Craig Storti is founder and co-director of Communicating Across Cultures, a Washington, D.C.-based intercultural communication training and consulting firm. With work appearing in the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and Chicago Tribune, he is the author of six books. Having lived nearly a quarter of his life abroad, he lives now in Maryland. www.craigstorti.com
Storti helps us understand that by finely tuning our eyes and ears to the differences, we can bridge the gaps and strengthen our business relationships. - Chris Gilmore, Vendor Management Director, CNA Insurance CompaniesThis is a must read! It provides rich insight into why routine interactions are often misconstrued, and offers practical advice on how to present material so both the East and West can relate. - Nikki Webster, Learning and Development Director, CNA Insurance CompaniesStorti's cultural observations about Indians are spot on. - Ranjini Manian, CEO, Global Adjustments, and author of Doing Business in India for DummiesTimely and insightful, this book is a great start on the journey of cultural appreciation. Through examining everyday conversations, a complex subject is made accessible. Herein lies the brilliance of Speaking of India. - Sampath Iyengar, Partner, Forum Synergies PE Fund, IndiaIf you're involved in business interactions with counterparts in India or the West, you are very likely to experience a number of scenarios described in this book. By the time you have finished the book, Storti's suggestions will make complete sense...and you will save yourself a lot of time and frustration by implementing them!