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International Business Advice – Top 3 Mistakes in International Negotiations

Posted: Saturday, April 5th, 2014 @ 7:49 pm in Global Business, Strategic Planning | 2 Comments »

This one minute international business video discusses the top three mistakes companies make when they do global business. Other faulty assumptions include: Imported goods are often better. Evidence of this is that Americans drink French water, drive European cars, wear Italian suits and buy Swiss watches. However, Japanese consumers may be concerned with how Japanese […]

Strategy – A More Effective To Do List

Posted: Sunday, August 12th, 2012 @ 10:19 pm in Strategic Planning | No Comments »

This is an unusual thing for me to do, submit someone else’s article. But a colleague of mine, Herb Rubenstein, President of the Sustainable Business Group wrote this and I felt it should be shared. So here it is: The “to do” list is a staple of executives, housewives, college students, unemployed and employed adults, […]

Old saying

Posted: Sunday, August 10th, 2008 @ 9:39 pm in Strategic Planning | No Comments »

“The Money you Make is in the Deals you DON”T do” – Ancient Investment Banking saying Technorati Tags: business, consulting advice, international strategy, trade shows

bad international strategies

Posted: Sunday, February 24th, 2008 @ 3:09 pm in Global Business, Strategic Planning | No Comments »

Here are examples of the worst international business strategies we’ve seen. • Follow the client — How many times do we talk to firms that decide to enter a market because their client is doing so? What happens if you lose the client? Does that mean you are stuck in Turkey with no other business? […]

guess this firm’s industry

Posted: Monday, October 29th, 2007 @ 9:09 pm in Strategic Planning | No Comments »

I was offered a business opportunity with a new firm. The firm had the following problems: 1) They were under-capitalized. They were only at 10% of goal for year’s end, which was two months away. So poor marketing, poor sales, poor sales forecasting. 2) The firm’s website was difficult to understand. It spoke more of […]