Is 关系 (“guanxi”) still relevant in today’s digital business world?

As an Asian and a businessman, it would be odd for me to argue that Guanxi is dead. I am shocked there are still many businesses in Asia mistaking the concept of Guanxi as a kind of business or management network. There is actually no way to accurately define what…

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So What?

I have to credit my friends Kathryn and Kristy @definitionconsulting for teaching me their “So What?” There is news that business travel will not recover until 18 months time, so what? Small businesses are the worst hit in this pandemic, so what? #harrymegan have scandalised the Crown, so what? Vanillalaw…

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Small World, Big Thinking Exporting Your Brand And Services. 視点を大きく持てば世界は小さいものに。 ブランド・サービスの輸出を

I was introduced to the UK Trade and Investments (UKTI) website by a friend, and if you search “export ready”, the page will offer you tons of information about how you can export goods to another country. You will get the usual information about import and export licenses and taxes.…

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What Are The Dispute Resolution Options Available To You

The Difference Between Negotiation, Mediation, Arbitration And Court Litigation What Is Mediation And Its Process? The Difference Between Appointing A Mediation Service Provider vs A Direct Appointment Why Choose Mediation Over Court Litigation Online Mediation Trumps All – High Chance Of Success And More   The Difference Between Negotiation, Mediation,…

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Conflict!

Often get a quizzical look from SME (small and medium sized enterprises) owners when I ask them whether they know the difference between “conflict resolution” vs “conflict management”.It is tragic that after more than 26 years of advocating for people to prevent conflict, many will still attend at our law…

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