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Not the books I liked or enjoyed. The books that contained real practical advice. The books that, looking back, changed how I think and how I do things. But first, on my romance with books. For about half of my…


Our team of Regional Executive Directors (RED) is trying to launch X-Culture Kids (X-Culture Academy). An annoying but a necessary task is to prepare materials REDs need when they meet with school principles and teachers to talk about X-Culture. Specifically,…


An unexpected challenge: X-Culture ran out of email addresses. Who would have thought… X-Culture’s web hosting allows us to have up to 100 email accounts at [email protected] When we bought the hosting years ago, we needed only one email address:…


  People often ask me why do I work so hard, days, nights, weekends and holidays. It’s all because of the stories like this one. And even more so, because every semester we end with new ideas for how to…


Three years ago, X-Culture made a series of short whiteboard animation videos (see below). Each video tells a story and explains what X-Culture is, how it works, and how businesses or students could benefit from it. The videos have been…


Dear X-Culture Friends, As many of you already know, we’re about to open X-Culture to younger pre-college participants. The plan is to start with teens (ages 13-17) and later go as young as ages 9-12. Our early tests show, kids…


 A typical slow Wednesday morning: – Skype with a co-author from Afghanistan who works in Denmark about a study on Cultural Intelligence – Skype with a Ukrainian project partner in Ukraine about X-Culture Kids – Skype with a Peruvian company…


One recurring issue most teams (not only in X-Culture) face is free-riding (aka free-loading, social loafing, shirking). Almost every team has one or more team members who do not meet the expectations of their team members.   The problem is…


by Karen Lynden Capturing the X-Culture Symposium Story:  Social Media Contest The inaugural X-Culture Symposium “Social Media Contest” was designed for participating students invited to the Miami 2017 event.  The result was excellent, as hundreds of team and individual moments were…


The past 10-15 weeks have been the busiest weeks of my entire life (and 20 weeks ago I could have not imagined it could get any busier). Hence, infrequent updates on our progress. One of the tasks that has kept…