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I’ve talked with some Asian friends who are also in big 4 and we all agree that we don’t know to talk or bs like Americans. Who’s with me?

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No offense but generally we are more on the quiet side and do our work. Are there some ways that can make us shine at our workplace?

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😂 I’m the chatty one in the office

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Well now that we are in America... we need to and have to... when in America, do as the Americans do... :)

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Agree. I work in one of the midwest office and struggle to relate myself to my American colleagues. I grew up in the US and am Asian American but I still can't find myself to spark any connection with them as all they talk about is beer, sports, cars, and sports. How am I expected to be successful and climb up internally if I can't bring myself to be more "like" them?

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I was the chatty one when I was in the U.S. Now that I’m back in Asia, I turned out to be the shadiest mofo in the office.

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I live in the South and when college football season rolls around. I’m just sitting here...twiddling my thumbs. But if you want to talk celebrity gossip - I’m all ears fam. Gossip about co-workers? I tend to be a sponge rather than get involved. You never know who you can trust.

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Food...be the residential foodies...everybody loves food!

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Ask fewer questions and make decisions. Take charge.

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Try to take charge and have less sense of shame...

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I concur

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Try to make frds with at least one American, then the one will open doors for you to know more ppl.

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PwC1 seems you already know the formula to succeed, if you don’t follow the formula, the chance is slim.

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By working extra maybe? 😂

Thank you EY2. That’s exactly what I thought.

I am quite opinionated and focused at work but I don’t get involve in gossiping and BS’ing around. Working in Australia.

I'm the other way around. Having trouble connecting with my fellow asians and only have 'white' friends.

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