Older “Bad Boy” Makes Good Cross-Generational “Ad Boy”

Talk about reinvention.  From 30 year old accusations that he preached devil worship (with subliminal messages in his ‘records’ if you played them backwards) to The Osbournes, to my 8 year old singing “I am Iron Man…running over children in my mini-van,” from the back seat of the car on the way to soccer practice,…

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Diversity of Ideas…THAT’s the Hard One

Notice anything different between me and Tracie? Geert Hofstede’s work serves as the basis for much of intercultural communications theory, particularly as relates to communication between individuals of different nationalities.  Hofstede originally identified four dimensions of cultural difference:  individualism (versus collectivism), masculinity (versus femininity); power distance, and uncertainty avoidance, studying 70 countries by these dimensions…

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