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WorldView Good Reads: Off the Press for November 2017

Published: November 28, 2017

Here are good reads from around the globe that have caught our attention.

The Hidden Talent that Defines Success

In our era of globalization, your job performance may depend on your “CQ." What is it? “The number one predictor of your success in today’s borderless world is not your IQ, not your resume (CV), and not even your expertise,” writes social scientist David Livermore in his book The Cultural Intelligence Difference. “It’s your CQ.” Read the BBC story here.

Why Learn Languages?

Open doors. Rev your brain. Boost your job prospects and your earnings potential. Travel with confidence. Improve your cultural intelligence. Connect with extended family. Better understand immigrants in your own community. Communicate better. Widen your world. Learn more about yourself. A hundred more reasons here!

How Do Others Give Thanks?

Erntedankfest. l'Action de grâce.  Kinrō Kanasha no Hi. As we Americans recover from our collective food stupor, it’s fun to read how seven other nations celebrate Thanksgiving. But giving thanks doesn’t just happen at Thanksgiving time. You can learn about other thankful traditions here

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