The Bilingual Entrepreneur

Digital connectivity has changed the way we do business. As we become more interconnected and technology savvy, we are seeing the world become smaller as countries are becoming more dependent on each other. Global travel has become fast and easy, which makes it more important for entrepreneurs to become aware and adaptive to different cultures….

Poland – The Land of Business Oppertunity

Poland is a country with a strong cultural and economic background that has benefited with the post-communist economic liberalization. The political freedom seen in past few years has let the country in becoming the 22nd largest globally by GDP. With much of Europe still struggling to recuperate from the impact of the 2008 financial crisis,…

Amancio Ortega – The private man

A railway worker’s son, Amancio Ortega started as an assistant in a shirt store. A true story of rags-to-rich: Ortega left school when he was 12 to work as a shirt-maker’s delivery boy, to help support his poor family. He learnt quickly and worked his way up. He worked hard and learnt the basics of…

Argentina Calling!

Argentina was once famous for its bureaucracy, but now if you take the time to sit down and have a cup of coffee with someone then the doors open magically. It’s a country with a complicated history so people are used to helping each other out. Their motto is simple “I do this for you…

Europe – Small Business, Big World

European small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) should better profit from fast growing emerging markets, such as in China, India, Russia or in regions like South East Asia and Latin America. This is the key issue to overcome the crisis addressed in the European Commission communication ‘Small Business, Big World – a new partnership to…