What is a culture bump?
Understanding your culture bump experience in just 8 Steps
What do the Steps do?
What did I do or say?
Tips for Step 3
List and describe specific actions you would do in the universal situation from Part C of Step 5
Tips for Step 6
When people in my culture (or group) do the actions I listed in Step 6, I say they are being:
Tips for Step 7
I had a culture bump with
and I thought that was
Tips for Step 1
Part A: Think about what caught your attention the most: Why do you think they did what they did? More specifically, what was the situation they were responding to?
Now let's find a universal situation for your culture bump. It will be something that could happen to anyone from anywhere, like arriving late or feeling hungry in class or a meeting.
Part B: Look back at your answer for Part A. Could that happen to anyone from anywhere? If not, reword the sentence. Once you found something that is universal, write it for the answer below. (See Tips tab below to learn more.)
What do you do when:
Tips for Step 5
Tips for Step 2
What did the other person(s) do or say? Or, in case of an object, describe it physically?
At the time of the culture bump, the emotions I felt were:
Tips for Step 4
Program/ Training ID or #
How does the other person(s) you had the culture bump with express the qualities you listed in Step 7? (If you do not know, consider starting a conversation with a question like, "How do you like to show (a quality from Step 7)?"