Category Archives: International Business

What Do Investors Value in a Personality Brand?

According to a study by the McGill Consulting Group , a venture backed entrepreneur has a 30% chance of success, a first time entrepreneurs has a 18% or lower chance of success (keeping in mind 90% of new products fail). … Continue reading

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Cultural Nuances of “Help” for the World Traveller (any age) – Emergency Situations

This post is inspired partly by my experiences as an expat. We spend a lot of time thinking – I am connected – I have a mobile – I have business counterparts who can help, and we forget there are … Continue reading

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Is Your Business – A Social Business?

A social business is business that also uses tools like social media,¬†¬†social software and technology-based social networks to enable connections between people, information and assets to help organisations take decisions. Deloitte and MIT Sloan recently released the findings of a … Continue reading

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A Game of Chess: Russia versus West

The ex-USSR still holds mythological fascination for the West and the constant unrest in that region is of political interest even after the Cold War has ended. The interest in Ukraine for EU, USA or UK has always been Russia. … Continue reading

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