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May I Have Your Card?

What Size Is Yours? U.S. Business Cards (3 ½” x 2”), or European (3.37” x 2.12”), or Japanese (3.583” x 2.165”) By Terri Morrison, Copyright 2014, all rights reserved   Global business card dimensions vary. So does card stock,…
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Tips on Doing Business In A Global Economy

Nice article in the Delaware County News Network By Margie Royalmroyal@delconewsnetwork.com Terri Morrison has written a series of bestsellers that prepare business people for international negotiations.   Now that our…
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Gender Matters

Gender Matters By Terri Morrison© Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved In person, anyone can tell I’m female, but online my name can be mistaken for a male. Sometimes I receive invitations for speaking engagements addressed to Mr. Morrison.…
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Dinner and a Deal

  By Terri Morrison© Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved In the Harvard Business Review article “Should You Eat While You Negotiate?” Lakshmi Balachandra described an experiment she conducted with MBAs to ascertain whether negotiating…
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Global Gifts - from Gaffes to Perfect Presents

By Terri Morrison© Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved Gift giving is a revered tradition in many parts of the world. But there is an art to obtaining the right item, in the correct color, properly wrapped and perfectly presented. Just as…
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Kiss, Bow, Shake Hands, or Cold Call? Nataly Kelly's article in the Huffington Post

I can't even count the number of times I have walked into the office of an international marketing department or a translation company to find a copy of Terri Morrison's book, Kiss, Bow, or Shake Hands sitting on an executive's bookshelf. It's…
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Feeling Lucky? Global Gambling

888888   Feeling Lucky?  888888 By Terri Morrison© Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved High Stakes & Superstitions Dr. Desmond Lam is a whale. Not because of his girth, but because of his worth to casinos. Casinos love Professor…
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Bad Ads and Translation Blunders

I Love You, and other foreign language faux pas As Alexander Pope said,  “A little knowledge is a dangerous thing.” But could learning just a few phrases in a foreign language actually be hazardous? Yes and no.  In Madrid a few…
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Avoid Blunders at Meetings in Asia-Pacific

By Terri Morrison© Copyright 2014, All Rights Reserved Corporate & Incentive Travel Magazine While there are more than 7 billion people on our planet, the most populous nations are in Asia. This makes them an irresistible market for…