I have been focusing a lot on inclusive leadership lately, and I realized that part of being inclusive means becoming aware of implicit assumptions and biases when choosing mentors and mentees. So I wrote about it when I realized that by acquaintances in my own...read more
One day, I was particularly stressed out. I was getting text messages and phone calls to my personal phone from work people. This is in addition to being double- and triple-booked for a whole week, and I was going crazy and seriously losing it. I was angry and...read more
In many articles (including one in The New York Times by Tanya Mohn titled “Expatriate Spouses Struggle to Find Work Overseas”), the difficulties faced by trailing spouses to find meaningful work in a new country have been documented. This is undoubtedly true, and...read more
In the 1960s, Geert Hofstede, Gert Jan Hofstede, and Michael Minkov did a seminal study on national cultures around the world. Their work defined six dimensions of culture that have been the foundation for much cross-cultural work that has come since. In my...read more
While teaching cross-cultural leadership at The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University, I used "The Culture Map” by Erin Meyer at INSEAD as one of our core books. This book lays out a framework for navigating professional situations when working with people from...read more
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