“ Doug speaks fluent Japanese and was a member of the start-up team for Tokyo Disneyland.“
Lessons from Tokyo Disneyland
Backyard Globalization is Here to Stay. Are You Prepared?
Managing Global Talent
Think Globally Act Locally
All presentations are customized. Needs assessment time with Doug is included with every project. Great attention to organizational challenges and/or mission is considered when designing a client’s program. Presentations may be a one-hour keynote or up to three hours in a workshop format. Leadership and teamwork programs may contain any of the following learning modules.
Backyard globalization is here to stay. Are you prepared?
Don’t be satisfied with expanding your demographic pie when you can bake a new one. Differentiate from your competitors by bridging cultural, generational and linguistic gaps.
Differentiate in your domestic market with these five international strategies. Style-switching is one!
Avoiding the six mistakes made by every global company that result in culture clash.
Strategies for communicating across cultures from the world’s best leaders.
Transform cultural differences into the engine of innovation and prosperity.
A mind-boggling story about how intercultural miscommunication shut down a main attraction at Tokyo Disneyland. Learn the secret to overcoming a problem haunting every multinational team.
“That’s the way we’ve always done it,” doesn’t work in this era of globalization. Learn how Disney and many other multinational organizations have learned this lesson—often the hard way—and jumped ahead of the competition.
Culture is like an iceberg. The hidden portion “under the water” is the most important, yet rarely explored. Avoid culture-clash with these time-tested strategies.
How Starbucks “style-switched” to drive a 1,000% increase in business.
Failure happens. Every organization and leader eventually suffers a humiliating setback or defeat. The most resilient bounce back and share two cultural traits: ferocity and humility.
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