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Cultural intelligence (CQ) is the capability to relate and work effectively in culturally diverse situations. It goes beyond existing notions of cultural sensitivity and awareness to highlight a theoretically-based set of capabilities needed to successfully and respectfully accomplish your objectives in culturally diverse settings.

Research on cultural intelligence, which to-date spans over 125,000 individuals in more than 100 countries, demonstrates those with cultural intelligence have skills in four capabilities. (CQ Drive, CQ Knowledge, CQ Strategy, CQ Action).

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We offer a variety of physical and digital products, services, and experiences to fit the needs of anyone looking to work more effectively with others.

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We are the gold standard – our Cultural Intelligence Scale is the only peer-reviewed, academically validated scale to measure cultural intelligence.

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Training & Events

We are continuously offering public and customized training and events around the globe.

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Proven Success

Not only does the research support the work we do, but our clients are great examples of the success that comes from greater Cultural Intelligence.

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Support Around the World

The work of the Cultural Intelligence Center is supported by dozens of team members and partners around the world including trainers, consultants, researchers, etc. A few key individuals you may interact with as part of our team are listed below.

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CQ Champions

The Cultural Intelligence Center has CQ Certified Facilitators sharing cultural intelligence to participants around the world. Our CQ Champions listed below are independent consultant Certified Facilitators who are actively using the CQ Center’s assessments, e-learnings and other resources as part of their coaching and training businesses.


Lucy Butters, CQ Trainer, coach and speaker
Turas Partners LLC
Cultural Intelligence Africa
3CP – 3rd Culture People
Impact Consulting, LLC
Samara Hakim, J.D., President of CulturGrit, LLC
Good Work Life | Inclusion and Ethics
I & D Squared Consulting, LLC

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