Asia Business Leadership and Personal Branding

Asia Business Leadership and Personal Branding

Many Western business people going into Asia forget that one of the most essential ways to open doors, forge lasting business relationships and show Asia business leadership is personal branding. That may sound strange, as if you have to become[...]..
Tune Your Asian Business to the Right Wavelength

Tune Your Asian Business to the Right Wavelength

I was in Hong Kong recently for Chinese New Year and to visit relatives. In between the huge helpings of white turnip cake, the Buddhist vegetarian food with rice on New Year’s Day, the fireworks over Victoria Harbour, and the[...]..
5 Tips for Winning Over Asia Business Audiences

5 Tips for Winning Over Asia Business Audiences

One of the business leadership skills that is most difficult for Western executives to master in Asia is the art of cross-cultural communication. In Asia’s high context cultures, where mutual trust and understanding are the essential pre-requisites to building successful[...]..
Chinese Trade Fair Survival Kit: Part 2

Chinese Trade Fair Survival Kit: Part 2

As mentioned in Part 1 (below) of Chinese Trade Fair Survival Kit, attending trade fairs can be a great first step if you want to make direct personal contacts, identify suppliers, and find out the ‘ins and outs’ of doing[...]..
Chinese Trade Fair Survival Kit: Part 1

Chinese Trade Fair Survival Kit: Part 1

If you want to make direct personal contacts, identify suppliers, and find out the ‘ins and outs’ of doing business in China, attending trade fairs can be a great first step. However, it is important to bear some points in[...]..