Posts Authored by Rebekah Kimball
While some trends are based on consumer preferences and fade with changing desires, international expansion is here to stay. Gregory J. Newell, chairman of the International Commerce Development Corporation (ICDC), has identified six advantages of international expansion to middle market companies.
Maintaining an environment of psychological safety is the key to innovation for organizations seeking to outperform their competition. Mike Gillespie and his team at BlueEQ have broken down psychological safety and its relationship to emotional intelligence in order to help organizations and leaders create greater business and career impact.
Dave Hanley, young global leader attendee of the World Economic Forum uses his passion for working with start-up companies to make a global impact. He advises rising global leaders seeking to extend their influence to go see problems first-hand, foster passion, and say yes to opportunities.
Global leaders often struggle to fully understand challenges when they are removed from the situation—such as when the issue arises in an area at a different socioeconomic level. Madhubalan Viswanathan proposes using bottom-up education to bridge such physical and mental distances.
International students make a huge investment in their education when they travel abroad to receive professional training. David Mendoza suggests that students connect with four key types of individuals to optimize their international experiences.
Starting an international career may seem intimidating to graduates and young professionals. Mike Hoer sheds some light on the task by offering four methods for starting a global career—Green Beret, traditional, frequent flyer, and home country expert.