In my Neighborhood, Asuncion, Paraguay

I started a new blog post Friday — LAST Friday — and then it got all long and academic. So to spare you my musings on intercultural intensity factors, at least until I make it more palatable, here’s a walk around my neighborhood instead. I actually work at the teacher training branch of the CCPA…

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Listening is hard work: week two as an ELF in Paraguay

I made it through another week! I won’t bore you with my long list of accomplishments during week two, but if you’re dying to know, it does involve figuring out how to write my address and pay my rent. Yay me! You can read about week one’s excitement here. Yesterday, while decompressing from many hours…

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Global Leadership: What it is, what it takes, and what you can do to improve it.

Many people assume that “leadership” is something you are either born with or not. However, research shows that the skills evidenced by strong leaders can be learned and developed throughout an individual’s life. Maxine Dalton and other researchers at the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, North Carolina, have been studying ways leadership potential can…

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