 50% to 70% of the time this is due to cultural differences that have not been addressed, says Sophie Lechner. The CEO of Global Commerce Education and creator of The G2 Experience is dedicated to making her clients aware of the dissimilarities and contrasts between markets and countries. Sophie Lechner about how organizing diversity properly will ... Read More The post How Unmanaged Diversity Will Lead to a Mess in Global Business [The Culture Guy Podcast]...

Duration:00:27:33

Why knowing Spanish isn’t good enough to be successful in Latin America [The Culture Guy Podcast]

5/27/2018
Adjusting to cultural differences between Spain and the Spanish-speaking parts of the Americas Spanish is the world’s second most common language with more than 400 million native speakers. Comparable to English it has been a lingua franca for centuries and you’ll find people on five continents whose first language is Spanish. This linguistic commonality, however, does not translate into cultural ... Read More The post Why knowing Spanish isn’t good enough to be successful in Latin America...

Duration:00:32:45

Why the Japanese concept of Nemawashi affects leadership in a Western context [The Culture Guy Podcast]

3/30/2018
Working with professionals from Japan, Mexico, and the USA For three decades Jack Parsons worked for a Japanese car manufacturer who is building vehicles in the United States. In fact, Honda was the first automaker from Japan which established a production subsidiary in the U.S. In his functions at Honda Jack was responsible for training and supporting his company’s network ... Read More The post Why the Japanese concept of Nemawashi affects leadership in a Western context [The Culture Guy...

Duration:00:32:38

Combining Czech, Japanese, and U.S. Influences to Boost Global Business [The Culture Guy Podcast]

2/16/2018
From Third Culture Kid to International Business Etiquette Expert She lived abroad as a child and as an adult; she studied, worked, and traveled to more than 70 countries on 7 continents; she speaks French and Czech. Today Sharon Schweitzer has built a career around understanding cultural differences and the tremendous role they play in building strong and successful international business ... Read More The post Combining Czech, Japanese, and U.S. Influences to Boost Global Business [The...

Duration:00:35:56

How a Corporate Hack became a Global HR Leader [The Culture Guy Podcast]

1/17/2018
Four countries, four cultures, four MBA universities Throughout his almost 20-year corporate career Matt Burns has had the opportunity of working for companies with operations around the world. Currently, he is in what he describes “the midst of a mid-career renaissance,” as he is completing an International Executive MBA program at four universities in four countries. This academic globe-trotting is serving ... Read More The post How a Corporate Hack became a Global HR Leader [The Culture...

Duration:00:31:25

Why your perceptions of Iran are probably wrong [The Culture Guy Podcast]

12/1/2017
Three countries in seven years For many Western expats the list of destinations for an overseas work assignment often include countries among the developed economies as well as the leading powers among the developing nations. So living in Australia and Indonesia might not be considered unusual for a student and young professional from Germany. However, relocating to Iran – a ... Read More The post Why your perceptions of Iran are probably wrong [The Culture Guy Podcast] appeared first on...

Duration:00:35:38

Why failure is no fiasco and rather feedback [The Culture Guy Podcast]

10/21/2017
Rachel Smets shares her confidence hacks for moving abroad On this episode Rachel Smets, author of “Awaken Your Confidence,” shares her experiences of moving abroad and living in different countries. Born and raised in Belgium, she currently resides in the Netherlands. She left home in her mid-20s and moved to Spain where she landed her first job abroad. Over the years, Rachel has lived in ... Read More The post Why failure is no fiasco and rather feedback [The Culture Guy Podcast]...

Duration:00:31:42

How do we respond to hatred and bigotry? [The Culture Guy Podcast]

8/13/2017
An attempt to digest the Charlottesville riots and the rise of violent hate groups in the United States This episode begins with a different song, as it covers different terrain. I recorded it on August 13, 2017 under the fresh impression of the white supremacist “protests” in Charlottesville, VA (USA). You’ll notice that I am struggling to find the right words. ... Read More The post How do we respond to hatred and bigotry? [The Culture Guy Podcast] appeared first on The Culture Mastery.

Duration:00:27:07