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Bring people together. Games – the power of interaction

  – open recurring event – each Thursday at 6-7 pm CET   Explore the concept of gamification and its use to enhance and navigate (inter)cultural competence   These are free sessions and everyone is welcome!   diversophy® playing sessions explore the benefit of intercultural training tools in the form of games. We focus on gamification as a dynamic process of building successful relationships in organizations and communities. diversophy® technology has successfully enabled acculturation in numerous countries around the world, thanks to its capability of creating a safe atmosphere for contact, communication, mutual acceptance, respect, and trust. Participants will have...

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Dr. George Simons on ThrivingThursdays

    Uncertain times require a specific set of competences and demand consciousness in all our interactions. In these difficult COVID-19 times, we would like to make a contribution to help you face any personal difficulties by adopting a growth mindset, instead of a fear mindset.   SIETAR Austria hosted a series of ExpertTalks on Thursday evenings to find out how experts from across the world, who work in the intercultural field, are surviving or thriving in our current turbulent times. Dr. George Simons, diversophy® creator / Consultant / Trainer, was interviewed by Eithne Knappitsch, SIETAR Austria President, on May...

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Training invitation: IMPROVE INFLUENCE SKILLS

Effective in improving communication at intercultural level, this program will make influence one of the core competences of your organization.   Influence skills are primary elements of effective communication and leadership ability. In collaboration with SMS Inc., we propose the original influence skills program, Positive Power and Influence®. This program provides people with the behavioral skills important to getting their jobs done efficiently while keeping relationships intact. Find more about purpose of this program, who is it for, its structure and popularity: IMPROVE INFLUENCE SKILLS  

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diversophy® - Bring People Together, The SIETAR France-Occitan, 1st of February 2020

Intercultural Gamification Workshops Bring People Together. "Games – the Power of Interaction” & “Games for Developing Intercultural Intelligence”   The SIETAR France-Occitan Gamification Workshop was held at the Montpellier Business School on Saturday, February 1, moderated by Grazia Ghellini a founder of the Occitan group. During this training we engaged in several interactive games throughout the course of the day. Each participant learned new ways to improve communication skills and cross-cultural competence. as we explored and shared the advantages of game-based learning and its benefits. George Simons began the day with an overview of the theory and practical understanding of...

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diversophy® at NIC Conference in Latvia, Valmiera, 28-30th November, 2019

How should we live in cultural diversity? Building sustainable communities in times of fear     The 26th Nordic Intercultural Communication conference was hold by Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences in Valmiera — a more than 700 years old Hanseatic town located about 100km North-East of the capital Rīga.This time the overarching theme of the conference was centered on exploring cultural diversity and intercultural sustainability. The conference predominantly but not exclusively addressed the intercultural communication challenges and opportunities as illuminated, for instance, by international migration and diversity. Unfortunate by-products of these processes often are anger, fear, and societal division. The conference...

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