What does it mean to be an expat manager, particularly those from Asia, who is responsible for managing a team in the U.S.? Which challenges should we watch out for? How should our organizations prepare expat managers?
—Putting the 'Multi' in Multicultural, training adviser, software/services, Edison, New Jersey
What are the current trends for developing leaders in the retail industry? Because the industry no longer relies only on bricks-and-mortar stores, is recruiting/preparing leaders different than it was in the past?
—Keeping Up With the Times, trainer, retail, Naperville, Illinois
Is ‘talent to lead’ something we could quantifiably measure? And if so, how? We've read Gallup reports that only 1 in 10 people possess the quality to lead. Yikes.
—Looking for Leaders, HR consultant, technology services, Salt Lake City
How do we teach our leaders to be assertive decision-makers with their people without coming across as abrupt? It's a fine line to walk and we want to put in place some training and/or guidelines as a primer.
—High-Wire Act, manager, health care, Middletown, Connecticut
It’s a harsh reality when you realize that it can get a little lonely at the top.