I’ve decided that it’s totally possible to get by without talking at all, and in fact may be preferable to trying to speak. When I try to initiate a transaction and say Hello in Mandarin, people assume that I can speak at least some, if not fluent, and they will speak back in Mandarin, to…

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We are presently buying some products from China. We want to set up manufacturing of these items in India either in Joint Venture or Technology Transfer arrangement with our present suppliers but they do not seem interested. Probably they do not seem to understand what we mean. How could we explain or persuade them to…

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We all are forgetful sometimes. Although a majority of business is conducted via e-mail, sometimes the most critical discussions take place on the phone or in person. It’s highly recommended you get into the habit of sending a brief summary of what you discussed. I don’t intend to provide you with a how to run…

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