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    Strategy Execution: A Short Checklist that Helps

    Strategy execution is a key topic on the agenda of Boards and Executive Committees. The increased focus by senior leadership on strategy execution is a good thing. If you’re not good at it, you can get into trouble. Read more …

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    How Abraham Lincoln Mastered Collaboration: 4 Key Elements

    Do executive leaders always have a clear idea of what powerful collaboration looks like? Do they always understand what it takes to build high-quality, result-focused collaboration between and across teams? What can we learn from Abraham Lincoln when it comes to collaboration? Read more …

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    How Successful Cross-Cultural Leaders Work

    Your Personal Guide to How Successful Cross-Cultural Leaders Work: Introducing the Cross-Cultural Compass.

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    Leading Multinational Companies: Three Significant Changes in the Role of Senior Leaders

    In working with multinational companies we see three specific changes that affect the role of senior leaders. Three changes that require special attention and sometimes even a fundamental mind shift. Read more …

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    Post Merger Integration: Cultural Alignment is a Prerequisite for Value Creation

    Post Merger Integration research over the past 15 years has shown that a great deal of mergers and acquisitions did not yield the desired value. Many surveys mention insufficient attention to the people and cultural aspects of the integration as one of the main causes of failure. Overlooking or underestimating the effect of cultural differences can seriously hinder the integration process and can destroy value. Read more …

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    Leading Change: What does Change mean to You?

    You find two kinds of leaders, those who lead change as a continuous learning and improvement experience versus those who do not … yet. And their mental models are reflected in the successes people achieve. Read more …

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    Cross-Cultural Leadership: How to Build Mutual Trust?

    Many companies operate in globalized markets, and leaders have to deal with cross-cultural differences. How do successful leaders create effective collaboration across organizations between members from different cultures? Read More …

Leading Complex Change

Leading Complex Change

We Help You Accelerate Strategy Execution: Change has become a constant factor for organizations. Technological innovation is evolving faster than ever, market places are continuously changing, new generations are entering the workplace, globalization is all around us. All this creates…

Cross-Cultural Leadership

Cross-Cultural Leadership

We Boost Your Cross-Cultural Effectiveness: For leaders of today’s and tomorrow’s businesses the ability to build successful collaboration across cultures is a crucial competency. Dealing successfully with cross-cultural differences saves your company time and money. How to create effective collaboration…

Post Merger Integration

Post Merger Integration

We Build Commitment and Alignment Across Companies: Many companies are dealing or will be dealing with mergers and acquisitions in the coming years. Changes in marketplaces and a shifting balance between East and West will have a significant impact on…

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Leading Change: 3 Key Tips from Wi-Fi Pioneer Cees Links

Did you ever hear the story of how Cees (‘Case’) Links, whose boyish face lights up behind his glasses when he recounts it now, convinced Steve Jobs to embrace Wi-Fi, the wireless internet technology he co-invented? He spent almost a decade pursuing the idea, which nobody thought particularly useful. Until finally, in 2000, the tipping point arrived.

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Cross-Cultural Leadership: How to Stimulate Your Asian Team Members to Speak Up?

In global teams, team effectiveness is not only impacted by personal (people’s characters and temperament) and organizational (level of team alignment from the start) elements. There are important cultural elements at play as well. Cultural elements that can, if not understood and properly addressed, quickly lead to frustration and ineffective teams.

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A Powerful Story about Team Diversity: The Philips Founding Fathers

This is an episode of the LeadershipWatch Series: How to collaborate across divisions, companies and cultures and achieve your goals? Follow the LeadershipWatch Series and learn from the best experts out there.

Cover of e-book The Cross-Cultural Compass presented on iPad and iPhone with picture of a compass.

How Successful Cross-Cultural Leaders Work

Your Personal Guide to How Successful Cross-Cultural Leaders Work: Introducing the Cross-Cultural Compass.

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