Tag Archives: Business Travel

Finding a Business Partner Abroad

Do first impressions lie? On paper, the company looked impressive. Out of the six potential partners that we’d shortlisted, and that I’d travelled to Mumbai to meet, this one looked the best on paper. Rajesh, the young CEO who came to meet me at my hotel looked the part too – immaculately dressed, well spoken, and clearly well organised, as he laid out paperwork and photos on the table in front of us.

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This second chapter of Planning an Exploratory Business Trip is mainly about who you need to meet, and what you…

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Togliatti sounds Italian, doesn’t it? Actually, it’s in Russia. And it’s the setting for one of the strangest business trips…

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Tales from my travels #2 — learning important lessons about international business, the hard way I wasn’t expecting to find my boss…

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