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Culture (noun) The way we interact.

Fish have water. Humans have culture.

It’s in and around us. You can’t step out of culture and dry yourself off with a towel. You’re always in it. Culture includes many things such as values, assumptions, attitudes, beliefs, behaviors, customs, mores, and artifacts. But all of those things are reflected at the human interface. It all comes out in the way we interact.

Action:

Explain this definition of culture to a colleague. Discuss what you would like to improve about “the way you interact.”

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