I just finished reading this book all about culture. It made it a little more easy to understand culture and knowing where people are coming from. The book over all theme put culture into two different categories; hot-culture and cold-culture.
Indirectly Answer Question
Hospitality is spontaneous
Time and Efficiency is important
Direct, Short and to the point
Schedule events and gathers
What type of culture do you come from?
(if you are from the northern part of America you are probably a cold-culture but if you are from the southern part of America you might be a hot-culture)