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As the Internet Becomes More Global, Language Matters More than Ever

Nataly Kelly | Posted 08.11.2014 | Technology
Nataly Kelly

As more people come online in various parts of the world, leading businesses will remain in a constant race to keep up with the languages needed to reach the same percentage of potential customers they reach today.

The Global Five: Key Corporate Diplomacy Trends for 2014/2015

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 08.01.2014 | Business
Cari E. Guittard

The state of the American brand is abysmal, the U.S. Government is broadly seen as passive, reactive and ineffectual, and the private sector has been so preoccupied with the compounding economic crises that collective, strategic corporate diplomacy and global engagement efforts seem to have stagnated or fallen off completely.

10 Unconventional Career Tips from an Unlikely CEO

Fred Cook | Posted 06.21.2014 | Business
Fred Cook

The business world is full of rules. Some succeed by following them, others by breaking them. You have to find the right balance. If you break all the rules, you may frighten people. But if make your own rules, they may not even notice.

The Benefits, Challenges of Establishing Intrapreneurship in Your Business

Phil Shawe | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Phil Shawe

It's quite a challenge to create a platform upon which entrepreneurial spirits can succeed and grow businesses and revenue within the structure of a larger organization.

The Best Businesses For The World In 2014, According To B Lab

Fast Company | Posted 03.20.2014 | World

The ranks of businesses that are certified B Corps are growing quickly. In 2012, when B Lab released its first annual “Best Businesses for the World...

Time For Business to Shift Focus to The Long Term

Ian Goldin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Ian Goldin

The growing financial debt, rising carbon emissions, dwindling natural resources and the escalating burden of chronic disease all have the potential to leave unsolvable problems for the next generation if we fail to act on the scientific bases that show clearly the difficulties we are storing up.

Test of a Great Brand: Does Anybody Hate You?

Nirmalya Kumar | Posted 09.24.2013 | Business
Nirmalya Kumar

The problem often is that aspiring brands wish to be universally loved. Unfortunately, universal love is neither achievable, nor desirable. Instead, great brands are loved by some and hated by others because they actually stand for something.

The Coca-Cola Company and Resilience

Muhtar Kent | Posted 03.29.2013 | Business
Muhtar Kent

History has shown us, time and again, that the world's most resilient organizations are those that do more than just prepare for change and turbulence. Instead, they see -- and seize -- opportunity in the eye of the storm.

Ours Are Emerging Times

Felix Marquardt | Posted 04.29.2013 | World
Felix Marquardt

The new actors of globalization aren't concepts or acronyms; they aren't even regions or countries. They are individual women and men, and it is time we became acquainted with them.

Are You Ready for an International Job? Part I

O'Brien Browne | Posted 03.04.2013 | Business
O'Brien Browne

Within a week of moving to Cairo, however, Marina suffered a complete mental, emotional and physical breakdown. A couple of days later, her mother flew out to pick up her up and carry her back home to the U.S. Marina's international career was over. What had gone wrong?

10 International Business Customs You MUST Remember When Traveling

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 11.01.2012 | Business

English is often considered to be the international language of business, but, as business grows more global, it's becoming more important than ever f...

Why You Hate Your British or American Business Partner

O'Brien Browne | Posted 08.26.2012 | Business
O'Brien Browne

It's simple: we don't say what we mean. And we mean what we don't say. We believe that using direct language or saying "no!" to a business partner closes doors, damps enthusiasm, and may damage or even destroy relationships.

Being Global III: Global Leaders Act as Global Entrepreneurs

Gregory Unruh | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Gregory Unruh

Global leaders become global entrepreneurs by using their global understanding and connections to identify international opportunities and turn them into new value-creating enterprises.

The American Dream Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 01.20.2012 | Small Business

The entrepreneurial bug appears to be spreading globally. According to the latest Global Entrepreneurship Monitor from Babson College, there are nearl...

Repatriate American Jobs Before Foreign Profits

Brent Budowsky | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business
Brent Budowsky

America must become again a nation of job-producing patriotic capitalists. "Made in the USA" should be a clarion call with a resounding echo heard in Washington.

The Coming of the Global Mobile

Tina Wells | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business
Tina Wells

Millennials have grown up in this world of instanity, where information, photos, and prices (when they're shopping) are just one click away. They are ...

Export Promotion Is Not the Same as Building Markets Abroad

Ben Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben Leo

It sounds like there may be confusion in the Obama administration over a basic, yet fundamental issue -- understanding the difference between export promotion and development mandates.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 29: Where Can We Find Tech-Savvy Talent?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz explains how to hire tech geeks, why more investors are looking overseas and what you can do to stay on Aaron Sorkin's good...

A Golden Opportunity to Beat Ourselves Up

Amr Abdullah Al-Dabbagh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Amr Abdullah Al-Dabbagh

In Saudi Arabia competitiveness has become a national policy since 2005 when we launched a plan we dubbed the "10x10" initiative. Since then I've enjoyed a many great opportunities to clarify my thoughts on the idea of competition.

Rod Kurtz

Ask Rod, Episode 9: Should We Go Global?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rod Kurtz | Posted 01.26.2012 | Small Business

Executive Editor Rod Kurtz offers advice about expanding internationally and getting started as an entrepreneur. Plus, a special appearance by Rod's p...

5 Rules for Building an Effective Global Incentive Program

Mark Pasetsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mark Pasetsky

With multi-national corporations employing more than 30 percent of their workforce overseas, global incentive programs are growing in popularity.

China Poised To Take On Role Of Global Trendsetter

nytimes.com | KEITH BRADSHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHANGHAI -- After a century in which American tastes largely set the course of the global automotive market, China is poised to increasingly take on t...