The executive cocoon can warp your world view, says David Weekley, the chairman of his self-named housebuilding company. "When you reach a position of success, you're often surrounded by folks who tell you you're right about things," he says. It took a trip to China with a nonprofit called Leaders' Quest to open his eyes. It is among among several organizations that take business leaders overseas to give them a broader view of emerging markets and global interdependence.
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