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In Asia, ignore hierarchy at your peril
Hierarchy is still ingrained in Asian business culture. Here is what happens if you forget. By Karn G. Bulsuk I once made a senior client angry. Furious, in fact. Working in Bangkok and juggling multiple engagements, I was confronted with two conflicting me...
I once made a senior client angry. Furious, in fact. Working in Bangkok and juggling multiple engagements, I was confronted with two conflicting meetings. I chose what I thought was the most important, an audit committee meeting and chose to send a colleague to the other.
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Students: to get your first job, a good LinkedIn profile is now as essential as a suit or a great resume. Here are the top 4 things that you need to make sure you get right . By Karn G. Bulsuk. Students, listen up. If you have a LinkedIn profile, you're doing the right thing.
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Proof that things change. Are you ready for it?
A poignant reminder that things change. By Karn G. Bulsuk In Melbourne, inside the Royal Botanic Gardens, the restoration of the Rose Pavilion in 1993 (pictured above) was funded by corporate sponsors and immortalised in a plaque just below it. It lists out...
In Melbourne, inside the Royal Botanic Gardens, the restoration of the Rose Pavilion in 1993 (pictured above) was funded by corporate sponsors and immortalised in a plaque just below it. It lists out 13 companies which contributed to this cause. What is interesting about this is that out of the ...
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Daihatsu dismantles keiretsu: is this the end of the Toyota Production System?
In an effort to produce a cheaper car, Daihatsu seek cost savings by cutting out the middleman and basically dismantling their reliance on the keiretsu system. Is this the end of TPS? By Karn G. Bulsuk A recent article in Reuters describes how Daihatsu, an ...
In an effort to produce a cheaper car, Daihatsu seek cost savings by cutting out the middleman and basically dismantling their reliance on the keiretsu system. Is this the end of TPS? By Karn G. Bulsuk. A recent article in Reuters describes how Daihatsu, an affiliate of Toyota, ...
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Good bye iPod Classic - it's the end of an era
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How to ensure your business cards are ready for an Asian audience | Asian Business Culture
Ensure that your business cards are ready for an Asian audience with these three tips. Second in a series on business cards, and doing business in Asia. By Karn G. Bulsuk 1) Localise, localise, localise If there’s one way to impress, it’s to hand your count...
1) Localise, localise, localise. If there's one way to impress, it's to hand your counterpart a business card in their own language. It shows that you've made the effort to cater to them, which in any culture is always a positive trait. While companies are always looking to cut costs, ...
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Guys, listen up. If you have a LinkedIn profile, you're doing the right thing. But it's not enough to have a LinkedIn profile, you need to have a good one – one which represents you in the most professional way possible. Unfortunately, I too often see a series of basic mistakes that students ...
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Students: The Top 4 mistakes you guys make on your LinkedIn profiles
Students: to get your first job, a good LinkedIn profile is now as essential as a suit or a great resume. Here are the top 4 things that you need to make sure you get right . By Karn G. Bulsuk Students, listen up. If you have a LinkedIn profile, you’re doin...
Students: to get your first job, a good LinkedIn profile is now as essential as a suit or a great resume. Here are the top 4 things that you need to make sure you get right . By Karn G. Bulsuk. Students, listen up. If you have a LinkedIn profile, you're doing the right thing.
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Three things you must know when running an international team
Leaders are increasingly expected to run a global, multi-cultural team. Here are the three main things you must know to be successful at it. By Karn G. Bulsuk In today's world, multi-cultural teams are the norm. Here, we can see both Chinese and Western Aus...
Managing international teams is hard. This article covers three of the most important tips to make sure you manage an intercultural team successfully, and how to avoid using "common sense" to judge others.
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This was one of my first hyperlapses, and was taken to practice the technique. It was done during dusk at the Southbank Footbridge in Melbourne, Australia.

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Three tips to ensure that your business cards are ready to be used when you go to Asia
1) Localise, localise, localise. If there's one way to impress, it's to hand your counterpart a business card in their own language. It shows that you've made the effort to cater to them, which in any culture is always a positive trait. While companies are always looking to cut costs, ...
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Here are the top 7 reasons on why you would want to work for a Japanese company #culture #japan #business
Thinking of working for the Japanese? Here are the top seven reasons why it's a good idea: 1) You'll never be fired. Although it's slowly changing, most Japanese companies still basically offer lifetime employment. Unless you do something really bad, the Japanese will keep you as they believe ...
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Karn is a management consultant with extensive experience in both the public and private sectors, in organizations including the World Bank and Toyota. Drawing on his wide-range international experiences, he is a published author and regularly writes about business practices from a global perspective.
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