Never sit next to me at a leadership event. I’m the annoying guy mumbling, “Well that’s not actually true.” Or […]
Global leadership is not about geography. It’s about having the dynamic agility to lead anyone, anywhere. Many leaders understand this because […]
Covid disrupted the world of learning and development. It started by forcing us to pivot to virtual-only sessions, something that […]
Everyone belongs to a few figured worlds and they have a profound impact on how we behave. Figured worlds are […]
Two weeks after George Floyd was murdered, we were on our way to a family gathering in northern Michigan. My […]
Decision making is one of the most important tasks of any leader. But increased diversity makes effective decision making more difficult than ever. Here are 4 practices culturally intelligent leaders use to make more effective, inclusive decisions.
I’ve always believed cultural intelligence can help any relationship improve. But it wasn’t until I did the research that led […]
I’m convinced that polarization is the number one issue facing us today. It seems like every week, there’s a new […]
Diverse teams have a harder time trusting each other than homogenous teams do. Consequently, global leaders not only need to gain […]
Trust in leadership is at an all-time low. A majority of people surveyed in 28 countries believe that government and business leaders […]
My earliest recollections of “cancel culture” come from growing up in fundamentalism. Jerry Falwell, the leader of the Moral Majority […]
I don’t do well with unresolved conflict. If there’s an elephant in the room, I want to address it. One […]
Remote presentations should be designed differently than in-person ones. Here are 6 tips for giving a compelling remote presentation to a diverse audience.
Presentation skills are a critical part of being an effective leader. Whether you’re speaking to your team at a standup […]
Scroll through many articles on Forbes, Fast Company, and even Harvard Business Review and you get the sense that leadership is a universal skill […]
Last week, Albertsons’ CEO Vivek Sankaran said the US grocer has struggled with low inventory for months. Just about the time he […]
Eleven years ago, Linn Van Dyne and I decided to build an organization that would take cultural intelligence (CQ) beyond […]
Over the last few years, we’ve talked a lot about our research that found diverse teams typically perform worse than homogeneous teams do. Why? […]
We recently crossed a ten-year milestone at the Cultural Intelligence Center. In some ways, it feels like we’re working in an entirely […]
Listen to many futurists, and you would think that robotic engineers and therapists will be the only jobs left in […]
Ten years ago, I left my day job at a university to devote my full attention to leading the Cultural […]
Whatever you think about the outcome of the US election, it’s clear. The US is a divided nation. The Left […]
“We’re dealing with really serious issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). I’m not convinced cultural intelligence is enough.”  […]
A global pandemic has done little to bridge our tribal divides: Maskers vs. Anti-Maskers, Nationalists vs. Globalists, Police Supporters vs. […]
By David Livermore, PhD My parents were Canadian. And I’ve spent a great deal of the last thirty years living […]
Guest post written by Emily Livermore, Content Developer, Cultural Intelligence Center I was 10 years old the first time I […]
By David Livermore, PhD Someone cuts ahead of you in the security line at the airport. It’s the same woman […]