#076 – How To Develop Cross-Cultural Skills as a Leader with Rajesh Kumar

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Succeeding in a global business environment isn’t as easy as one might think. It’s not as straightforward as knowing that there’s a market for your product or service.

Global expansion requires building strategic partnerships, having negotiation skills that respect cultural boundaries and knowing how to build and maintain trust with employees and customers from multicultural backgrounds.

On this episode of The Workplace Communication Podcast, we’re joined by Rajesh Kumar, CEO & Founder at Global Strategic Advisory, who draws on his long-standing experience in international business to share with us how to develop cross-cultural skills as a leader.

Leadership tips you won’t want to miss:

🎙️ The defining cultural differences that you need to know to succeed in doing business globally

🎙️ Reflections on which party should be responsible for adapting their approach

🎙️ The importance of relying on a local guide to understand cultural norms

🎙️ Tips for successfully negotiating across cultures

🎙️ Shifting from a contractual to a relational approach for greater success in partnerships

Dr. Rajesh Kumaris CEO & Founder of Global Strategic Advisory, where he helps international brands navigate cross-cultural differences and avoid multi-billion expansion mistakes.

If you’re looking to learn how to identify and smoothly navigate cultural differences in business, then this episode is for you!

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Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette, M.Sc.(A) works with middle managers who want to communicate authentically so they can effectively lead their teams without losing themselves. As a former Speech-Language Pathologist, Lindsay applies her expertise in the neuroscience of communication and connection to help managers foster an environment of trust and respect in their teams, so that everyone can bring their best selves to work.

Lindsay’s approach has been profoundly influenced by her work with Indigenous organizations, her experience as a parent to two neurodivergent children, and the premature loss of both of her parents. These experiences have taught Lindsay great lessons about the power of excellent people skills that extend well beyond her professional expertise.

Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette

Lindsay Lapaquette, M.Sc.(A) works with middle managers who want to communicate authentically so they can effectively lead their teams without losing themselves. As a former Speech Language Pathologist, Lindsay applies her expertise in the neuroscience of communication and connection to help managers foster an environment of trust and respect in their teams, so that everyone can bring their best selves to work.

Lindsay’s approach has been profoundly influenced by her work with First Nations organizations, her experience as a parent to two children with pervasive mental health challenges, and the premature loss of both of her parents. These experiences have taught Lindsay great lessons about the power of excellent people skills that extend well beyond her professional expertise.

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