Category: TCK

Riding a Vespa and the power of intercultural training

02/26/2018 / coaching, Expat, global mobility, intercultural learning, intercultural sensitivity, TCK / By Elisabeth "Elle" Weingraber-Pircher

“The real voyage of discovery consists not of seeking new lands, but of seeing with new eyes”, said Marcel Proust. The significance of these words hit me one day riding my new red Vespa along an old canal in Milan avoiding the jammed main roads and feeling very “dolce vita”. It occurred to me that getting on a scooter after years behind a steering...

Intercultural Learning – giving birth and dealing with health issues on the move

04/04/2017 / Birth, Expat, health, intercultural learning, intercultural sensitivity, TCK / By Elisabeth "Elle" Weingraber-Pircher

tckTCI loved and still do love Brazil. There is no other place in the world I know that is as friendly and welcoming as Brazil. Besides all the problems, it is still filled with “alegria” (joy) and a focus on understanding your particular situation and helping you find creative solutions to “impossible” problems. I guess Brazilians also have their fair share of practice in...