Michelle looked up from her computer monitors and directly at her business partner, Brian. “Japan? Do we even know anyone in Japan? How did they find out about our company?”, asked Michelle. Only 9 months ago, Michelle and Brian had launched their software startup. Things were going better than they ever dreamed it would. […]
The International Entrepreneur – How to Respond to International Business Opportunities Outside Current Markets
The International Entrepreneur ? Cultural Tips on India: an Interview with Indian Business Author and Journalist, Sandip Sen
The International Entrepreneur ? Cultural Tips on India: an Interview with Indian Business Author and Journalist, Sandip Sen This week, I am pleased to interview Sandip Sen of New Delhi, India. Mr. Sen has 32 years of business experience in India and left the business world in order to write about topics that should interest […]
The International Entrepreneur ? Entrepreneurship as a Career Choice around the World The passing of American entrepreneur, Steve Jobs got me thinking about entrepreneurship as a career around the world. What are the perceived opportunities versus perceived capabilities? Do different cultures view entrepreneurship as a good career choice? What percentage of the population has intentions […]
The International Entrepreneur: Practical Advice for Cross Cultural Teams
A good friend of mine was recently hired into a sustainability marketing position at a U.S. company. ?Sally? is an intrapreneur (someone who brings entrepreneurial innovation and passion into a larger organization). She recently invited me out to lunch to talk about the cross-cultural team questions that have come up on the job.
The International Entrepreneur: Arbitrage, A Smart Firm?s Source of Competitive Advantage. There are many small and medium-sized firms that expand to the most similar markets they can find.