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The International Entrepreneur – Cultural Tips from France: an Interview with Omar-Pierre Soubra

This week’s business cultural interview takes us to France! Omar-Pierre Soubra shares his insights on how to navigate parts of French culture. What do you see as unique cultural characteristics of France’s culture that are reflected in France’s business culture? I will sound obvious by saying “French food”! You can talk to any French businessman […]

The International Entrepreneur – Cultural Tips on New Zealand: An Interview with Kiwi International Business Development Expert, Ray Underell

This week’s business culture interview is about New Zealand. While New Zealand shares some cultural traits of its neighbor, Australia, this country is definitely unique and important in up-and-coming industries such as outdoor gear and high technology. New Zealand is an island nation that is always ready to stand up to international challenge. There are […]

The International Entrepreneur – Cultural Tips on China by Dr. Jeff Wang

This week, we resume our series about business cultures around the world with an interview with Dr. Jeff Wang of Poetica LLC. What do you see as unique cultural characteristics of Chinese people that are reflected in China’s business culture? The long history, distinguished business and social cultures, different consumer value structures, and dramatic different […]

The International Entrepreneur – Cultural Tips on the United States by Becky Park

This week, I am featuring my home business culture, the United States. What do you see as unique cultural characteristics of Americans that comes out in the United States’ business culture? There are many cultural characteristics that color American business. First, Americans are the most individualistic culture on the planet. In business, this surfaces when […]

The International Entrepreneur – Cultural Tips on Uruguay: Insights from Uruguayan & International Business Consultant, Gabriela Castro-Fontoura

This week, I am featuring enterprising Uruguay. This is a country often overshadowed by its much larger neighboring countries: Brazil and Argentina. As entrepreneurs, we are always looking for opportunities overlooked by larger competitors. Uruguay is a member of of free trade organization MERCOSUR and has a stable economy and government. This country may be […]

The International Entrepreneur – Cultural Tips from Israel: Insights from Arlene Marom in Tel Aviv

  This week kicks off a series on cultural insights from professionals engaged daily in cross-border business. Born in the U.S., Arlene Marom is a long-time Israeli resident and international marketing professional. I am grateful to Arlene for sharing so many tips for doing business with Israelis. Here is my interview with Arlene: What do […]