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The International Entrepreneur ? Exit Strategies for International Ventures

As your?fiscal quarter or year is coming to a close,?it’s a particularly good?time to evaluate the effectiveness of your company?s various international business ventures. Many companies from countries with short-term business decision cycles (US, Australia, etc.) may be tempted to exit markets that are yielding lower than expected returns on investment. Here are several options […]

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

The International Entrepreneur ? Cultural Tips from Israel: Insights from Arlene Marom in Tel Aviv Image via Wikipedia 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 […]

The International Entrepreneur ? Entrepreneurship as a Career Choice around the World

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 ? How to Sabotage Your Negotiations

The International Entrepreneur ? How to Sabotage Your Negotiations There are actually countless ways that you can doom your own negotiations, so this blog will focus on three ways: Overemphasize the Legal Contract Business cultures with a strong legal orientation (ex. US, Switzerland, Canada) often rely too heavily on negotiating and drafting a detailed legal […]