Pardon Our Dust

A quick note to all of our readers – I am in the process of changing the format of the blog and it may look a bit in disarray for the next week or so. In the meantime, I will continue to publish, however it may look a little disheveled. Once finished, Leadership Across Boundaries […]

Global Resources: Human Capital

Capital is a valuable asset. However, for the next several weeks I will be discussing a specific kind of capital that may be of even greater value – Human Capital. We will take a look at how you can leverage your diverse resources across the organization and across the globe for personal, team and organizational […]

Mind The Gap: Excellent Execution

This week, I am going back a bit to dive deeper into strategy – actually, the execution of strategy – because I was reminded, yet again, of how much time and effort companies spend in developing and refining corporate strategies. Most often, only to find themselves overwhelmed while struggling to translate strategy into an effective […]

Virtual Success: Creating Global Vision

The power of virtual teams to respond quickly to corporate challenges, pooling both broad and deep expertise, has become an important key to corporate success. However, to get the most from the vast experience, knowledge and perspective of dispersed team members, you need to use the strength of a vision to bring the team together […]

Virtual Success: Cultural Diversity

Did you know that an estimated 70% of international ventures fail due to poor cross-cultural interactions?  When individuals from different cultural backgrounds or environments don’t understand each other, it will inevitably lead to failed projects and suboptimal results.  Culture forms the way we think and act – across all spectrums – often causing members of […]

Virtual Success: Team Trust

On a traditional team, trust evolves as a function of demonstrated actions over time. However when working virtually, members typically do not have the opportunity to develop trust in the traditional gradual, cumulative way. The challenge for you, as a leader, becomes how to build trust rapidly across boundaries and borders. The stark reality is […]