Hossein and Zorica clearly have a strong relationship. Importantly, this relationship is not a one-way street. Both people benefited from the relationship in different ways.
“Cultural competence is a set of congruent behaviours, attitudes and policies that come together in a system, agency or among professionals; enabling that system, agency or those professionals to work effectively in cross-cultural situations.” (Cross et al, 1989)
If you are interested in doing a bit of a course have a look at this one from the national broadcaster SBS (For example: https://cultural-competence.com.au/individuals)
Zorica said: “Every day (we) learn something new’.
This statement points to the ongoing process and learning that is inherent in the idea of cultural competence.
One of the core attributes you need for that journey is curiosity. Not only does curiosity make you smarter, curiosity is also a great demolisher of our (unconscious) biases and stereotypes and it pushes our brains to think more and enhances our learning. Curious? Read more here: https://www.nature.com/articles/514143b