Stories and Lessons Learned from Global Experiences

November 14, 2017
Hosted by Jeff Smith

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Are you thinking about taking a global assignment for your organization? Is your organization thinking about expanding internationally? Are you hiring people from other companies and bringing them to your headquarters? We are working in an ever more connected world where we might be in Missouri one day, Malaysia later that week, and Monaco to wrap up the week. We are going to have a conversation about our experiences on global assignments, ideas for expanding globally and things you might want to consider when working with your global team. Please join your host, Jeff Smith and his guest, Susan Ward next Tuesday at 1PM EDT on Voltcast: Illuminating Leadership. Susan has worked for global companies and global assignments for the past 25 years. She recently was working with Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and is currently coaching clients around the world. Please join us to learn best practices, great tips and some funny stories from working in places around the globe.

Voltcast: Illuminating Leadership

Voltcast: Illuminating Leadership

Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

Great leaders multiply their vision into results that far exceed the resources they start with. Through interviews and discussions, Jeff Smith explores leadership issues and illuminates action points and perspectives to help teams in any industry. Jeff talks with experts who study these issues and shares some of his own wisdom from years as an executive leader and executive coach.

The show covers issues that are impacting real teams right now. These include mindfulness in leadership, shaping the right corporate culture and other tips and tools for leaders and teams. Listen for Voltcast: Illuminating Leadership, live every Tuesday at 10 AM Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

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Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith is a leadership multiplier. He helps leaders develop their potential and apply their talents to meet their goals. His passion for this work led him to found Voltage Leadership Consulting in 2011, where he and his partners have guided thousands of individuals and teams to excellence.

Like many of the executives he coaches, Jeff balances his work, family time with his wife and four children, and training for marathons. He uses a collaborative approach with his clients to help them pinpoint their vision for their professional and personal lives and make it reality.

Jeff draws on more than twenty-five years of experience as an executive in human resources and operations with both profit and nonprofit organizations. His expertise includes organizational development, organizational change, succession planning, executive coaching, team-building, leadership development, and recruiting.

Jeff graduated cum laude with a BBA from James Madison University in management and history. He also holds a MA from George Washington University in Human Resource Development. Additionally, Jeff graduated from Georgetown University with an Executive Coaching and Leadership Certificate and became a Fellow of the Advisory Board in 2006. He earned his Professional Coach Certification through the International Coaching Federation.

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