Now Accepting Applications for CQ Fellows 2025! 

David Livermore


The Cultural Intelligence Difference

Master the One Skill You Can’t do Without in Today’s Global Economy

This book is packed with dozens of strategies proven to increase your cultural intelligence (CQ) in the 4 capabilities of CQ. The book is an ideal companion to the CQ Assessment and is organized so that you can easily go to the CQ capability (CQ Drive, Knowledge, Strategy, Action) that you want to improve most.

Gain the Cultural Intelligence Difference–the number one predictor of your success in today’s borderless world. More than your IQ, your resume, or your technical expertise, your CQ is proven to enhance your effectiveness working in culturally diverse situations.

Based upon solid academic research from a global community of scholars, The Cultural Intelligence Difference gives you a detailed plan for how you can gain the CQ difference with dozens of strategies for improving your four CQ capabilities: Drive, Knowledge, Strategy, and Action.

CQ is something anyone can develop and learn if you use the strategies in this book, you’ll not only survive the challenges of the twenty-first century world, you’ll thrive in the midst of them and tap into the possibilities waiting to be discovered in our changing world. That’s the CQ difference!

In The Cultural Intelligence Difference, you’ll explore: