Tag Archives: Cultural Intelligence

Adapting to Unforeseen Circumstances

Adapting to Unforeseen Circumstances

In this episode, Tom reflects on some of the unexpected things that are happening to our world now and discusses how global leaders can effectively adapt to unforeseen circumstances.  Adapting to Unforeseen Circumstances The ability to reframe is critically important for leaders especially in times of unforeseen circumstances. Be optimistic. Self-care is extremely important. You […]

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Responding vs Reacting

Responding vs Reacting

In this episode, Tom discusses the difference between responding vs reacting, and some of the steps that a leader can take to respond in a better manner when dealing with situations that he may not agree with. Responding vs Reacting A good leader is one who is able to respond in a better manner instead […]

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Psychological Safety

Psychological Safety

In this episode of the CQ for Global Leaders Podcast, Tom discusses how leaders can create and cultivate a culture of psychological safety for their teams. Psychological Safety Psychological safety is about creating an environment where people feel safe to speak up. Repercussion is one of the key reasons why people don’t speak up. Encourage […]

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Leading with Compassion

Leading with Compassion

In this episode of the CQ for Global Leaders Podcast, Tom talks about compassion and what it means to be a compassionate leader. Leading with Compassion Being compassionate means having the ability to feel for another person. It means to love and care for someone. A compassionate leader is one who is vested in his […]

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Leading in Crisis

Leading in Crisis

In this episode of the CQ for Global Leaders Podcast, Tom discusses the five things a leader must do in times of crisis and uncertainty. Leading in Crisis A crisis can be defined as when things that are completely unexpected occur and it basically impacts the lives of the people around you. The first thing […]

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Logic vs Emotion

Logic vs Emotion

In this episode of the CQ for Global Leaders Podcast, Tom discusses logic vs emotion and why it’s important for leaders to engage with their people on a personal level to inspire them to take action and create a more inclusive workforce. Logic vs Emotion Facts are important. Logic makes people think but emotion makes […]

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How Are You Perceived?

How Are You Perceived?

In this episode of the CQ for Global Leaders Podcast, Tom discusses how leaders can effectively manage and influence how they are perceived by others. How Are You Perceived? Having a high level of self-awareness is critical in order to understand how others see you as a leader. Without self-awareness, you wouldn’t know how you […]

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Self-Awareness

Self-Awareness

In this episode of the CQ for Global Leaders Podcast, Tom discusses the importance of self-awareness in leadership.  Self-Awareness Self-awareness means being attuned to yourself physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. We all have weaknesses or areas where we can improve. The key challenge is figuring out how we fix those gaps. Our strength is what […]

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Delight, Puzzle, Irritation

Delight, Puzzle, Irritation

In this episode of the CQ for Global Leaders Podcast, Tom reflects on the things that we often find delightful, puzzling, and irritating when interacting with people from different cultures. Delight, Puzzle, Irritation Some of the most common things that delight people when interacting with different cultures are food, fashion, environment. People tend to find […]

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Recruitment Across Cultures

Recruitment Across Cultures

In this episode of the CQ for Global Leaders Podcast, Tom discusses how leaders can develop a more inclusive recruitment process to increase diversity in the workplace. Recruitment Across Cultures Affiliation bias is very common in all forms of recruitment. Affiliation gives us a sense of comfort because as human beings we are attracted to […]

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