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Guide to Dealing with International Clients

You would like to think that life after success is easy, but if you ask those who have been through it, they would actually say the opposite, that success can make your life harder. There is a theory by a certain Dr Laurence Peter called the Peter Principles which states that every employee, if he does exceptionally well in his job, will soon find himself promoted to a position for which he is not really suited. And the reason for this is that you have done exceptionally well in your previous position since you had the capability to do it and so you can easily complete the tasks. Then you are promoted to a position that gives you more responsibility and tasks which are not that easy. The new job may be more difficult but there are employees who can still excel in this and you will soon find them promoted to a higher level.

Soon enough you will find yourself in a position which you no longer enjoy and which is completely not within your capability. And then you realize that you were only competent up to the previous job you had. There is no demotion in corporations but sometimes people who get promoted to certain positions will soon find themselves getting less effective as compared to the positions they held before. However, the corporation still continues to function because those people who have not yet reached their levels of incompetence continue to do well in their jobs. There is no such success problem for a person running his own business since there is no hierarchy to speak of. If you are not able to do things well, you will expect your business to suffer. Successful business owners should try their hand in venturing in international business.

It is exciting to meet with business people from other parts of the world. But, you will need to give them a good impression and make them recognize your abilities. To achieve that, here are some thing you need to do.

If you ask your potential business partners to come, then you should book jet charter companies and not to make them take a commercial flight. This sounds expensive but it is your ticket to making a good deal. It will then seem not expensive at all if you end up with a good business deal. Your choice of a hotel for them is also important and it should be something that will impress them and enhance your relationship rather then discourage them and hinder the relationship. When making arrangements make sure that it is something that your guests would do if they were doing it themselves and knew the place well enough.

It will help to learn about the kind of people who are coming to have dealings with you. Some people prefer to be in the thick of things while other want a more quiet place where they can relax at the end of the day.

 

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