Culture Means Business

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Effective global business leaders understand the importance of cultural awareness and its impact on business success in another country or region. A Chinese delegation was negotiating a joint venture with a company in one of the Arab countries. The Arab business sent only men to the initial meeting and all were dressed in typical Middle…

To Be a Successful Global Business Leader, First Know Thyself

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Develop Strong Global Leadership by Knowing Who You Are As a global business leader, knowing who you are and what makes you tick is a fundamental building block for effective interactions with others. At Compass Consulting, we refer to this key leadership attribute as Consciousness, and believe that it is achieved through Self-awareness and Self-directedness.…

6 Critical Skills for Successful Global Business Leaders

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And How to Cultivate Them in Yourself and Your High Potential Employees The first in a series of blogs on critical skills of successful global business leaders. Future blogs will delve into each attribute, providing real-world examples and ways to cultivate these skills in yourself and your high potential employees.  After four years and more…

Six Questions Every Leader Must Ask to Grow

This month’s contribution comes from member coach John Lazar. He shares the article “Six Questions Every Leader Must Ask to Grow” by Patricia Sellers. From the article: • What is our higher ideal, our raison d’être? • Are we living up to our founding ideal? • Is how we work–our culture–coherent with our ideal? •…