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.

When we first heard from Sangeeta, we started to learn about her project, her role and the challenges she has with her global team. In webisode two, we found that there were a few issues around team alignment and clarification of roles. Now in webisode three, we will hear Sangeeta and her colleague discuss how […]

Going Beyond Global: The Journey to Mars and the Ultimate Expatriate Experience

Guest post by: Dr. Richard Griffith, Executive Director of The Institute for Cross Cultural Management at the Florida Institute of Technology Our world faces many tremendous challenges that can only be solved through international collaboration. The stemming of geopolitical conflict, global climate change, and worldwide health crises all will require the pooling of intellect and […]

Around the World Through the Eyes of Social Media

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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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

What's Your Unique Work Style

Leverage what makes you unique. Business teams come in many shapes and sizes, with vast differences in function, seniority, proximity and responsibilities. But they all have one thing in common: People. And every individual has a unique work style, which will affect – negatively or positively – the dynamics of a team. We’ve put together […]

When we last heard from Sangeeta, we started to learn about her project, her role and the challenges she has with her global team. In this second installment of the webisode series, we find that there appear to be a few issues around team alignment and clarification of roles. What factors could be getting in […]

Riding the Waves of the Storm of Distrust

The growing global storm of distrust is powerful and unpredictable. According to the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer, a survey that investigates the state of trust and credibility that exists between individuals and four key institutions — business, government, media, and NGOs — two-thirds of the 28 countries surveyed are now “distrusters”. In modern society, we […]