How to Boost Your Cross-Cultural Leadership Skills.
Learning to understand and getting comfortable with the deeper level of a culture that is not your own requires a certain mindset. A mindset that can significantly improve your effectiveness in cross-cultural settings.
Jacques Rogge, Honorary President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), speaks with a surprisingly soft voice. I had the chance to meet him last week, when he – invited by The Antwerp Forum – shared his insights on ‘How to…Read More
The other day I watched a political leader proclaim with great pride what a huge success this compromise was. How they had reached it after long and exhausting negotiations. This was truly a great solution that would change the future…Read More
This is a Dutch translation of a previously published Leadershipwatch article on how to deal with cross-cultural differences within your team. Click to read original article. Voor leidinggevenden is het vermogen om mensen op één lijn te krijgen, om mensen te…Read More
One of the things our work with multinational companies has taught us is the growing importance of cross-team collaboration. For 21st century businesses it has become a vital prerequisite for building success. And this has an impact on the team…Read More
How do organizations deal with the changes in today’s business environment? How do they keep up with the pace of change, let alone get ahead of it? How do they innovate and stay competitive? How do they increase their adaptability?…Read More
Do you recognize this situation? A team is confronted with an important problem, and it has to tackle it. All team members are actively discussing and debating the problem, trying to come up with a proper solution. Everybody shares a…Read More
‘We should have had this discussion a long time ago. It would have saved us a lot of time and a lot of useless frustration.’ This was the feedback I received from executives during an executive team alignment session I…Read More
This month is the 2nd anniversary of Leadershipwatch! The past two years have been exciting and rewarding. Leadershipwatch has become a source for 21st century leaders to find new insights, advice and tips on how to deal with today’s leadership…Read More
This series is about people alignment as a crucial competence for today’s leaders. Especially in a globalized world, where cross-cultural and multinational challenges are becoming more and more a normal part of the leader’s job. Successful leaders create people alignment…Read More