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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…
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Don't Waste My Time!

Although Keita Kadowki, director of sales and marketing at the New Otani Hotels, was exactly on time for his appointment in New York City, he was still concerned. “In Japan, you must be at leastfive minutes early for an appointment,”…
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You Can't Make Me!

Getting a bit jowly? Going gray? If you’re from Nigeria or Japan – those signs of age can be an asset. Gray hair connotes gravitas and sagacity in many African and Asian societies, and puts you on a higher level in business and social…