Archive for October, 2012

Negotiating With the Chinese Government – a 1st Example

Several years back, I had a couple shots at this and learned something I was seeking permission in North China to do lending services. The National law said only the People’s Bank could do financial, so we needed their help and local permission Pay offs to officials was out of the question.  Compromising on how […]

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Posted in: China, Chinese Culture, Government Issues, Negotiating

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The Future is Bright When Young People Favor You

Quoting the China Law Blog again today.  They quoted new survey information from McKinsey which  is a PDF. Here is one thing they said. The younger and more affluent the Chinese consumer, the more likely they are to favor foreign brands. Western brands finally have a chance at the biggest untapped market on earth. (India may […]

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Posted in: China, Chinese Culture, Market Entry

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Anything Goes and Just Do It

Anything Goes and Just Do It

This is old news, but wanted to comment on a New York Times Best Selling Book that got pulled from the shelves because the author lied about the quotes he had gotten for the book. Remember Imagine: How Creativity Works by Jonah Lehrer? Read about it here.  Reading that book, I would never have imagined […]

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Posted in: Being the Right Person, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Leadership, System

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China Opportunity and What it Takes

Understand First and Decide Second is one of my watchwords.  Coming to grab the China opportunity is great if you commit to do it well. It means to think and plan more first. Dan Harris posted Sound China Business Advice a couple of weeks ago and had me thinking. He posed a question.  Do you […]

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Posted in: China, China Recruitment - Getting Good People, Chinese Culture, Market Entry, Trustworthy Focus

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