Tag Archive: “Germany”

Preparing for Business Meetings in Germany

We’re delighted to welcome Karin Schimmelschulze, Managing Director of German Advantage, as a regular guest blogger. In this article, Karin reveals how to successfully navigate important business meetings with German clients. Imagine yourself in Germany: a board room, a CEO and a few MDs. What is the industry/ sector / market behind these people? How

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Keep ‘em at arm’s length… body language, phone and email communication in Germany

We’re delighted to welcome Karin Schimmelschulze, Managing Director of German Advantage, as a regular guest blogger. In this article, Karin reveals the key to successful communication when doing business with German clients. A room full of business people, all dressed accordingly in suit and tie for the gentlemen and mostly skirts or dresses of the

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Culture Coaching for Germany – The Fawlty Towers Factor

We’re delighted to welcome Karin Schimmelschulze, Managing Director of German Advantage, as a regular guest blogger. In this article, Karin discusses culture coaching for exporters targeting overseas markets. Most of us would know the famous and hilarious scene in Fawlty Towers where the inimitable and incredibly long-legged John Cleese does his famous walk and goes

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Understand the business culture to get ahead in a new market

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Face-to-face meetings, teleconferences, contracts and informal agreements – any and every method is brought into play in order to seal that ever-so lucrative deal. But when UK businesses wish to spread their wings and expand into a new market, do they always know the best way? Understanding the business culture for your target market is crucial in getting ahead.

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