International business, trust and putting the horse before the cart

“Despite the theoretical knowledge about the crucial nature of trust in many emerging markets, few businesses adequately invest in developing relationships at an early stage”.

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Double Shafra Culture

Originally posted on Brave New Libya:
Double Shafra (arabic: دبل شفرة, translation: two cards) | (noun)  1. A cell-phone that can hold two sim cards 2. A Libyan with a second passport There is a large Libyan diaspora community, disproportionately sizable compared to our national population. Many people were forced to flee under the Gadhafi regime, many…

Why every kid should collect stamps

Originally posted on HeideBlog:
I admit it: I feel a bit nerdy confessing I collect stamps. I’m not sure how it all started, but I think it’s my father’s fault. He used to travel a lot for work, so he had friends all over the planet. And occasionally these friends would send us a letter,…