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Get Ahead, Before You're Behind in the U.S. Bridge the Culture Gap!


Learn How to Communicate More Effectively in the U.S. Improve English and Discover American Culture, too!


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The Emergency Manager Workbook

Be able to communicate effectively in emergencies. Know how to prepare and what to do. Maximize preparedness. Minimize risk. Get ahead, before you’re behind!


Resources for Improving Cross-Cultural Communication & Studying English

Get my free cross-cultural communication downloads. Explore apps and textbooks for studying English. Plus, listen to my America-themed playlist on Apple Music.

Bridging the Culture Gaps Since 2003


For more than a decade, I lived abroad and helped everyone from sea gypsies to senior executives learn English, improve cross-cultural communication and bridge the culture gaps. However, when I finally returned to the United States for the first time in over 12 years, my arrival quickly became less of a homecoming and more of an arduous journey called reverse culture shock.