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EQ Does Not Equal CQ

EQ Does Not Equal CQ


Cultural intelligence picks up where emotional intelligence leaves off.

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When “Culture Fit” is Code Word for Affinity Bias

When “Culture Fit” is Code Word for Affinity Bias


And if it is Affinity Bias, what can you do about it?

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Culture Fit vs. Authenticity: When Being Yourself Collides with Organizational Values

Culture Fit vs. Authenticity: When Being Yourself Collides with Organizational Values


Authenticity is the holy grail of diversity efforts. Yet adaptation to the preferences and norms of others is at the core of CQ. So, when should you adapt and when should you not?

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culturalQ.com has been updated!

culturalQ.com has been updated!


As we strive to delight our customers, we have recently made several updates to make it easier to use the culturalQ.com website.

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The Case for Diversity: Social Justice or the Bottom Line?

The Case for Diversity: Social Justice or the Bottom Line?


When diversity is coupled with CQ, both social justice and the bottom line can be positively impacted.

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Cultural Bloopers & Misgivings from an Indian Visiting the U.S.

Cultural Bloopers & Misgivings from an Indian Visiting the U.S.


After a recent trip to the United States, one of our CQ Certified Advanced Professionals shares some insightful and culturally intelligent observations—perfect exercise for improving CQ Strategy.

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7 Questions to Assess Your Perspective Taking

7 Questions to Assess Your Perspective Taking


Perspective taking is one of the most critical skills needed to manage unconscious bias and lead with cultural intelligence.

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What’s the #1 Conflict on Diverse Teams?

What’s the #1 Conflict on Diverse Teams?


Whether you’re working at a massive global organization or on a small team of 5 people, this one issue derails diverse teams more than any other: Clashing Expectations!

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A White Guy’s Humble Advice to Black Professionals…

A White Guy’s Humble Advice to Black Professionals…


How can job candidates use CQ to help find employers who will leverage team diversity rather than use them to up their diversity counts?

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How to Facilitate Productive CQ Conversations

How to Facilitate Productive CQ Conversations


Whether designing a diversity workshop or engaging in conversation, there’s a fine line between discussion that moves the conversation forward and those that simply make things worse.

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