Speaking Engagements

November 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Strategy for Global Markets Principals are available to lead training workshops for your organization.    Previous facilitations and workshops include: Go-to-Market Strategies for Startups, San Francisco French American Chamber of Commerce Business Booster, an entrepreneurship program to [More...]

For Entrepreneurs: Launch in the US?

November 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Are you an entrepreneur eager to launch your company in the U.S.?  Do you believe that you have the next big thing and are ready to take on the Silicon Valley? What does it take to be successful here?  So many companies fail.  How can you be sure you won’t be one of them?  For sure, to [More...]

Global Leadership

November 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

Designed to help managers succeed in global deployments. As companies staff global markets, they are tasked with selecting the best managers for these assignments. Knowing what to look for during the selection process and preparing managers for global deployment means the right people will be [More...]

In the Community

November 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

Donna Bletzinger was elected in September 2015 to the Board of Directors for Senior Services of Northern California (SSNC), the Foundation Board for Northern California Presbyterian Homes and Services (NCPHS).  NCPHS is a nonprofit senior housing and services provider committed to enriching the [More...]

Trade Development and Strategic Planning

June 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

Are you planning to increase your presence abroad by investing in new markets? Looking for new partners? Considering a merger with a supplier? Setting up local operations?   Before investing in new markets, you need to know what you want from the relationship. Developing a plan for navigating [More...]

Improve Communications

June 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

Teams consist of individuals with varying views of their strengths and value. When individuals have a clearer understanding of each other’s differences, it builds better working relationships. Good communication skills facilitate the flow of information throughout an organization. Sometimes in [More...]

Facilitating Cultural Understanding

June 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

APPRECIATING CULTURAL VALUES    Ever hear this about how American’s do business? “Americans want to fly in, sign the contract and catch the next flight out.” That’s how it’s done in the US. But that’s not how it works in the rest of the world.   Lack of cultural [More...]

Business has gone global

June 20, 2014 // 0 Comments

From conglomerates to start-ups, businesses are sending products, services and ideas into world markets. Too often companies decide to go global without taking time to understand the culture and values of the countries where they plan to sell products and services. An understanding of cultural [More...]