9 Tips For Doing Business Globally

Learn the Customs
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Learn the Customs

“Building rapport with people and understanding their value system” are essential tools for doing business globally, says Mercedes Alfaro, founder and president of First Impression Management, a company that offers customized training to executives on reputation management. Study up on local customs of dress, salutation, and hospitality—and be prepared to eat anything that is served to you on a business call overseas.