“It will work out.” This is the maxim that companies often use to plan projects involving people from different countries, because they usually underestimate the cultural differences in the area of communication and cooperation.
After one or two years in a foreign country, emigrants are often surprised to discover that although I now live far away from home, my best friends, with whom I talk about my feelings, worries and hardships, are still my compatriots. But before emigrating, I made a firm resolution..: I don’t want to live in a German enclave, but I want to have personal relations with the people.
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