Developing Digital Agility and Global Mindset

Developing Digital Agility and Global Mindset

  Whatever your business, and wherever you work, one of the essential drivers for your upcoming success will be to develop your cultural intelligence (CQ) and global mindset. Why? A high level of CQ allows you to be agile in[...]..
Bridging The Gap In East-West Business

Bridging The Gap In East-West Business

  I took a few days off recently in Cambridge, UK, taking a punt on the River Cam and revisiting my old rooms near St. John’s College ‘Bridge of Sighs’ and walking on the Backs…sweet nostalgia.     I also[...]..
Bamboo Strong Book – Cultural Intelligence Secrets

Bamboo Strong Book – Cultural Intelligence Secrets

Diversity is the new normal and we’d better get used to it! We are living and working in an age of rapid change: increasing globalisation and connectivity, faster time to market, more cross-border mergers and acquisitions, many new and more[...]..
3 Mindset Secrets for Asia Business Success

3 Mindset Secrets for Asia Business Success

Yes, I know we’re not supposed to in this age of political correctness but how many times do we hear other people doing it, catch a hint of it on TV, and (god forbid) find ourselves consciously or sub-consciously doing[...]..
Cultural Diversity Is the New Normal – Are You Ready?

Cultural Diversity Is the New Normal – Are You Ready?

Diversity is the new normal---and we’d better get used to it. Under the impact of migration, globalisation, and the concentration of work in super-connected cities across the world, we are dealing with people of many different national, ethnic, cultural, social,[...]..
Be Your Own GHQ – Managing Across Cultures

Be Your Own GHQ – Managing Across Cultures

  Cultural understanding almost always starts with the personal—which means it starts with you. Without a strong sense of who you are and how your own culture has influenced and shaped you, you are very unlikely to know how to[...]..
The Karaoke Test – Business Across Cultures

The Karaoke Test – Business Across Cultures

I have a Czech friend in London who works for a major bank, which recently sent him to Melbourne with a one-day stopover in Singapore for client meetings. The stopover was followed by a non-stop flight to Melbourne where he[...]..