Five questions culturally intelligent leaders ask themselves everyday

David Livermore | 20 Mar 2023

While cultural intelligence (CQ) needs to inform big picture strategic and operational issues, where it really comes to life is in the everyday practices of a leader.

The power of figured worlds

David Livermore

Figured worlds - the social contexts where we feel most comfortable - are everywhere. They might be countries, racial groups, fashions, friend groups or religions - and we underestimate their power at our peril.

Talking about mental health

Therese Procter

How can people in managerial roles listen, understand and support team members who open up about mental health issues?

What Is the language of conscious leadership?

Vlatka Ariaana Hlupic

Words have their own energy and meaning and need to be chosen with care. That's why language is such an important barometer of organisational culture.

Money talks: the power of salary transparency

Noura Dadzie

In the U.S., six states have passed laws requiring employers to publish salary information in an effort to reduce wage gaps. So should more organisations be prioritising salary transparency?

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How culturally intelligent leaders make decisions

David Livermore

What does culturally intelligent decision-making look like for today's global leader? It's certainly not as simple as "just make a decision."

Financial stress and employee wellbeing

Harry Bliss

With the cost-of-living crisis set to continue for the foreseeable future, supporting employees with their financial wellbeing must be a top priority for every employer.

Does it matter if you like the people you work with?

Amanda Nimon-Peters

Most of us need a sense of belonging with the people we spend time with. So working with people we like is good for us as well as the organisations that employ us.

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Book reviews

Love + Work

Marcus Buckingham

Bob Selden dips into Marcus Buckingham's new book, Love + Work, which asks why the simple idea of 'doing what you love' can be so challenging to put in practice and suggests what we could do to make that dream a reality.

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Purposeful People

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A conversation with Chris Paton about the new book, Purposeful People, an anthology of 19 different personal stories about what it means to live a purpose-driven life.

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