Global Mindset

Is business taking you across borders? Read our stories from the training room to better understand the global mindset facilitated through Aperian Global.

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 […]

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

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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

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Growing Guyana Infographic

Growing Guyana Guyana is on route to becoming one of the world’s largest energy suppliers in the next few years. This vibrant and diverse country is on track for massive economic growth, and gaining great international interest because of it. We hope this infographic gives you a helpful introduction to Guyana. If you want to […]

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 […]

Whether you are preparing to work abroad for the first time, currently working abroad, or are a seasoned expat, you can learn a lot about your overseas experience from an unlikely source – astronauts. Perhaps undertaking the most extreme form of expatriation – going some 30 million miles into outer space to work and live […]

Noteworthy Reads on Finding Focus and Creativity

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Thanks to the expertise and experience of our employees, we’ve curated a quarterly collection of noteworthy, thought-provoking content such as articles, books, podcasts and more. As we start the new year, many of our thought leaders took the holiday season to read and reflect on finding balance between their work and personal lives. Their common […]

define company culture

Company culture has been a trending business topic over the last few years, with important leaders like American Airlines CEO Doug Parker1, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky2, and Huffington Post co-founder and editor-in-chief Ariana Huffington3 touting its vital importance. But why is company culture so important, and how does an organization identify and define its culture? […]

The Top Threat to Successful Employee Integration

There are many benefits to hiring a diverse workforce: new ideas and perspectives, greater creativity, and advanced customer understanding are just a few of the positive attributes diversified staffing can bring. However, hiring employees with varied backgrounds and skills does not automatically mean your company will reap benefits. Successfully integrating new, diverse staff members requires […]

Influencing Across Cultures

| Posted in: Global Leadership, Global Mindset

In our flattened, ever-connected global marketplace, success hinges largely on how well people are able to influence others. Engineers and those in operations are often focused on influencing people internal to the organization, while marketing departments typically dwell in the realm of influencing external customers and the media. Matrixed organizations complicate the situation, demanding the […]