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If This Is Globalization 4.0, What Were the Other Three?

Future globalization will bring us to a better world if we prepare for it.

“Globalization 4.0 has only just begun, but we are already vastly underprepared for it,” wrote Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, last month when announcing the theme of Davos 2019. In the world of buzzwords, Globalization 4.0 was sure to follow Industry 4.0 (which referred to the digitization of manufacturing). Indeed, the […]

Our Best 2018 Workplace Culture Articles

A year-end look at the top workplace culture content from Longitudes.

For all the strides our global society made in 2018, much work remains in building workplaces that reflect the great diversity we see in our everyday lives. These are workplaces where anybody can contribute and advance through the leadership ranks regardless of gender, race or socioeconomic status. As research tells us, this isn’t just about […]

Our Best 2018 Leadership Articles

A year-end look at the top leadership content from Longitudes.

You know a good leader when you see one. Some are quiet. Some are loud. Some are meticulous. Some are instinctive. Some have decades of experience. Some are brand new on the job. Regardless of their style, however, they know how to get the most out of their people and make adjustments when necessary. Whether pushing […]

3 Big Problems to Fix in 2019

How a simple “Re-De-We” test can help frame public debates moving forward.

The year 2018 will go down in the record books as one of seemingly incessant geopolitical acrimony. For many policymakers, the imminent turn of the calendar offers brief respite – a moment to clear one’s head and take stock of the most salient challenges on the horizon. What core problems need to be solved amid […]

How to Collaborate With People You Don’t Like

Butting heads with the same coworker again and again? These six tips will help you work with that person you just don't like.

A few months ago, a former client – let’s call her Kacie – called me to check in. I had supported her through her transition when she had joined a prestigious global financial services firm several months prior. Given how deliberately and thoughtfully she’d gone through the process, I expected that our conversation would be about her […]