Learning a New Language Improves Tolerance, Ask For Help

Learning a New Language Improves Tolerance, Ask For Help

The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1524

  • Jun 8, 2018 1:00 pm
  • 2:21:18 mins

How Learning a New Language Improves Tolerance (15:16) Amy Thompson, Ph.D.,  is the Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of South Florida. Less than 1% of American adults today are proficient in a foreign language that they studied in a U.S. classroom. With that in mind, Professor Amy Thompson sees that there are benefits that make learning a second language worthwhile when it comes to improving tolerance. Why You Don't Ask For Help (1:02:17) Mark Bolino, Ph.D., is a professor of management at the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. He specializes in organizational behavior, international business, and human resources management. His research interests include impression management in the workplace and global careers.  All of us find it difficult to ask for help sometimes. Maybe it is because we don’t trust a co-worker, or perhaps we are just trying to be self-reliant. Whatever the reason, studies have shown that when we don’t ask for help our individual and team performance suffers. Mark Bolino explains.   Screen Cleaning (1:35:38) Jeff Simpson talks about movies and TV, helping you find family-friendly options.

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