Dr. degree for colleague

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On September 24th 2022 my dear colleague Okey Okere from Nigeria celebrated his doctorate graduation from the Business School Netherlands, which we were happy to celebrate with him!

Beautiful training location

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And again my colleague Divya and myself are able to give a training on a beautiful location, this time in Rotterdam. It seems water remains a common factor! Again, it is an organisation which is involved with the environment and the steps we…

Soba’s in Angola

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Traveled once again to Portugal to continue, together with Vasco Silva, the writing of the book about the Soba Council in his former company in Angola. With an occasional nice walk along the Ave River in Santo Tirso.

Syrian women

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These Tunisian delicacies came along during, for now, the last training I gave for Oumnia Works. It was a promising group of Syrian women with many stories and sometimes acrimonious situations, but with a fantastic counselor/translator who…

Sierra Leone: Intercultural Teambuilding

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A full week Intercultural Teambuilding for a development organization in Sierra Leone. Working through disturbed relationships, solving issues and creating understanding. Wonderful work done together with Papa Arkhurst from Ghana.

University exams

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Grading the exams is always quite a job. Luckily for me, the cat is keeping me company. ;-) The exams are for Intercultural Management, one of the topics of the minor International and Intercultural Management (IIM) of the University of Leiden.…

Writing in Portugal

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A week of writing in Portugal, focussing on the Angola book. Reading, reflecting and writing, with some walks along the robust shore in between. In Portugal I had a chance to discuss it further with partner in crime Vasco Silva and also enjoyed…

NGO Culture Training

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Did a good training with Cultural Insights colleague Divya Susan Varkey for an ecological NGO. Good insights, happy client and a wonderful location in Fort Island in IJmuiden.

International students

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Information and training for international students on Dutch culture, executed with our book See what the Dutch Say. These activities are part of the Orientation Week of the University Leiden.

New Cooperative!

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On the 11th of May 2021 we created the Cooperative Cultural Insights. Together with 9 other Associate Partners of Hofstede Insights in the Netherlands , we're going to work together more closely. With this professional and diverse team we will…