Globinar on Enhancing Global Team Performance

Posted by: Doug Bruhnke - Global Bruhnke on Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Across metros, borders and cultures... leadership is a challenge. In this globinar we brought together keynote speakers who are very familiar with the challenges and who will provide tips and assistance for enhancing your global team performance. The event included Kyle Hegartyauthor of The Accidental Business Nomad: A Survival Guide for Working Across a Shrinking Planet. Kyle covered a important topics for your global team leadership including managing teams for optimum productivity.

Watch the full program HERE on youtube.

This special event also featured Gary Covert, founder of Gary Covert Consulting and a multiple time speaker at Global Chamber® because of his ability to successfully work with executives who are leading teams across borders.

This important discussion on working across borders also featured Monique Daigneault, Executive Coach at MD Consulting. Monique is a world-class business coach, working with executives to help them reach the next level.

Kyle Hegarty kicked things off and discussed global leadership from an expat's perspective, having lived in Singapore for 15 years. One of the more compelling points in the discuss was Kyle sharing personality mapping for people of different cultures.  He snowed that Americans in particular typically have some counter intuitive leadership styles contracts, a so-called 'zigging and zagging' culture style.

Check out Kyle's book here on Amazon.

Monique Daigneault shared insights from here executive coaching with leaders worldwide and doing business everywhere. She shared ways for executives to build their leadership  capabilities as they work on the job.

Finally Gary Covert shared some of the key questions and approaches by executives to make as they get their hands around an effective leadership style across borders. He stressed process and adaptability. One example Gary used was how nemawashii and related techniques are used in Japanese business to enable teams to get to root issues and align and improve performance.


00:00 – Multi-Metro Globinar begins

  • Kyle D. Hegarty Managing Director, Leadership Nomad, a division of TSL
  • Gary Covert - Founder of Gary Covert Consulting
  • Monique Daigneault - Executive Coach, MD Consulting

00:30 – Q&A Session

01:00 - End


Kyle D. Hegarty Managing Director, Leadership Nomad, a division of TSL. Kyle has spent the last 15 years helping companies grow into overseas markets by helping people and teams communicate by cutting through the invisible cultural barriers that prevent remote teams from reaching their collaborative potential. His first book, The Accidental Business Nomad: A Survival Guide for Working Across a Shrinking Planet shares practical research and data, and offers witty, lively stories of people and companies who have found themselves trying to work across an increasingly fragmented global working environment.  Kyle highlights the expensive mistakes that everyone makes but nobody talks about - from volatile culture clashes to maddening communication breakdowns.


Gary Covert - Founder of Gary Covert Consulting. Gary helps senior leaders and their teams execute at a strategic level, develop talent, and innovate continuously without burning out. Leaders who work with Gary regularly report improvements in profits, accelerated drive for results, higher-functioning teams, and significant growth in individual and leadership effectiveness. Clients work in a diverse range of industries, including logistics, technology, global hospitality, eye health, restaurants and hospitality, healthcare, financial services, engineering and construction, mining, and oil exploration and production. 

Prior to becoming a consultant, Gary held a number of business-development positions with global technology organizations. His industry experience outside of consulting includes mining, manufacturing, semiconductor, data storage, flat-panel displays, and thin-film-deposition processes. Gary is also an Innovation Minds Master Facilitator and has the tools and experience to help leaders drive innovation at scale across complex organizations. Gary received his BA in Japanese from Arizona State University and his Masters in International Management from Thunderbird School of Global Management.


Monique Daigneault - Executive Coach at MD Consulting. Monique Daigneault is a seasoned Human Resources professional who brings to the table over three decades of corporate and entrepreneurial experience. As an executive coach and dynamic facilitator, Monique is known for her directive, yet collaborative, approach to leader development. She has the unique ability to build immediate trust and quickly get leaders into alignment with their true values and desired direction. Monique has developed an enhanced intuition based on years of corporate lessons learned and, coupled with her strong listening skills, guides leaders to solve their core pain points, be more influential, and have a higher impact in their organizations. Leaders benefit from practical and behavioral changes that are sustainable and measurable. Monique coaches senior leaders who want to increase their executive influence so that they can lead by example and have a higher impact on their team and within their organization. She is committed to working with those who are technically superior but need to improve their soft skills.




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