Go Global! Now Available in Paperback

Global is everywhere. Competition is fierce. Are you prepared to work in the global marketplace?

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Interested in a Global Career? Consider PR

Many people ask me which industry is best for a global career. It’s not a simple answer since it depends on the country, timing, political situations, economics and more. You have to do your research and connect the dots for you. For me, I launched my international career with PR-giant Burson-Marsteller and will always be grateful they gave me the opportunity because my career took off at that point.

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Preparing Our Students for the Global Marketplace

If you’re a career counselor, student or recent grad even remotely interested in how to prepare to land a job in the increasingly global marketplace, read on.

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Go Global! Can Be Read on Any Device – Not Just Kindle

You don’t need a Kindle to read Go Global! but you do need the free app from Amazon.

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The World has Changed: Foreign Languages Make a Huge Difference

Today many Americans work abroad, competing with global graduates proficient in three to four languages and ever-stronger emerging market talent pools. Companies want globally competent employees – including multilanguage competency. Few starting out today could succeed as I did speaking only English.

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Cooking Revolutionary Chinese Food

Interested in cooking up some tasty revolutionary Chinese food? You might want to check out The Cultural Revolution Cookbook by Sasha Gong & Scott Seligman.

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My Bookshelf: Catherine the Great Portrait of a Woman

I just finished reading this amazing biography on Catherine the Great. If you like well-told tales of history and interesting people, check it out (and don’t let the 625 pages intimidate you – it reads well and quickly).

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Top Skills MBA Grads Need for Success

Today’s MBA grads have a great deal to consider and many choices to make as they enter a tight, competitive job market. What’s an MBA grad to do? I asked some experts — a cross-section of business leaders, civil servants and academics — for their opinions on skills necessary for success.

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The Right Study Abroad Program Can Make a Difference

Students who’ve studied abroad have a leg up when seeking jobs. Although traditionally for liberal arts students, study abroad is changing now as employers, students and universities realize that it has wide-reaching benefits to all students. Whether you are an employer, parent, student or campus counselor, you’ll want to read about how study abroad continues to change.

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Is Going Global Right for You?

Many people have written to me noting going global is a big risk, and they want to know: How do I know if I can do it? How can I determine if I’ll be successful working internationally before I pick up and move? To help you begin to answer that question, here is a thought exercise based on my research with thousands of successful internationalists.

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