InterCultural Word of the Week! Komorebi 木漏れ日

Dom Tidey EuRA C.O.O.

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The Japanese have an extraordinary connection to nature and have developed a wonderful vocabulary to describe it.  The incorporation of the natural environment into the man-made world is a fundamental part of the aesthetic of the country, from the practice of Ikebana to the concept of the Zen Garden.  Komorebi is broken into the interpretation of three characters; 木 means tree, 漏 means escape, 日 is sun.  Komorebi is the interplay between the light of the sun and leaves and the ground, a curtain of light seen in the forest. 

Naturnaher Buchenwald, Sonnenstrahlen brechen durch Morgennebel

Dominic Tidey is the C.O.O. of EuRA, the European Relocation Association.  EuRA is the professional industry body for relocation providers and affiliated services. As a non-profit organisation EuRA aims to promote the benefits of a professionally managed relocation to companies with globally mobile employees.

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Dom Tidey

Dominic Tidey is the C.O.O. of EuRA with specific responsibility for new projects, conferences, education programmes and research. EuRA is the association for relocation providers across the globe. We are a not-for-profit association run by our 500+ members in 95 countries. EuRA sets global standards for relocation through our MIM Professional Qualification and our EuRA Global Quality Seal, an ISO based independent audit programme for mobility providers. Dominic has worked with EuRA since 1998 having studied law at university and working in social services. In 2003 he completed his masters degree and returned to EuRA as Operations Manager, spearheading the development of the EARP and later, the EuRA Global Quality Seal and most recently, the MIM online training programme.

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