Psychic location independence: optimizing life in spite of where you are

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Most of us cannot go somewhere on the ground where all our people and our perfect lifestyle exist. We must find that psychically — call it our “global niche”.

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Get creative about your place in the world: how to operate on a micro-yet-global level with a global niche

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Suspended between multiple worlds — challenged in your pursuits and interests by culture, geography, language or time zone? Welcome to the GlobalNiche club, where our situation mismatch is our secret weapon.

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Ring my bell: finding resonance with hybrid creatives

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What comes first, the hybrid self or the hybrid life? Are our most resonant peers made or born?

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Creatives surviving & thriving abroad: lowering barriers and raising your game

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Technology and the times both lower the barrier for writers abroad, and raise our game. Now we’re producers, directors, engineers of content.

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No 40 years of friendship: the mass market distorts traditional hospitality

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Tourists in Istanbul’s shopping Mecca have been so traumatized they can no longer distinguish an invitation from an inquisition.

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Bridge of folk art: mastering an intercultural skill

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I’m native in the Japanese language and love the country but it took the folk art Etegami to help bridge the divide.

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Most affecting: 1 year later

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We’re celebrating a full year of camaraderie among cultural creatives, globally mobile progressives, and explorers of identity.

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Awkward greetings: the intercultural social dance

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Trying to assimilate to the greeting norms of another culture leaves us bumping heads and stepping on toes.

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