Topics: English, travel, Teacher, foreigner, professional
Much of my international travel is in support of humanitarian work, so, as a result, I see difficult places and hear gut-wrenching stories. I meet with people who are exhausted, yet full of joy. I dine with people who have given up everything, but have gained more than they could ever ask or imagine.
In my early morning hours, with a cup of coffee in hand, I stopped to think about what I have learned about leadership. What I have learned is not necessarily what I do. Rather, it is what I have seen to be true, and what I aspire to do. So, here then, is what I have learned:
Topics: development, life, leadership, professional, lessons, tips, leader
Gathering together for a meal has a deeper meaning than satisfying your hunger. In China, having a meal builds relationships or establishes new friendships. Curious what our favorite Chinese dishes are? We asked one of our long-term teachers what her favorite Chinese dishes are. Here is her response:
Topics: Culture, development, travel, life, foreigner, overseas, TCK, childhood, Third Culture Kid
Topics: development, travel, plans, life, Teacher
[Note: The following statement from ELIC President, Tim Davis, was originally posted to the ELIC website on June 4, 2020.]