A country’s culture consciously and subconsciously shapes values, assumptions, perceptions, and behaviors. Understanding how talent is developed in different cultures is essential for global talent development (TD) professionals. To be successful, these professionals must cultivate the appropriate workplace and learning activities that build on the work styles of participants. In this issue of TD at Work you will: Discover the challenges of training globally, including how they relate to leadership and communication. Learn about the core competencies of global TD professionals. Gain tips and information about training design, development, implementation, and evaluation. Receive guidelines for global scheduling and resource challenges.