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the social and cultural impacts of hosting the olympic games

The prestigious Olympic Games represent unity, pride, elite athleticism, and peace around the globe. They bring together the world’s leading athletes, and hundreds of millions of spectators watch in awe as they represent their home countries and compete for the ultimate glory of bringing home a medal. Much more than a series of sports competitions, […]

fostering motivation with learners in the global workplace

A senior executive at a large global corporation, Maria, struggles to motivate employees in Taipei during training sessions. Maria uses a variety of tactics to motivate employees during training periods, and those ongoing initiatives are largely the same through her branch of the corporation, which employs workers from six different countries and offers financial bonuses […]

Global Snapshot on China, by Ethan Prizant

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Global Snapshot - Ethan Prizant, Shanghai, China

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Qualities of a Great Cross-Cultural Consultant

We at Aperian Global rely heavily on the expertise, experience, and qualities of our global network of senior consultants. Currently, we have approximately 175 facilitators representing 40 different nationalities in 36 countries of the world. They speak a total of 27 languages. We receive, however, many more inquiries and questions from potential facilitators and consultants […]

We asked: What brought you to the cross-cultural field?

The diversity of professionals working in the cross-cultural field is immense, whether it is their diverse academic background, diverse areas of work experience, or the diversity of career paths people took. The variety of ways that brought them to this field, however, shares a common aspect. Professionals working in the cross-cultural field are highly intrinsically […]

Lisa Kieffer

In our monthly interview series, Inside Aperian Global, you will get to know the passionate people that drive Aperian Global’s mission, values, and day-to-day operations. Aperian Global’s employees will provide you with a sneak peek into their work lives and share stories about themselves. This month, we asked Lisa Kieffer, our Director of Consulting and […]

tools apps that make virtual collaboration possible

For an emerging enterprise that barely existed 15 years ago, it’s amazing to see how virtual project management and online collaboration tools have grown over time. In the early 2000s, the ability to make conference calls was the only tool needed to bring multi-site workers together, and in many cases, that technology was only implemented […]

Success Strategies for Managing Virtual Teams

In previous articles on our blog, we have discussed the benefits of a remote workforce and how to make virtual meetings work. While we typically facilitate learning for our clients to support them in establishing a thriving team culture in a virtual environment, we at Aperian Global have learned many of the lessons about virtual […]

Inside Aperian Global: Derice Darlington

In our monthly interview series, Inside Aperian Global, you will get to know the passionate people that drive Aperian Global’s mission, values, and day-to-day operations. Aperian Global’s employees will provide you with a sneak peek into their work lives and share stories about themselves. This month, we asked Derice Darlington, our Manager, Web Tools Marketing Group, a […]

Global Snapshot: USA - Medena Knespl

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