I Help leaders create and curate cultures where people from all backgrounds thrive together.

Ricardo Gonzalez | Founder and CEO of Bilingual America

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Why People Want to Belong — or Not.


The best way to get to know me and my thinking is to read what I write. Below are a few selected articles for you. The blog archive is here.

Weak Empathy

I recently read in a Harvard Business Review article that the key to effective leadership in today’s world is to have empathy. This is true.

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A Personal Note

Leaders in today’s culturally complex world must be inclusive, empowering, and must also know how to create a deep sense of belonging. They must be culturally skilled and developed so that they can connect, create, and collaborate with people of diverse cultures at the highest levels. This is mission-critical.

I help develop leaders who can lead organizations and diverse teams to higher levels of performance, productivity, and profitability. I have spent a lifetime developing myself and my resources to help you and your team be highly successful multicultural leaders and communicators. I invite you to review my site to learn how I can help you and your leadership team to the next level. If you’re interested in a conversation that might just change your life, schedule a free consultation to discuss.

Some Quotes

I love to quote other people and am honored when others quote me. Below are some quotes from my speaking and writing that have found their way into the hearts and minds of others. Enjoy!

We cannot lead people to the highest levels until we know them at the deepest levels. 

From The 6 Stages of Cultural Mastery

Unless we transform our cultural relationships, we will never transform our cultural realities.

From The Cultural Transformation Manifesto

The goal of our cultural relations should be endearment, not tolerance.

From The 6 Stages of Cultural Mastery

Color is superficial and something no one can control, culture is deep and something we can create and curate together.

From The 6 Stages of Cultural Mastery