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If you think this is just another podcast, think again. We are the heart and soul of crucial conversations focused on helping you reimagine your tomorrow and exploring the convergence of people, technology and business. Geeks Geezers Googlization is hosted by Ira S Wolfe.

Sep 28, 2023

This Beyond the Office episode aims to be your compass in the world of cross-cultural collaborations.

Get ready to dive deep with Bill Keller, a seasoned pro in remote leadership who has cracked the code on how to make both remote teams thrive in a united environment.

What's Inside?

  • Bill Unplugged: Listen as Bill Keller takes us through the influences of Indian education and professional norms on his approach to work. Trust us, it's enlightening.

  • Navigating Hierarchy: Bill brings clarity to the differences between Indian and American workplace structures. We explore how each culture uniquely defines authority and teamwork.

  • The Insider’s Take: Bill’s guest Kunal Setchin, a global finance pro, shares his two cents on working across different countries, while offering a fresh perspective on Indian work ethics.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Focus on Education: India puts a strong emphasis on academics and technical know-how. We discuss how leveraging this can bring substantial value to your global team.

  2. Understanding Hierarchy: Whether it's a pyramid in India or a flatter structure in the U.S., knowing the lay of the land helps in effective team collaboration.

  3. Building Cultural Bridges: Learn practical steps to navigate the cultural chasms between Indian and American work styles. Get ready to build relationships that truly last.

So, whether you’re an aspiring global leader or just someone intrigued by remote work dynamics, this episode is your ticket to upping your game.