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How to “pre-adapt” your future and power more success

Nature has much to teach us—even about business. Did you know, for example, that when bacteria are grown alongside an antibiotic, they not only become resistant to it but also different antibiotics to which they’ve yet to be exposed? Biologists call this “pre-adaptation,” and in today’s volatile, uncertain,
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3 Cross-Cultural Tips for Doing Business during the Holy Month of Ramadan

For most government organizations and government linked companies, time for Muslim prayer will have a bearing on meeting time. In addition, during the fasting month of Ramadan, they tend to dislike a meeting in the afternoon.                 ~Executive, Malaysian Airlines Do you think your business calendar and
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JETRO: Your Business Partner for Japan

Is your company looking to stake a claim in the world’s third largest economy? Japan enjoys political and economic stability, provides strong IP protection, and has well-developed transportation and communications infrastructures. Japanese consumers are sophisticated, demand high-quality goods, and have a per
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Banda on the streets of Olomouc in eastern Czech Republic, historical capital city of Moravia.

UT Austin student immersed in Czech culture, finds Texas links

This summer, with the help of the Czech Studies Summer Fellowship at my university, The University of Texas at Austin, I studied abroad for one month at the Summer School of Slavonic Languages at Palacký University in Olomouc, Czech Republic. The program had 98 students from 30 countries, including 3 American
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