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Lead Your Global Team’s Performance to the Next Level

Managing a team across continents doesn’t need to be a struggle. Here are my top recommendations for resources to lead your remote team to high performance. Over the past few months, a few clients asked if I could provide additional resources to help them increase the performance of their global remote teams.   Here are three … Continue reading Lead Your Global Team’s Performance to the Next Level

Giving Negative Feedback Across Cultures

If you’re concerned about giving negative feedback to someone in your multicultural team, you are not alone. By understanding how cultures approach the feedback process, you can deliver constructive criticism that the team member will receive well and even welcome. A survey by the Harvard Business Review found that 44% of managers believe that giving negative feedback … Continue reading Giving Negative Feedback Across Cultures

How to Manage Conflict in Your Multicultural Team

Every culture has behaviors that influence the way we handle conflict in the workplace. Only when we start understanding these cultural preferences can we reduce misunderstandings and manage conflict effectively. The ability to manage cross-cultural conflict is becoming critical as global teams become more prevalent in the corporate landscape. The good news is that we … Continue reading How to Manage Conflict in Your Multicultural Team

The Empowering Leader: How to Inspire People With More Experience Than You

Creating an empowering environment for all employees is a critical role for a leader. Here are 4 ways to lead confidently when your team has more experience and industry knowledge than you. In my work with leaders, I often see that one of their struggles in transitioning to a new job is managing team members … Continue reading The Empowering Leader: How to Inspire People With More Experience Than You

Unlearning: A Tool to Navigate Change

Change is no longer a single, linear event. The complexities of globalization have created multiple layers of disruption and we need to keep up with the pace. Unlearning refers to the intentional disruption of well-established thoughts and behaviors for the purpose of learning something new. It empowers us to adapt to rapid changes in our … Continue reading Unlearning: A Tool to Navigate Change

Transitioning to Thrive as a First-Time Manager

The shift from managing ourselves to managing other people will be one of our biggest career challenges.  A proper transition process is necessary to succeed as a new manager. Here is what’s at stake during this change and how to prepare yourself to be an effective leader.  Change is the only constant, and how we manage … Continue reading Transitioning to Thrive as a First-Time Manager

Self-compassion: Vital for Leadership

Compassion towards others is often considered a virtue. We are quick to praise those who show compassion towards others. But compassion towards oneself is being misconstrued as selfish, self-centered, or even self-indulgent. This misunderstanding is causing many managers burnout. Research shows that a higher self-compassion directly relates to good mental health and even achievement-related outcomes. … Continue reading Self-compassion: Vital for Leadership