One of the key aspects of doing business in other cultures, like those of Asia, is to know how to communicate well. It’s not only a question of language. It’s more like reading a different alphabet. Instead of relying on[...]..
I read somewhere recently that the best way to approach the differences of culture and etiquette in Asia between different countries, and to avoid confusion with Western cultural norms, is to group Asian countries under their primary means of eating:[...]..
Trust is the cornerstone of doing East-West business and public relations or PR is one of the most powerful tools to build and maintain trust required to do business between East and West. PR helps businesses to identify and understand[...]..
When asked about the biggest challenges they face in doing business in international markets, companies and business leaders often cite lack of cultural awareness and knowledge as being major obstacles to their success. And yet when the same leaders focus[...]..
Thought Leader can easily become a devalued term, especially when companies mass-produce content for their CEOs without really saying anything new or creative or disruptive. …But in fact real thought leaders do not call themselves such. The market decides if[...]..
I was talking with a very successful director of a bicycle company the other day, with operations in Thailand, China, Japan, South Korea and Malaysia. I was trying to find out what it was that had made his company so[...]..
Paul Edwards MBE in conversation with David Clive Price David: Hello. This is David Clive Price and you're so welcome today to the Asia Business Network ‘Expert Series’. Coming up we're going to talk about winning in Southeast Asia business[...]..
By Mariano A. Davies, President and CEO of British Chamber of Commerce Denmark I recently met the author, international speaker and cross-cultural leadership expert, David Clive Price. He was attending a summit of European CEOs and business leaders in Copenhagen.[...]..
If you are planning to do business in Asia, it is essential to remember that the Asian approach is not necessarily direct and ‘let’s get down to business’, especially when meeting socially (for example, for dinner). Most Asian cultures expect[...]..
By Sally Maier-Yip, Managing Director, 11K Consulting A few weeks ago I was delighted to be invited to be a panelist on “How entrepreneurs can do more business with China” at Google Campus London, organised by the Jonathan Lea Network.[...]..