In Business, Think Globally and Act Locally Means Language Training

We’re all familiar with the phrase “Think globally, act locally”, meaning that big changes are often started with smaller moves on a local scale. Although the phrase is usually attributed to politics or charity work, it can also apply to business.

With $30 trillion dollars at stake in emerging markets over the next decade, any business that wants to seriously grow needs to consider its international options. But before leasing office space in Taiwan, it’s prudent to get your house in order first, making sure your internal talent pool has the skills for success overseas—including language proficiency.

Thinking globally

You might have big dreams for your organisation, but it’s important to realistically consider your options and, more importantly, what you’ll need out of your employees to get to those options.

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