Tips And Ideas For Creating Understanding In Diversity

The world is a big and small place, all at the same time. Beyond the geography, it is vast in diversity. The Internet and means of transport obliterated time and geographic divides. We now get to meet more people from places and cultures than generations before us. As a result, we’re all talking but don’t always understand each other. This makes creating understanding in diversity critical.

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That Time I Was Told “Our Kind Must Stick Together”

Writing about cultural intelligence in teams and leadership brought a memory back. I don’t know why some weird things happen to me in public spaces. I seem to have a few interesting encounters with people every now and then.

Once a guy responsible for cleaning bathrooms at one of my favourite malls started telling me about his relationship problems. Talk about awkward…

On another day, a waitress called me out… This post is not about all these incidents though. Let me get back…

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Diversity | The Few

I’m humbled to sit around a table with people who do things that matter. Our discussions are on celebrating diversity and dealing with barriers. The context: South Africa. Despite what has been done here (and other places around the world) there’s still more to be done. Change always starts with a few and I choose … Continue reading Diversity | The Few

Zulu 101

Besides being a tribe, Zulu is the name of the langugage. It is one of the languages spoken most in South Africa. Most of the people who speak Zulu are in the Kwazulu Natal province. As with many languages, it evolves. You might find that Zulu spoken in Johannesburg may have words or phrases picked … Continue reading Zulu 101