Making a Game out of Navigating to Your New Country
One of the major adjustments in moving to another country is learning to navigate the different systems and bureaucracies of the mundane parts of life in a different culture. Also, it makes you wonder how many committee meetings and levels of approval it took for bureaucracies to approve the spelling of “bureaucracy,” as it is nearly impossible to spell. These annoying moments can range from figuring out the stickier parts of your new bank to standing in a very long line for a residency permit.
Wes Dean and his family are Global Marketplace Multipliers in Eastern Europe. He recently shared some super short videos on how he tries to make a game out of navigating these moments, and we find them helpful in changing perspective and attitude in facing these challenges. Have a look: