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Generation Z in the Workplace

| Posted in: Generational Diversity

In honor of the upcoming International Youth Day on August 12, we want to celebrate the youth and young adults now entering the global workforce — otherwise known as Generation Z. This year the United Nations selected the theme “Safe Spaces for Youth,” and given the current dialogue around safe and inclusive work spaces, we […]

Avoiding Cultural Sour Notes Conventional wisdom says that one can prepare for the challenges of living abroad by studying, engaging with people from a host country, and learning the language. While these all help, research has shown that it is the intentional, persistent, and focused attention of a person’s self-reflection on their learning — over […]

Developing Global Leaders Lightbulb

Aperian Global recently completed a very successful global leadership development program for a leading high-tech, global manufacturing organization. The program focused on developing participants’ cross-cultural agility, global influencing skills, a collaborative mindset, and the ability to balance local and global priorities. The customized workshop was designed to help the client’s middle- to senior-level managers better […]

Visby, Gotland during Sweden's Almedalen Week

This week, our Director of Consulting for the EMEA region, Ekaterina von Gertten, participated in a roundtable discussion during Sweden’s annual Almedalen Week. The weeklong event and the specific discussion on immigrant youth she was a part of are of considerable interest, given the current political climate in Europe and around the world. We were […]

LGBTQ Around the World Infographic

  Learn more about GlobeSmart as a resource for global LGBTQ information.

World Cup 2018

Guest Post by Elaine Clayton The FIFA World Cup gets people all over the world excited; over one billion fans tuned into the final competition in 2014. It’s a chance to showcase their national pride and see their country represented on the world stage. Each team has its own cultural style, depending on the country […]

Growing Guyana: Offshore Energy

| Posted in: Cultural Agility
Guyana Offshore Energy

Going Global in Guyana On the journey to becoming one of the world’s largest energy suppliers in a few short years, Guyana is at a historic juncture. In this post, we offer a snapshot of what makes Aperian Global’s 97th GlobeSmart country unique, and how Guyana’s government and people are responding to change. Offshore Opportunity: […]

A Glimpse at Growing Guyana

| Posted in: Cultural Agility, Infographics
Growing Guyana Infographic

Doing Business in Guyana? Prepare to become a valued partner by sharpening your local business acumen. Click here for complimentary access to GlobeSmart Guyana.

In honor of World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, we’re celebrating how diverse teams win the workplace. Cultural diversity isn’t always well understood. This infographic is a quick reminder that diversity and inclusion offer incredible benefits – like a competitive advantage in business. Please share this infographic and have a wonderful World […]

The Secret to Better Work Relationships

Are you having trouble communicating with your boss? Do you have a diverse work team you can’t seem to motivate properly? Or maybe a colleague you just can’t figure out? Don’t worry, it’s not just you – work relationships are difficult. But they don’t have to be. Our GlobeSmart ProfileSM (GSP) identifies potential challenges between […]

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