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4 Tips for Keeping It Real When Your Global Team Telecommutes

4 Tips for Keeping It Real When Your Global Team Telecommutes

Making a team from a staff working on separate continents requires more than just technology. Only the team leader can bring them all together.
Preparing Your Team for a Move Across the Globe

Preparing Your Team for a Move Across the Globe

There are times when entrepreneurs need to uproot their companies and move to a new country. One of the most challenging aspects is preparing your team. Here are a few pointers.
Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet

Etsy Snags Parisian Startup in Largest Acquisition Yet

Etsy has scooped up 'A Little Market' -- a Paris-headquartered digital marketplace that also specializes in handmade crafts -- for a reported $100 million in cash and stock.
Want Your Startup to Dominate the World? Start Thinking Globally -- Now.

Want Your Startup to Dominate the World? Start Thinking Globally -- Now.

While running a small business is already a massive undertaking, the need to think globally from the start is vital if you want your company to grow to its utmost potential.
35 Tips on How Not to Offend Your International Business Partners (Infographic)

35 Tips on How Not to Offend Your International Business Partners (Infographic)

From how you eat to how you dress, a look at how your behavior could be interpreted by your customers, colleagues and clients in different countries.
How to Find Products for Your Import Business

How to Find Products for Your Import Business

How can you locate goods you'd like to import to sell to markets here in the United States? Here are six ways to track down the products you're hoping to sell in the U.S.
The Ins and Outs of Shipping as an Exporter

The Ins and Outs of Shipping as an Exporter

Here's a basic primer on the shipping terms and logistics you need to be familiar with when you own an exporting business.
How to Ship Documents for Your Import/Export Business

How to Ship Documents for Your Import/Export Business

As an importer or exporter, you need to know how each link in the shipping chain functions. Here's the lowdown on what all those terms on the shipping forms mean.
This Luxe Smartphone Could Be Yours for $10,000

This Luxe Smartphone Could Be Yours for $10,000

High-end mobile phone company Vertu's new smartphone comes with a 24-hour global concierge service.
Connect Internationally With Your e-Business

Connect Internationally With Your e-Business

If you're seeking customers from around the world, these tips can help you increase your global reach.
Getting Diversity and Inclusion Right in Your Company

Getting Diversity and Inclusion Right in Your Company

Recognizing our human sameness opens the door to enjoying our cultural and individual uniqueness.
Microsoft Unveils Skype Translator

Microsoft Unveils Skype Translator

The new feature can translate German to English and vice versa in near real-time and will be available in beta by year's end.
How Dell's Entrepreneur-In-Residence Wants to Empower a Billion Women

How Dell's Entrepreneur-In-Residence Wants to Empower a Billion Women

Ingrid Vanderveldt had a dream to empower 1 billion women by 2020. Dell helped her take that goal to a global level.
What Your 'Cheap Date' Says About the Global Economy

What Your 'Cheap Date' Says About the Global Economy

Deutsche Bank's Cheap Date Index found that London is among the most expensive cities, whereas Mumbai is the cheapest.
Will Franchising Ever Be as Sexy as Tech? Subway Thinks So.

Will Franchising Ever Be as Sexy as Tech? Subway Thinks So.

More and more millennials want to be entrepreneurs, but few describe franchising as their dream business. Here's how Subway is trying to change that.
Where E-Commerce Is Booming. Hint: Think Outside the U.S. (Infographic)

Where E-Commerce Is Booming. Hint: Think Outside the U.S. (Infographic)

A look at where online shopping is expected to grow the fastest in the next five years and which companies are leading the charge.
What High Performers Do When Things Get Tough

What High Performers Do When Things Get Tough

Business is now about having rich conversations with global audiences. Here are four winning attitudes for success at a time of great change.
On Becoming That Truly Inclusive Leader

On Becoming That Truly Inclusive Leader

In a global economy, openness to new diverse ideas is critical for staying competitive. Embrace a method to cull the best ideas from your team and put them into action.
Seeking to Expand Overseas? First Determine If Your Firm's Ready.

Seeking to Expand Overseas? First Determine If Your Firm's Ready.

Strategize about taking your business overseas. First be sure you've won success on the homefront. Do plenty of research and analysis first.
Attention Culturists, Political Junkies and Renegades: Here is Where to Launch Your Startup

Attention Culturists, Political Junkies and Renegades: Here is Where to Launch Your Startup

While Silicon Valley, New York and Boston's entrepreneurial ecosystem get the most media attention, these hubs don't make sense for all companies. For our series The Grind, globe-trotting entrepreneur Jamie Wong gives us the skinny on other amazing locations to start a company.
The Hurdles of Scaling Globally

The Hurdles of Scaling Globally

While many startups envision expanding their business beyond their country's borders, scaling globally can present some unique challenges.
China Mobile Starts Selling iPhones, But No One Seems to Care

China Mobile Starts Selling iPhones, But No One Seems to Care

The release of the latest iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c by China Mobile, the country's largest carrier, were not met with the interminable lines and inevitable buzz of a typical Apple announcement.
How Local Franchises Are Becoming International Brands

How Local Franchises Are Becoming International Brands

With the support of the Commerce Department, company executives can travel to regions of interest and meet with potential investors, which may be the boost some franchises need to expand their concepts into international brands.
Meet the Franchise Serving Dinner in the Sky

Meet the Franchise Serving Dinner in the Sky

It's the gourmet meal of a lifetime. Just don't look down.
Start Up or Head to School? Depends on Where You Live.

Start Up or Head to School? Depends on Where You Live.

Where you live could play a role in choosing between landing a degree or launching your own company.

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