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September 8, 2021 at 9:32:59 PM

Understanding the values that underpin all of Culture Bump's training activities as well as the thought process that guides the choice of pictures and other prompts will ensure the integrity of the Culture Bump Approach. The Culture Bump Approach leads to a new understanding of culture and differences so that anyone can connect with anyone else anywhere anytime. Culture Bump Values There are three kinds of values that are important to remember when creating or evaluating Culture Bump activities: Core Values Differential Values Design Values The p rimary Core Values require that any Culture Bump activity be: Authentic Interactive Valuing Non-confrontational Inclusive (of self and others) Additional core values include: Organic Connective Grounded Colorful Skill-based Relationship-oriented Passionate Accessible Lighthearted Differential Values underpin Culture Bump activities as they: Provide practical skills versus Teaching knowledge Support Community Building versus Building Communities Are accessible versus Being academic (academic gives validity) Are authentically polished versus Being robotically polished Culture Bumps Design Values can be summarized in the following table: All projects must be mindful of... And include... Looking at a specific difference Appropriate use of word "culture bump" Being applied to anyone, anywhere Real-life examples Both differences & commonalities An overt connection Both subjectivity & objectivity Both emotions and perceptions Culture Bump Adaptations There are two types of adaptations that can be made to foundational Culture Bump training materials: Adapting Photos Chose photos to both evoke and trigger Evoke something meaningful for one group (or culture) and trigger something different for another group (or culture). * Adapting Stories All stories must demonstrate something Cultural Individual Universal *. In order to do this, it is necessary to understand the various groups you are training as well as their deep, often unconscious responses. All projects must be Mindful of… And include…

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