can listen and behave without imposing their own values and assumptions on others

carries an attitude of respect when approaching people of different cultures, which entails engagement in a process of self-reflection and self-critique

has the ability to move beyond their own biases

can maintain a communication style that is not based on being argumentative and competitive; can reach shared outcomes without manipulating or wearing down others with compelling evidence

is curious about the other person and seeks solutions that work across shared interests

is comfortable asking questions when uncertain or unclear about the assumptions of an individual or group

intentionally seeks to see, hear, and understand the cultural "other"

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