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.

A Creative Approach to Building Culturally Competent Leaders

Guest blog by, Mark Horoszowski, co-founder & CEO, Moving Worlds Ricardo, a senior product marketing manager at Microsoft is a high performer. With many years at Microsoft, he’s had a number of diverse roles, helping him gain valuable experience and be a more valuable team member. But, like most employees, Ricardo also had an itch […]

Top 10 Questions to Ask Prospective Cross-Cultural Training Providers - header image

Researching and evaluating cross-cultural training providers is no easy task, especially if you’ve never worked with one before. It can be hard to determine exactly what you need to know to make an informed decision — and to be certain that you haven’t overlooked any essential information. Given our 25+ years of experience in the […]

Inside Aperian Global: Joyce Lee

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 Joyce Lee, one of our Web Tools […]

Start Them Young: Developing Global Leadership Skills in Students

Guest blog from Allan Bird, President, Kozai Group, Inc. Amidst all the talk of global markets and transnational corporations, there has been less attention directed toward the globalization of education, in particular, the need to develop global capabilities among students. Since 2000, from kindergarten through graduate school, there has been a consistent call for the development […]

Michael Greto

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 Michael Greto, our Managing Director of Global […]

Turning up the heat: How can MBA programs stay attractive globally?

Top business schools around the globe have realized that their students need to be better prepared for a global, often virtual, workforce. Traditionally, MBA programs have focused on training future leaders to manage in-house and onsite teams. However, with about 1 in every 5 employees globally telecommuting, responsibilities and requirements for business professionals have changed. Not only […]

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, […]

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 […]