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Daniel Sanchez Reina
Senior Director Analyst
3 years at Gartner
9 years IT Industry

Daniel Sanchez Reina is a Senior Director Analyst for Gartner's Leadership, Culture and People Dynamics team for the CIO Research group. It includes the complex challenges of High-Performing Teams, Organizational and Cultural Change, Leadership Skills and Competencies, and Digital Transformation initiatives. Research on a worldwide basis, advising clients on their specific needs to achieve sustainable growth.. Read Full Bio

THE POST-COVID19 SOCIETY: 5 predictions and 1 risk

by Daniel Sanchez Reina  |  March 26, 2020

The style book says that, before going into the subject that one wants to talk about, it is convenient to write a few introductory lines to give context to the reader. I don’t think you need much introduction or context on this matter, so I’ll skip the orthodoxy. Instead, I will start with a comment […]

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Cultural Pitfalls that Western Executives should avoid with Chinese Stakeholders (3/3)

by Daniel Sanchez Reina  |  December 9, 2019

  This is the last of a series of 3 posts about the cultural pitfalls between Western Executives and their Chinese stakeholders. For the purpose of this post, “Western” loosely refers to executives from the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Adapt Your Decision-Making Style Low Power Versus High Power Distance Geert Hofstede, one […]

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Cultural Pitfalls that Western Executives should avoid with Chinese Stakeholders (2/3)

by Daniel Sanchez Reina  |  October 14, 2019

This is the second one of a series of 3 posts about the cultural pitfalls between Western Executives and their Chinese stakeholders. For the purpose of this post, “Western” loosely refers to executives from the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. Enter the Personal Relationship Deal- Versus Relationship-Focused Cultures Deal-focused cultures tend to separate […]

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Cultural Pitfalls that Western Executives should avoid with Chinese Stakeholders (1/3)

by Daniel Sanchez Reina  |  September 23, 2019

This is the first one of a series of 3 posts about the captioned topic. Despite political and economic turbulence between the U.S. and China, Western firms’ acquisitions and company creations in China are increasing, as is the trend of high-skilled tech talent moving from China to the U.S. and Europe. Be thoughtful about some […]

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Get Your Team Ready for this Perpetual-Change Era

by Daniel Sanchez Reina  |  August 19, 2019

Gartner’s ContinuousNext concept is defined as “perpetual renewal, swift delivery and interaction to consistently benefit from unending change.” It is all about the current environment that surrounds us. You, as a leader, have to establish the foundational elements that will get your organization/department ready for it. Dissecting and delving into the definition of ContinuousNext, we […]

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Generation Z: How to Lead These Wonderful Young People

by Daniel Sanchez Reina  |  July 27, 2019

Generation Z people exhibit different behaviors compared with previous generations, yet are perceived and managed like Millennials -wrongly. Leaders who know how to retain, inspire and lead Gen Zers will reap the rewards from their hard work, passion and disruptive ideas.     Gen Zers, those born from 1995 through 2010, are entering or about […]

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2 in 1: Boost Engagement in your Team while Creating a Constant-Learning Mindset

by Daniel Sanchez Reina  |  May 21, 2019

Constant learning and engagement are key to this fast-forward digital era. The digital economy evolves at a pace that continuously demands new ideas, new ventures and new business models. Upskilling and reskilling have always been important. However, nowadays the speed of change has increased, reducing the time available to acquire new skills and competencies. And […]

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