Freebies (free download):
1. Self-coaching method for expat partners: Inner Conference
Before going on an international assignment, it is important that both partners make a conscious decision stand wholeheartedly behind their choice. This self-coaching method will help you to find clarity for you.
Download the pdf file here and get started!
2. Infographic and explanation: Value Square Model
This model has proven to be very insightful during my intercultural trainings and I would like to share it with you. With the help of the value square model, we are able to keep seemingly opposing values and personal standards in a dynamic balance so that we can operate in a constructive way. You can download the infographic and explanation here or read about it in my blog article.
3. Cheat sheet and explanations: Dimensions of Culture
This compilation originates from a series of Instagram posts where I shared six most relevant dimensions of culture from my point of view. It consists of six simple illustrations, real-life examples and a reflective question on each dimension.
You can download the pdf file here or read it in my blog article.
Working in global business:
The Culture Map, Erin Meyer
Riding the Waves of Culture, Fons Trompenaars
Global Dexterity, Andy Molinsky
Expat family life:
A Moveable Marriage, Robin Pascoe
Third Culture Kids – Growing up among worlds, David C. Pollock & Ruth E. van Reken
Misunderstood – The impact of growing up overseas in the 21st Century, Tanya Crossmann
A Career in your Suitcase, Jo Parfitt
A Great Move – Surviving and thriving in your expat assignment, Katia Vlachos
Gemeinsam ins Ausland und zurück, Susanne Reichhardt & Anke Weidling
Arbeiten im Ausland und die Familie geht mit, Gesa Krämer & Kirsten Nazarkiewicz
For expats in general
International Therapist Directory
For expats in Germany
From the Bürgeramt to the Bedroom – Your essential guide to moving to Germany, Kristina Griess & Linda O’Grady
Goethe Institut (German courses & culture)
Germany platform – Information, service, dialogue
10 Instagram accounts that will help you learn German
Germany news in English