Amelie Kreiter: Who needs Intercultural Business Training? 

In many parts of our world, everyone wears jeans, sends the same emojis 🙂 and spends way too much time staring at smartphones; today, globalization makes it seem that the world is coalescing around a single cultural perspective and that those who don’t share that perspective simply haven’t caught up. Yet a “prost” in MunichContinue reading Amelie Kreiter: Who needs Intercultural Business Training? 

The Psychological Safety Playbook: Lead More Powerfully by Being More Human

In the late 1990s, a sticker provided by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (acronym OSHA) could be read on the backs of cars in the United States. The sticker confronted its reader with propositional logic: “If you don’t know what OSHA means, you’re in trouble.”  Today you may hear less about physical workplace safety (andContinue reading The Psychological Safety Playbook: Lead More Powerfully by Being More Human

The Infinite City: Utopian Dreams on the Streets of London

Are cities filthy, dangerous places; the cesspools of immorality, where the rich trample on the dreams of the poor, where the poor steal whatever they can from the rich and animals and nature are wantonly desecrated?   Or, are cities the hallowed ground on which the divine promise of humanity slowly reveals itself; where communities based onContinue reading The Infinite City: Utopian Dreams on the Streets of London

Tempesta di Mare: Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra 

Imagine yourself seated at a table in 16th-century Tuscany.  You are the guest of one of the most intellectually elite households in all of Italy.  No, you are not at Cosimo I. de Medici’s house, but rather, at Vincenzo Galilei’s home.  Vincenzo, the father of astronomer Galileo Galilei, is a well-respected musician who just arrived back from Venice,Continue reading Tempesta di Mare: Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra 

Chamber Music America

Classical music insiders know about an extraordinary organization headquartered in New York City.  Chamber Music America is a charitable corporation whose sole mission is to develop, support and strengthen the chamber music field in the United States.  CMA CEO Kevin Kwan Loucks and his eight-person team are right offstage supporting chamber musicians all over the nation byContinue reading Chamber Music America