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[...]..
The Cross-Cultural Mentor’s Guide To Leadership

The Cross-Cultural Mentor’s Guide To Leadership

We are all on a cultural intelligence journey every day of our lives in this rich, complex and sometimes deeply unsettling world of ours. In our businesses, families and relationships, we connect as a matter of course with people from[...]..
5 Powerful Smart Skills For Success In Asia Pacific

5 Powerful Smart Skills For Success In Asia Pacific

You work for a large multinational company. Your colleagues are largely Caucasian like you, but there are also a significant number of people of Afro-Caribbean, Hispanic, Puerto Rican, Mexican, Japanese, Indian, Korean and Chinese backgrounds in the companies’ various divisions.[...]..