In this piece from Business Insider, Mark Abadi discusses how he learned that different cultures have different communication styles, and what it took for him to understand what his peers and supervisors really meant when they said "maybe."
The 35th Operations Group coordinates annually with the orphanage to provide food, games, presents and holiday cheer to the children.
Girl Scouts from Yamaguchi Prefecture celebrated the 106th birthday of their organization by learning arts and crafts and playing games from different cultures at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.
A service member discusses business card protocol.
In this video, a service member discusses the importance of building rapport and taking an empathetic approach.
In this video, a service member demonstrates how Japanese people gesture numbers.
A cultural subject matter expert discusses conversational interruptions in Japan.
In this video, a Japanese national discusses addressing superiors in Japan.
A service member discusses engaging with the culture and language in Japan.
From February 21st through the 24th, the Smithsonian will once again be hosting their annual Mother Tongue Film Festival, showcasing a collection of films that celebrate linguistic and cultural diversity.