When you first begin expanding your business abroad it can be a bit scary, it’s not always easy and there are often surprises. You’ll encounter cultural differences in even the most basic aspects of doing business.
It really is an exercise in learning how to notice the fundamental differences in business, how to adapt and how to manage the changes you’ll need to make.
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The biggest problems I see with clients is they don’t have any idea how to begin the process. Part of the reason is because they don’t have a clear understanding of the international business models available to them. Many businesses just never get over the first hurdles of developing more business outside of the environment they are used to.
It’s important to find the right international business development strategy for your business. Without a clear understanding of your current business model and how this impacts your ideal international business model you’re bound to encounter many little hurdles along the way. These hurdles can be easily dealt with when you take the time to get off to a good start.