12Become a Global Authentic Leader

“In Globalization 1.0, which began around 1492, the world went from size large to size medium. In Globalization 2.0, the era that introduced us to multinational companies, it went from size medium to size small. And then around 2000 came Globalization 3.0, in which the world went from being small to tiny.”

—Thomas Friedman, The World is Flat

How to follow your True North and be an authentic leader across a wide variety of cultural and geographic differences is the focus of this chapter. In today's world we believe that those leaders who excel in a global context will participate in defining how organizations operate in the twenty-first century.

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