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Around the World Through the Eyes of Social Media

| Posted in: Global Mindset
Around the World Through the Eyes of Social Media

The Evolution and Impact of Online Influencers Around the World Across the globe, word of mouth has been shown to influence between 20 to 50 percent of all purchasing decisions. In the ever-changing world of social networking, this extends well beyond recommendations from friends and family into the realm of online influencers. As social media […]

Aperian Global Senior Consultant, Nidal Seide

Back in February of 2017, we shared the early stages of our work with the Municipality of Kolding, Denmark to support their efforts to integrate Syrian refugees into Danish society. Over the course of face-to-face workshops and individual coaching sessions, refugees are able to develop knowledge, skills, and strategies needed to thrive living and working […]

‘Tis the Season For Globetrotting

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‘Tis the Season For Globetrotting

Americans’ confidence in global travel appears to be returning this holiday season. According to the Allianz Global Assistance Top 10 Holiday Destination Report, Europe overall will see a significant 9.2 percent increase in American travelers during the 2017 holiday travel season (between Thanksgiving and New Year’s). Particularly noteworthy is the City of Lights. After seeing […]

Going Out on a Limb: More Risk, Less Certainty

Adjusting Influencing Styles to Reach Risk-Takers When it comes to influencing others, one of the most basic mistakes a global business leader can make is to assume that others are like themselves. Trying to influence colleagues using a method that would be most impactful to oneself, without consideration of others, will ultimately lead to failure. […]

Why the Same Inclusion Initiatives Don't Succeed Everywhere in the World

How relevant are Western diversity and inclusion initiatives in India or China? For global business leaders, efforts to capitalize on the benefits of diversity via inclusive practices are at an all-time high. When attempting to address diversity and inclusion issues, however, organizations based in the U.S. tend to focus their attention on differences in race, […]

Inside Aperian Global - Ashley Coombs, Global Account Manager

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 Ashley Coombs, one of our Global Account […]

Developing Asian Women Leaders - Aperian Global

October 30th, 2017, Singapore Aperian Global recently facilitated a discussion on the topic of Developing Asian Women Leaders, hosted by our global client and partner, Johnson & Johnson and attended by over 40 global organizations based in Singapore. The focus was on the specific challenges women in Asia face to reach senior level leadership positions. Aperian […]

What Happens When Developers Start Focusing on Their Team

It’s important from time to time to reset and do what we do for clients, for ourselves. The Aperian Global Online Learning Tools team, who is charged with the recent rebuild of GlobeSmart, our industry-leading online cultural intelligence resource, recently took part in their own facilitated GlobeSmart Profile Team Debrief. The debrief compared work styles […]

Aperian Global Wins NEI Service Award

| Posted in: Global Mobility
NEI Service Award

We are so pleased to announce that our organization has earned the 2017 NEI Service Exceeding Expectations award. The award was presented at the NEI Global Partner Alliance Summit in Omaha, Nebraska on October 3rd, 2017. The NEI Service Exceeding Expectations Award is presented to service partners by industry segment and is based on the […]

“Third Culture Kids” Bridging Divergent Cultures

At Aperian Global, we don’t just consult our clients on the challenges that arise in a cross-cultural setting; we are a living embodiment of the intercultural field. From an American-born Chinese mom balancing clashing cultures while raising twins, or a Japanese-American family dividing time between countries, to a German national who grew up in five […]