International Business Do’s and Don’ts

When travelling or working internationally, alwaysremember that you’re the guest. Be polite, professionaland respectful, above all else.

DOING BUSINESS INTERNATIONALLY is very exciting. It can also be overwhelming. Not only do you have to bring your “A-Game” into play professionally, but you also have to work it culturally. It’s just as hard to get it right personally as it is professionally. When one wrong word, hand gesture, or lack of action can deeply insult your overseas customer or partner, the stakes are insurmountably higher. You need to know what you’re doing.

Before you travel abroad for business, it’s smart to learn about that country’s culture. Knowing the subtle rules about how to greet, or ...

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