Team Capital Makes Partner Appointment and Opens Madrid Office

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London – June 20, 2017 – Team Capital (www.teamcapitalgroup.com) a leading global boutique executive search and specialty consulting firm today announced the appointment of Javier Girones as a Managing Partner of the firm and the opening of an office in Madrid. His appointment is effective June 16, 2017.

– Team Capital Makes Partner Appointment and Announces Opening of Madrid Office, following it’s Bahrain office launch –

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The International Companies Using Only English

A growing number of global firms are using as English their main language – even if they are based in Japan or France. By Bryan Borzykowski.

Nearly every meeting Keiko Claassen must attend at work is held in English. No big deal – except that her company is based in Italy and she’s Dutch.

At one recent meeting where she was the only non-Italian in the room, her colleagues stopped speaking English – the common language between them – because someone had trouble following the conversation.

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Team Capital Announces Middle East Expansion

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– Leading Executive Search, Board Advisory and Assessment Firm Team Capital Makes Strategic Move In Face of Global Demand for Talent and Increased Multinational Presence throughout Middle East –

Bahrain World Trade CenterLondon – January 24, 2017 – In response to an increased need for best in class senior executive talent in GCC countries, global executive search & advisory firm Team Capital (www.teamcapitalgroup.com) today announced the launch of the firm’s first office in the Middle East, in Bahrain.

While Team Capital has long been active in the Middle East, this new office launch further builds the firm’s global presence with offices already in London and USA. Continue reading

The Traits of Leaders Who Do Things Fast and Well

110-jack_zengerJack Zenger is the CEO of Zenger/Folkman, a leadership development consultancy. He is a coauthor of the October 2011 HBR article “Making Yourself Indispensable” and the book Speed: How Leaders Accelerate Successful Execution (McGraw Hill, 2016). Connect with Jack at twitter.com/jhzenger.

An exceptional leader we know would occasionally get a question from his direct reports in a variety of forms but with the common message, “Do you want this done fast or right?” His answer was always the same: “Yes!” He chose not to compromise on either dimension. For this leader and for most highly effective leaders we know, making mistakes is not an option. But neither is slowing down.  Continue reading

The problem with being a long-term expat

tcPeople on long-term foreign assignments often find it hard to adjust once they return home. Many leave their company within a few years, and some leave the country entirely. By Kate Mayberry

After 15 years, and a life on the road that took her to Japan, Singapore and Australia, Helen Maffini felt it was time to return home to Canada. But, it took just a fraction of that time for her to realise she had made a mistake.

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When Mentorship Crosses Cultures, Both Sides Learn


Jelena Zikic is an Associate Professor at York University. In her research and practice, she explores a combination of career and life transitions of diverse populations.

Everyone knows that mentoring relationships are one important avenue for professional learning. Young people are taught to seek out senior executives in their organization, function, industry, or geographical location who can help them learn the ropes, share knowledge, teach new skills, broaden their network and, in some cases, fast track their careers. Less talked about, but just as important, are the benefits and learning that mentors can derive from mentees. Continue reading