Blogs

Being Irish in Taiwan During COVID-19

There’s been one analogy to explain the relationship between the world and COVID-19. The world is the Looney Tunes coyote running off a cliff, and only by failing to look down, does the coyote fail to fall. Well, that’s pretty much the state of the world as of October 2020. Spikes of COVID-19 across the […]

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Blogs

The Evolution and Duality of Stereotypes: Bruce Lee to Shy Student

Taipei, Taiwan 08.10.2016 – Stereotypes are awful things. There is no getting around that. Positive, or negative, they create a generalized approach to dealing with entire groups of people. In some sense, they are born out of the human will to want to understand the world around them. To make sense of the unknown or […]

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Blogs, Research Papers

Trompenaars’ Seven Dimensions and Taiwan

Taiepi, Taiwan 09.17.2016 – When dealing with any issue, it is important to never let yourself focus on the idea of duality. You know, things are black and white or left and right. Contrasting anything this way will always inevitable lead to some kind of conflict insofar as creating ‘us’ and ‘them’ type of thinking. I […]

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