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Cross-Cultural Lessons Learned from Climbing Kilimanjaro

This summer I had the opportunity to fulfill a dream I’ve had for many years—to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. ...

What constitutes good global leadership?

As our world leaders congregate for the G-20 Summit this week, I’ve been giving a lot of thought to what ...

Listening to Enhance Cultural Understanding

Two weeks ago, I was invited to speak on the important topic of listening to enhance cultural competency. Given the ...

Why is Cross-Cultural Training Important?

A few months ago, a participant in one of my workshops told me that he wanted me to convince him ...

Biases, Boundaries and Bridges

Recent events and rhetoric on the national stage have brought to light the damage that stereotyping and marginalizing groups of ...

Seeking Collective Balance in a Precarious World

During a recent business trip to Vancouver, I spent some time walking around Stanley Park where I came upon an ...