Monthly Archives: October 2014

Cross-Cultural Communication Gaffes To Avoid – A Mexican Case Study

(Please share this article with your friends on the social media tabs below) ­ Doing the culturally appropriate thing in our home country doesn’t always work in other cultures. When we travel (or live) in another culture there are cultural … Continue reading

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Time – How Not To Drive Yourself and Others Crazy

(Please share this article with your friends on the social media tabs below) We all have issues about time. I tend to be a tad obsessive about being on time to the point that I have earned the name “Big … Continue reading

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The Drivers of Change – Emotional More Than Rational

People are more likely to change their position for emotional rather than rational reasons. In the political arena try convincing a person from the “other” side with “facts” and your argument drops like a lead brick. And when someone tells … Continue reading

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How to Select the Best Senior Executives

(If you find this article helpful please share it on the social media tabs below) For several years now I have worked with global organizations to assess and select their senior executives. Here are ten questions that need to be … Continue reading

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Beyond Simplistic Solutions

In a world of confusing complexity it is quite natural that we boil our problems down to a single and simple solution. NY Times columnist David Brooks addresses this topic in today’s column “The Danger of a Single Story” Brooks, … Continue reading

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Use Your Imagination – Increase Your Influence

(If you find this article helpful please share it on the social media tabs below) It is amazing how influential you can be in selling your ideas if you can capture the imagination of your audience. People will think differently, overcome … Continue reading

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