As an interaction designer, I consider which will be the best communication between a product and its target group. For that, foreseeing scenarios and reactions of the users is vital.
I was working as a Senior Interaction Designer in Italy.
The biggest difference is the environment and mood of the office. My previous office had a semi-open space which made it more difficult to communicate with colleagues.
Open communication, good environment, motivation, synchronising.
Dating with my wife, traveling around the world, getting a drivers license.