Erin Reyes smiles at the camera in front of a vast empty desert

From surviving on beans and rice to achieving business success as an intercultural coach

Erin Reyes is co-founder of the Shababeek language centre in Jordan, perhaps the largest and most successful of its kind in the country, and many neighbouring countries too. The business co-founded by Erin and her partner, Jennifer Killpack, owner of the centre, started the 2020s strong and growing. Outside of the global coronavirus challenges, things…

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An interculturalist in the coronvirus response team

What contribution might an interculturalist bring to a top coronavirus crisis response team? Some of the best-prepared government bodies, NGOs and businesses have been adapting to the new situation equipped with cultural intelligence developed by intercultural professionals.

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Help for intercultural training businesses through the corona virus pandemic

For intercultural training providers whose business needs a rescue package, this may help. Argonaut is supporting intercultural trainers with free licences where there is a threat of cancellation or lengthy postponements. We want to help you switch to online delivery so that your training can go ahead.

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Observations about encountering a global crisis abroad

I moved to the south of France four months ago and it has been fascinating so far. I’ve brushed up on my français a little, got to know new people and experienced the tingling feeling of living abroad. I know there are many of you out there who adapt to new environments quickly and I…