The wisdom of developing a global perspective (1 of 3)
When you first go out on your global assignment,
learn to relax and resists trying to focus on your goals immediately. It is hard to resist the "action imperative." In the book, "The First 90 Days." Michael Watkins advises against trying "prove oneself". What one needs is more listening, learning, and relationship building. By doing these three early, will contribute to your success.