277: Build Your Cultural Agility As a Leader

277: Build Your Cultural Agility As a Leader

277: Build Your Cultural Agility As a Leader

What’s required to work effectively with people from different cultures? Paula Caligiuri has been studying this question for 30 years, and she’s created strategies that leverage your natural strengths while developing cultural agility competencies. You’ll gain valuable insights that you can apply immediately when working with diverse populations locally or globally.

Paula is a Distinguished Professor at Northeastern University’s D’Amore-McKim School of Business. Before that, she was a professor of HR management at Rutgers University for 18 years. She’s also the Founder and CEO of Skiilify and the creator of the free MyGiide assessment.

Her specialty concerns cultural agility’s importance as a critical leadership competence. She explains it all in her excellent book, Build Your Cultural Agility: The Nine Competencies of Successful Global Professionals.

You’ll discover:

  • What cultural agility is, and why it’s critical for leaders
  • Why Paula considers curiosity and humility to be key competencies for cultural agility
  • The dangers of training around unconscious bias
  • Paula’s approach to training that fosters open, honest conversations
  • Insights from research projects that Paula has conducted

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