Category Archives: Global Community

The Great Cultural Divide: Bridging Differences

by Dr. Denise R. Ames The presidential election of 2016 may seem like a distant memory. But it was instrumental in exposing simmering cultural, social, and political divides that have been bubbling underneath the surface of American society for some … Continue reading

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Selling in a Globalized World: Observations during Travels to Puerto Vallarta

by Dr. Denise R. Ames Marketing companies have not been blind to the attachment people have to getting a good deal. They have devised an untold number of gimmicks to attract susceptible people to their marketing matrix. Marketing was in … Continue reading

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What Happens When You Meet a Whale?

By Nancy Harmon Last spring, I made my fifth trip to play with grey whales in San Ignacio Lagoon in Baja California, 500 miles south of San Diego. In previous blog articles, I wrote about the thrill of making contact … Continue reading

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A Meaning of “All-Inclusive”: Reflections on a Trip to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

By Dr. Denise R. Ames What does “all-inclusive” mean to you? To me, all-inclusive means embracing diversity in cultures, people, and thought, but that definition changed when I went on a long-weekend vacation with my son, daughter-in-law, and friends to … Continue reading

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Cross-Cultural Awareness: Through the Lens of a Cruise Ship Lecturer

I have a new gig! Although I have authored six books and been the president of a non-profit organization, the Center for Global Awareness, over the last five years, I am also starting a new position as a cruise-ship lecturer. … Continue reading

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Worldviews: How We See the World, Part 3

As the twig is bent, so grows the tree. The Center for Global Awareness is pleased to announce a forthcoming conversation program to enhance global awareness for adult learners called GRASP (Global Awareness Adult Study Program). GRASP’s mission is to … Continue reading

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Worldviews: How We See the World, Part 2

As the twig is bent, so grows the tree. The Center for Global Awareness is pleased to announce a forthcoming conversation program to enhance global awareness for adult learners called GRASP (Global Awareness Adult Study Program). GRASP’s mission is to … Continue reading

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