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Practice extrinsic motivation

This is an opportunity to experience CQ drive: extrinsic interest. We ask you to reflect and discuss the benefits of cultural intelligence.
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CQ drive: extrinsic interest develops as you realize the benefits of experiencing interactions with diversity. This is an opportunity to reflect on what some of those extrinsic benefits look like.
Take a few minutes and imagine you have a friend, coworker, or colleague who does not see any tangible value from learning about cultural differences. Make a list of benefits this person may receive as a result of improving their cultural intelligence. For example, the list may include promotion, job security, new opportunities, salary increase, new friends, innovation, … etc.
CQ drive: extrinsic interest develops as you realize the benefits of experiencing interactions with diversity. This is an opportunity to reflect on what some of those extrinsic benefits look like.

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