Category Archives: Leading Globally

Key leadership challenges facing government leaders in Europe

This post was co-written by Vered Asif and Clemson Turregano. A few months ago we had the pleasure of working with senior European leaders in an intergovernmental organization. We spent a full day together discussing individual leadership goals, cross team … READ MORE

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Navigating the Promise and Peril of Assignment Re-entry

One in four. That’s the number of organizations in a recent survey by Cartus that reported difficulties in repatriating international assignees and making good use of their experiences. When asked what aspect of their global mobility program they were most … READ MORE

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Asian organizations’ best intentions may be hindering leadership development

This content was originally posted on the CCL APAC website. Asia continues on a trajectory of explosive growth, and offers businesses exciting opportunities. Asian economies are expected to remain a critical driver for global GDP growth. Yet identifying and grooming … READ MORE

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Evaluating Downstream – 5 Ways to Measure Results

I’m sitting on the floor in a warm room in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, and I’m listening to a conversation in Khmer, a language that I do not know. Around the room, also sitting on the floor, are farmers and village … READ MORE

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An Insider’s Perspective on Leadership in an Ultra-Diverse Office

I love my work. The kind of work I do is fascinating: research on leadership and diversity. I could write about this all day. Yet the most fascinating thing of all is that I can experience this diversity every day … READ MORE

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The (inconvenient) realities of learning by doing: lessons from rural and urban India

Imagine a school in rural India with over 400 students sharing one inoperable and filthy toilet. These conditions have more effect on education than one might expect. In fact, lack of access to toilets and basic sanitation is one of … READ MORE

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The currencies of leadership around the world

I have that wallet issue again. Different currencies from countries far away, leftovers of recent trips, are piling up inside it and I am looking for the best way to make use of them. I look at those foreign notes, … READ MORE

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5 Universal Ways to Stimulate Leader Development

We have all heard the mantra: Learn from your experiences. And according to more than 30 years of research from CCL’s Lessons of Experience project and other studies, a manager’s ability and willingness to learn from experiences is the foundation for leading … READ MORE

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The Crisis in Haiti Calls for Us

The devastating earthquake in Haiti arrived unannounced and unexpectedly. Yet, the crisis unfolding is not unfamiliar and echoes the patterns we saw in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. In 2007, CCL brought together a group of formal and informal leaders … READ MORE

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Where Entitlement and Empowerment Meet

Entitlement. It’s getting something because it is your right to have it, and it’s not about earning it. Empowerment,  however, is different.  It’s about building confidence and capacity in order to gain access – to rights, resources, information or services – in order to shape on’s … READ MORE

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