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10 AINT’s of International Business
Read this or you AIN’T gonna get
anywhere!
It AIN’T Gonna be easy
Why do people think it is easy to do
business overseas? Culture, language,
customs and laws are dif...
It AIN’T gonna be fast
The biggest single cultural difference
is the perception of “time”
It AIN’T gonna be free
Does your office have staff, machines,
phones, vendors, and expenses? Why
do you think that would b...
Your skills AIN’T gonna transfer
Well, not completely. You may know all
about “channel management” in
Wisconsin, but Japan...
You AIN’T gonna enjoy it always
Jet lag. Exhaustion. Lack of language.
Cramped flights. Endless meetings.
Tricky negotiati...
Your money AIN’T gonna guarantee
success.
Just because you are the buyer,
doesn’t mean you will have an easy
time buying w...
Your law AIN’T gonna win
You AIN’T gonna sue
If you do, you AIN’T gonna win
If you do you AIN’T gonna collect
You AIN’T playing as equals
No matter what your project, the
strongest relationship will win…even
if your product is better
They AIN’T gonna be transparent
Americans say what they mean, and
mean what they say. There aren’t
many other cultures tha...
You AIN’T gonna succeed if you
AIN’T knowing what you are doing
http://partnersinternational.com
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Global Business slide show: Top 10 "Ain'ts" of International Business

  1. 1. 10 AINT’s of International Business Read this or you AIN’T gonna get anywhere!
  2. 2. It AIN’T Gonna be easy Why do people think it is easy to do business overseas? Culture, language, customs and laws are different!
  3. 3. It AIN’T gonna be fast The biggest single cultural difference is the perception of “time”
  4. 4. It AIN’T gonna be free Does your office have staff, machines, phones, vendors, and expenses? Why do you think that would be different abroad?
  5. 5. Your skills AIN’T gonna transfer Well, not completely. You may know all about “channel management” in Wisconsin, but Japan does it differently.
  6. 6. You AIN’T gonna enjoy it always Jet lag. Exhaustion. Lack of language. Cramped flights. Endless meetings. Tricky negotiations.
  7. 7. Your money AIN’T gonna guarantee success. Just because you are the buyer, doesn’t mean you will have an easy time buying what you want.
  8. 8. Your law AIN’T gonna win You AIN’T gonna sue If you do, you AIN’T gonna win If you do you AIN’T gonna collect
  9. 9. You AIN’T playing as equals No matter what your project, the strongest relationship will win…even if your product is better
  10. 10. They AIN’T gonna be transparent Americans say what they mean, and mean what they say. There aren’t many other cultures that do that
  11. 11. You AIN’T gonna succeed if you AIN’T knowing what you are doing http://partnersinternational.com

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