Staying local allows us to stay informed about developments in our neighborhoods, and can inspire us to take steps to improve our surroundings. However, when we stay too close to home, our vision of the world becomes myopic, and we run the risk of becoming ignorant.

This is a disadvantage in a world where people are more connected than humans have ever been. An increase in connectedness has shifted the dynamics in our global community, and as members of it, we must recognize that the world is made up of complex interdependencies.

In this episode, we’ll look into the many ways that having high global fluency enhances us as individuals and increases our ability to form deeper and meaningful connections with those from different backgrounds. You’ll also learn four simple ways to develop your global fluency.