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Take Active Steps to Become More Global

Most companies recognize the benefit of having leaders with international experience, but few offer the developmental opportunities to gain it. It’s up to you to take responsibility for improving your cross-cultural chops. Here’s how:

  • Strengthen relationships. Cultivate the contacts and friends you already have across

How to Handle an Abusive Client

Some clients are demanding; others are downright rude. If you’re not in a position to stop working with a difficult person, prepare yourself instead. Expect your greedy, selfish, or angry client to act poorly so you won’t be caught off guard. When you sense that he is about to say something hurtful, say to yourself: “Here it comes.” …

3 Ways to Get a Promotion

If you’ve been at your company for a few years and hope to move up to the next level, here are three things you can do to increase your chances:

  • Take initiative. Producing results in your job is just table stakes. Go beyond the confines of your current role and find ways to improve your group’s performance. Take on problems

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