Per Ostberg has been to 84 countries, taken more than 650 flights, lapped the Earth 54 times in air miles, spent over 7 ½ years in hotel rooms, climbed mountains in the Himalayas, Africa and Argentina, sailed a dugout canoe up and down the Kinabatangan River in Borneo. He has live and worked in East Asia for 5 years while restructuring supply chains for Ericsson Radio Systems, build mobile networks in Africa for a Dutch investment company and is the co-founder of Starfish Mobile, one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest Mobile Value Added Services companies. Per currently lives in South Africa with his girlfriend and their four cats.
PERspective follows Ostberg’s uneven self-discovery path as he bares the expat life and challenges. Drawing on personal stories from 84 countries, he answers questions about culture crash, building & managing multicultural teams and avoiding common expatriate traps. It offers practical techniques for trouble-shooting, cultural intelligence, stress management, and knowing when to leave.