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The New Global Leader, Part XI: Karin van Auwera, Strengthening Cross-Cultural Bridges

O'Brien Browne | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Karin van der Auwera's life and career epitomizes our intricately connected globalized world. Of mixed Serbian and German descent, she has lived, worked and studied throughout the USA and Europe.

Is Too Much Professionalism Harming Your Career?

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

My clients often fear that if they show their true selves at work and reveal to their peers the fun sides of their personalities, they won't be taken seriously. If your professionalism makes you feel stymied, then you've probably taken it a bit too far.

How to Make Dreams Happen. Right Now. Even if You're Scared.

Tiffany Hawk | Posted 10.21.2013 | Women
Tiffany Hawk

I had the bright idea that I'd become a flight attendant. I loved the idea of airplanes. I loved the idea of travel. The only problem? I was afraid to fly.

America Meets and Greets the World... in Mississippi!

Saul Gitlin | Posted 07.29.2013 | World
Saul Gitlin

Established by the federal government in 2002, The Language Flagship is, today, a national network of 26 intensive programs located at 22 academic institutions and 10 overseas centers.

Are You Ready for an International Job? Part I

O'Brien Browne | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Within a week of moving to Cairo, however, Marina suffered a complete mental, emotional and physical breakdown. A couple of days later, her mother flew out to pick up her up and carry her back home to the U.S. Marina's international career was over. What had gone wrong?

The Right Study Abroad Program Can Prepare Students for the Global Marketplace

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 01.17.2012 | College
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Today's students need international exposure since globalization continues to increase employers' demands for more global workers. But it can be difficult to land a global job upon graduation.

Interested in a Global Career? Consider PR

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 01.09.2012 | Business
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

If someone told you that you could fast-track your career and significantly increase your pay while achieving a high degree of job satisfaction, signi...

Are You Ready for a Global Career?

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 12.20.2011 | Business
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

With recorded unemployment at almost 10 percent -- and unrecorded estimated at 20 percent -- maybe looking for a job abroad is a good idea. But HOW d...

Looking for a Job? Think Globally.

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 11.29.2011 | College
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Globalization is here and now and happening, faster every year, so all of us -- especially high school, undergrad and grad students -- will need to figure out how to deal with it.

Women Move Up by Moving Overseas

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

When I speak to professional women at all levels across various industries, I still hear many reasons why women think they, in particular, "can't" go abroad. But going global deserves a serious look.

MBA Programs Must Deliver Grads Ready for Global Careers

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Although business schools aspire to deliver global MBAs to students, it seems the vast majority are falling short in actual achievement.

Developing Women Leaders: Five Factors That Matter

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lucy P. Marcus

There are five universal factors that, no matter where people are, where they are from, or what sector they are in, make a real difference in encourag...

Living Abroad Has Its Challenges

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Although a stint abroad can do wonders for fast-tracking your career, a spouse's happiness is critical to your ability to do your job.

American Students Studying Abroad Has Declined for the First Time in 25 Years

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

The total number of U.S. students studying abroad did not increase this year. But there were notable increases in the number going to less traditional destinations. And that's good news.

What we Need is a Cultural Language Revolution

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

Fifty years ago, we needed language skills to keep tabs on our competitors. Today we need these skills to keep pace with them.

Runway Ripoffs: Tailored in China?

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

After window shopping in the Chanel, Moschino and Versace boutiques, I'd sit with my tailor, describe an outfit I'd seen, she'd sketch it out, and one week later I'd walk out, arms loaded with my precious purchase.