Making the Most of Others’ Expertise: Agents, Brokers, Consultants and Reps

It’s silly to think you can or must doall your international businessdevelopment yourself.

ENTREPRENEURS EXCEL AT plunging into action and getting things done. They are also gifted (or get good at) recognizing when they can’t do something themselves. For example, most know better than to do their own tax accounting or complex contract drafting. The same thinking can apply to setting up and running your business abroad, with added considerations.

Don’t be discouraged or dismayed by the number of areas in which you may find outside help useful in your approach to a new market abroad. Many questions will be answered informally through networking, doing online research, perhaps ...

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