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  • Genre:TRAVEL
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:344
  • eBook ISBN:9781544531113

Like a Fish in Water

How to Grow Abroad When You Go Abroad

by Rich Kurtzman

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Overview
Studying abroad is the opportunity of a lifetime, but the idea of leaving home so far behind can feel overwhelming. Like a Fish in Water prepares you to feel comfortable, confident, and ready to take on the world, even in unfamiliar territory. Rich Kurtzman is a Chicago native who has spent more than twenty years living in Barcelona, overseeing study abroad programs and coaching multinational organizations—teaching students and executives alike how to thrive in new countries and cultures. Step by step, Kurtzman shows you what to expect from your experience abroad, helping you harness your new cultural superpowers to land your dream job. Like a Fish in Water is your personal guide to international living. Learn how to adapt to any culture, fit in with the locals, and turn what you thought were challenges into exciting opportunities. Done right, studying abroad will dramatically expand your horizons—not just in your professional career but for the rest of your life.
Description
Studying abroad is the opportunity of a lifetime, but the idea of leaving home so far behind can feel overwhelming. Like a Fish in Water prepares you to feel comfortable, confident, and ready to take on the world, even in unfamiliar territory. Rich Kurtzman is a Chicago native who has spent more than twenty years living in Barcelona, overseeing study abroad programs and coaching multinational organizations—teaching students and executives alike how to thrive in new countries and cultures. Step by step, Kurtzman shows you what to expect from your experience abroad, helping you harness your new cultural superpowers to land your dream job. Like a Fish in Water is your personal guide to international living. Learn how to adapt to any culture, fit in with the locals, and turn what you thought were challenges into exciting opportunities. Done right, studying abroad will dramatically expand your horizons—not just in your professional career but for the rest of your life.
About the author
Rich Kurtzman was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He studied abroad in Russia and Spain and interned in Italy before following his dream to work in Barcelona. Still there twenty years later, Rich has dedicated his entire professional career to international education. Today, he directs a study abroad company and is a sought-after speaker on building intercultural competence and working across cultures. Rich and his wonderful English wife live just outside Barcelona with their two multicultural, multilingual children. His newsletter, Culture Stock: Tips and Tricks for Increasing Cultural Awareness, has a distribution of thousands. Find more information at FishInWaterBook.com.
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