David Livermore

“International leaders in business, government, and nonprofit organizations whisper behind closed doors about the way visiting Americans live in their own bubbles without having much genuine interaction with their overseas counterparts, much less the locals. One senior foreign policy advisor told Fareed Zakaria of Newsweek, “When we meet with American officials, they talk and we listen—we rarely disagree or speak frankly because they simply can't take it in.”13 Kishore Mahbubani, Singapore's former foreign secretary and ambassador to the United Nations, put it this way: “There are two sets of conversations, one with Americans in the room and one without.”14”


David Livermore, Leading with Cultural Intelligence: The New Secret to Success
Read more quotes from David Livermore


Share this quote:
Twitter icon

Friends Who Liked This Quote


To see what your friends thought of this quote, please sign up!

0 likes
All Members Who Liked This Quote

None yet!


This Quote Is From

Leading with Cultural Intelligence: The New Secret to Success Leading with Cultural Intelligence: The New Secret to Success by David Livermore
151 ratings, average rating, 17 reviews
Open Preview

Browse By Tag