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Smart Thinking: Establish a China Brain Trust (II)

“Cross the river by feeling the stones” (mō zhe shí tou guò hé, 摸着石头过河) In establishing your own China brain trust, you should not only be highly selective of those chosen to join your inner circle but also, always, stay focused … Continue reading

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Smart Thinking: Establish a China Brain Trust (I)

President Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945) and some of the close advisors in his brain trust (c. 1932) As the world’s second largest economy with a massive, increasingly sophisticated consumer base spending heavily both at home and abroad, China represents a … Continue reading

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Moving the World: Your China Business as a Growth Engine

As Archimedes (c. 287-212 BCE), one of the leading minds of the Greek civilization, once proudly stated, “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I will move the world.” In business, it is … Continue reading

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Entering the Tiger’s Lair: Firmly Commit to the China Initiative

“How can you catch tiger cubs without entering the tiger’s lair?” (bù rù hŭ xué, yān dé hŭ zĭ?  不入虎穴,焉得虎子) Many companies – including those with world-class brands and a wealth of international experience – still enter China with a … Continue reading

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