Chapter 3

Relationships: Team Building and Coaching Across Cultures

A human being is part of a whole, the “universe.” Our task must be to free ourselves from the delusion of separateness.

—Albert Einstein

Relationships are at the heart of crossing cultural barriers in the workplace. Bringing people together, forming connections, and influencing stakeholders and stockholders all require the ability to break down barriers and build strong relationships. In particular, team building and coaching embody the key importance of relationships.

This chapter consolidates what you’ve learned about the art of listening while looking at the art ...

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