I travel the globe regularly, working with dozens of diverse
cultures. I promise you, if you follow the 6 Stages,
and remain open to the idea that to master culture, you must
first master yourself—you can make magic happen with others.
The 6 Stages are stimulating, thought-provoking, filled with gems of advice and concrete strategies. I am excited to apply what I have learned, to be effective, to find my way through the maze of cultural thinking by using this roadmap. As a leader, I feel I can navigate a better course of cultural understanding and engagement, hopefully leading to the stages of excitement and endearment.
The Six Stages of Cultural Mastery will equip you to more effectively
lead, sell to, and enjoy deep and long-lasting relationships
with people of diverse backgrounds. Ricardo does a masterful
job of laying out the specific stages leaders must follow
in order to develop into cultural masters. ¡Bravo!
Every leader serious about creating follower-ship and engaging
talent of diverse cultures should go through The Six Stages of
Cultural Mastery. In an honest and refreshing way, Ricardo lays
out very specific and actionable steps that will transform you,
and through you, those you lead.
“For us to become truly liberating leaders, we must learn to lead
people of diverse cultures in a relevant way. The Six Stages of
Cultural Mastery will prepare you to lead those unlike yourself
with much higher levels of influence and power.
We live in a fast-paced, hard-hitting world. The Six Stages of
Cultural Mastery will help you to dig deep and do the necessary
internal work to succeed with people of diverse backgrounds.
To work through the complex landscape of cultural diversity,
one needs the right tools of engagement. The Six Stages of
Cultural Mastery is a tool I highly recommend for your toolbox.
Ricardo lays out a clear path to being a highly successful leader
in today‘s culturally demanding organizations.
The Six Stages of Cultural Mastery takes leaders through a very
refined process to move us to true levels of Endearment in
Stage Six. This process should be digested and applied by all organizational
and community leaders as the insights are transformational.
Leaders in today’s world need to make sure that their voice is
being heard clearly by people of all cultures and backgrounds.
Ricardo has done a great service to all leaders to help them to
find a voice that will resonate with others in a culturally relevant
manner. This process will surely help you extend your influence
in our world.
Collaboration requires a deep level of self-awareness and
understanding from a number of cultural perspectives. The
Six Stages of Cultural Mastery provides leaders with a necessary
framework for breaking down cultural barriers. It’s a much needed
piece of the collaborative puzzle in a global economy.