Cultural competency is the ability to understand different cultures, to establish relationships, to negotiate successfully in a global setting and to lead sensibly and efficiently in a culturally aware manner.
Cross-cultural training will mitigate the risks and maximize the benefits of global working.


Given the dramatic cultural transformation in today’s marketplace, the relevance of inter­cultural communication competence cannot be overstated. To compete in the global and U.S. markets, today’s managers must possess the skills to interact with people who are different from themselves.


Professor Philip Rosenzweig of Harvard University argues that successful cross-cultural interactions depend on the abilities of individuals to communicate effectively. Rosenzweig points out that communication is especially important during the initial stages of a business relationship.



We are living in exciting times that call for courageous and authentic leadership in leading through blurred boundaries. The changes we see are opportunities for growth and development as individuals, organizations, and communities. We have an opportunity to identify and clarify our interpretation of the world through our relationships with one another. Within this framework, we can seize the chance to identify our blind spots and to uncover the stories we tell about ourselves and why we can or cannot interact with others.

Lastly, we have the potential to explore our work around cultures in a way that uncovers the hidden routines and habitual behaviors that contribute
negatively to human relationships.


Held by Kan-Tor & Assoc. in Tel Aviv on January 11, 2018. 
Conference topics included understanding U.S. tax reforms, work visa legislation changes and more.
My presentation focused on understanding cultural differences in order to successfully navigate global business transactions.


  • Culture: Shared system of beliefs, values, and assumptions of a group of people who learn from one another and teach to others that their behaviors, attitudes, and perspectives are the correct ways to think, act, and feel.
  • Cross-cultural: involving two or more cultures.
  • Cultural diversity: distinct and unlike elements or qualities, interests, people, ideas, perspectives, abilities, etc. that can be visible and invisible.
  • Intercultural: between or among people of different cultures.
  • Intracultural: within the same culture.
  • Multicultural: many or several cultures.
  • Intercultural competence: The ability to successfully interact with people of different cultural backgrounds.

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