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Skills for the Changing Global Business Model

I’ve seen many presentations about working in a global business that start with the same kinds of information you find in a travel guide: languages, currency, holidays, maps.  These are very important details for anyone working with people in another … Continue reading

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Thinking Differently

The Boston Globe published an interesting article yesterday about brain research on the differences in perception between Westerners and Asians.* The article cites several examples of differences in perception from earlier experiments, and then talks about recent research with brain … Continue reading

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Tips for American Business Travelers to India

One of the themes that comes up often in our work with globalizing businesses is the importance of creating a “soft” infrastructure that supports effective global teams. By soft infrastructure, I mean things like global team communication processes, employee orientations … Continue reading

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What to Wear for the Business Meeting in…

I love it! The Wall Street Journal had an article yesterday about the challenges of dressing appropriately for doing business in different countries, in their fashion column. My male colleagues often think this is minor, but the reality is it … Continue reading

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