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Sizzle Reel! What is a cross cultural strategist? Who am I? How can I help you? 

What Harriet Russell and her Business Ease Overseas company can do for you.

1. Have you ever felt uneasy when you don’t understand another person’s accent?
2. Do you ever feel uncomfortable when you interact with people from different cultures in your work?
3. Does your business require developing relationships internationally?
If you answered “yes” to any of these, you are in the right place!

Doing Business With Ease Overseas cover

Harriet’s latest book: Doing Business With Ease Overseas: Building Cross-Cultural Relationships That Last

Take a sneak peek or order on Amazon:  Link here
Click on the cover to see Harriet introduce the book.


The U.S. Library of Congress has selected Harriet  L. Russell’s book to be in their General Collections. The U.S. Library of Congress is the oldest federal cultural institution in the United States. It is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.

For 40 years, Harriet Russell has been doing one thing —
Stopping people from offending each other when doing business internationally.

From managing Public Relations at Sony in the Big Apple to translating for Peter Jennings and the ABC News staff at the Tokyo Economic Summit to jetting off to Minsk for the U.S. State Department to educate and motivate entrepreneurs, Harriet understands how intercultural communications can make or break business relationships.

Cross Cultural Communication

Why Is Cross Cultural Communication Vital?

Communication between individuals of the same culture can be challenging. Communication between those of different cultures is even more challenging. Misunderstandings can range from humorous to catastrophic, and can halt business from moving forward. Quite simply, culture impacts business. Learn more…

Harriet Russell

Harriet Russell Can Help Your Staff Learn the Intricacies

Harriet lived and worked overseas for eight years and is fluent in several languages. She knows the ins and outs of intercultural communication, from verbal to non-verbal, and can teach you, too. Putting Harriet’s guidance into practice, many have expanded their international business. Learn more…

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See what other international businesses have said about working with Harriet. Available for one-on-one coaching sessions, by phone or in person, and as a dynamic Keynote Speaker for conventions and conferences, Harriet gets results. Learn more…


Stay Up to Date on Cross Cultural Communications

Harriet Russell writes frequently on various topics focused on intercultural communication and additional important corporate topics such as stress management. Read articles here, and sign up for our e-newsletter.


Harriet was invited to speak at the Global Speakers Summits in Auckland, New Zealand (2018) and Dublin, Ireland (2022), a premier thought leaders international event. Topic: “It’s Not Personal, It’s Cultural! Using Conscious Communications in a Multicultural World”