When you get to a fork in the road, take it--Yogi Berra Much is uncertain about the results of the upcoming election July 1. However, there...Read More
Cherán, Michoacán, a town that took over its own administration to avoid tree-cutters in their forests. México will have the 7th largest GDP in the world by...Read More
When it comes to succeeding at anything in life, it should be understood that a higher level of commitment is required. In my last blog,...Read More
As my husband and I headed down a windy gravel road on the west side of Blue Sea Lake in Northwest Quebec, we noticed a popular tree positioned across the road directly on a power line. We didn’t think much about this picture as we were determined to reach our rental cottage before sunset. Our goal was to put the perishables in the refrigerator, unpack our suitcases and set up the kitchen for our annual vacation.
The world is fixated on Brexit! It is apparent in the global media, both established and social media. They preferred to limit coverage of the Panama Canal expansion dedication on Sunday, June 26.
Atlantans are avid travelers both domestic and internationally. You never know when you will meet someone from your adopted hometown that reinforces the concept “Six Degrees Of Separation” Allow me to share an experience on a recent trip to Palo Alto, California to attend my grandson’s graduation from Stanford University.
by Nicholas Bruner
I recently returned from a trip to Germany and found that it doesn’t matter what business you are in, when it comes to crossing borders and operating in more than one country, the relationships built on the front end are crucial to ensuring success early.
Part 3 of 3
Will Gun Crime in the UK Influence Brexit? History shows that traumatic events can changes the course of legislation.
Brutal shootings of elected leaders can shape public opinion of historic legislation.
Part 2 of 3 As we continue our three-part discussion of Brexit, today let's explore what multinational companies might expect if the United Kingdom does decide to...Read More
Part 1 of 3 Emotions run high amongst British citizens living inside and outside the United Kingdom as D-day approaches. The referendum allowing voters to decide...Read More
Following up on her January article about technology trends for 2016, Deborah Gonzalez tackles the dynamic growth of robots and artificial intelligence in business in this guest post. The trend is real, but is added efficiency always the best option? Here’s what our colleague has to say.
By Deborah Gonzalez, Esq.
Georgia was on the mind of a group of Quebec manufacturing executives last week when they enjoyed a tour of Hansgrohe & Millennium Mats.
By Jonas Jarvholm, J.D., Ph.D.
Would you trust a dermatologist to operate on your torn Achilles tendon? Of course not! A highly qualified surgeon would be a much better choice. Similarly, it is important to hire an attorney who is qualified to handle your specific legal needs.
Did you know that Japan’s working population is declining by one million every year due to rapid aging and a declining birthrate?
If you’re like many international professionals, you’re realizing that we’re already into the second month of 2016 and thinking about networking as a way to strengthen your business success in the coming year. But time is limited and with so many different types of events and activities to choose from, it can be tough to know which ones to attend.
For millennia, the city of Istanbul (Constantinople) in Turkey has served as an important link between two of the world’s major continents. Trade goods, armies, languages...Read More
By Jeff Hannah Have you ever had trouble communicating with someone who doesn't speak your language well? When traveling or doing business abroad, some miscommunication is...Read More
My friend Rebecca is an American now living in Germany. In this guest post, she shares some of what she has learned about how birthdays...Read More
2015 Annual Dinner of The Japan-American Society of Georgia held at The Four Seasons Hotel, Atlanta. A milestone Event: Celebrating of the Society's Thirty-Fifth Anniversary...Read More
As November’s chill sets in and the leaves reach their brightest hues, Americans begin to prepare for Thanksgiving. Many assume that this custom, with its...Read More
This insight about the transition from a divided German capital to a reunified one comes to us from Rebecca Weber, an American friend who has...Read More
Thanks to Rebecca Weber, an American from the South now living in Germany, for this insightful guest post. The people I counsel who have moved to...Read More
Mexico is making business headlines with a handful of articles in the Wall Street Journal lately as retailers, automotive manufacturers and a host of other...Read More
Don’t be fooled by the illusions of similarity. You’re in an entirely different world now, and you must bridge the cultural gap before you can even think about doing business.
Wherever you are, building the strong personal connections that facilitate trust is a prerequisite to establishing productive business relationships. If you are new to the US and its culture, this can be a formidable task. What are the subtleties of culture that lead to connection in this different context?