What do Americans think of Indians? & What do Indian people think of Americans? Well we are going to find out with my guest David C. Sanford. He is the author of a book called Spilling the Beans:A Guide for Indians to Understand and Communicate Successfully with U.S. Americans. David Sanford is an intercultural training specialist with more than 25 years of experience in helping with big organisations. So today you will learn how Americans, and Indians should communicate successfully with each other. You will also learn about the similarities and differences in Indian & American values, motivations, behaviours and expectations.
in this conversation we also talk about:
- Passport culture
- When in Rome do as the romans do!- Is this still good advice?
- Hard handshakes v soft handshakes
- How to work across different cultures.
- What makes an American tick.
- Love of Masala Chai
- Working in virtual teams
- American psyche V Indian psyche (freedom v family)
- Mistakes U.S american companies make when dealing with indian employees
and much more!
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