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Business Insights from Michael Marquardt Global Advisor

Enjoy my blog, designed to provide tips on expanding and developing your business, here and overseas. I share my experience in cybersecurity, global compliance, anti-corruption, information technology investments, controlling and managing strategic risks, and much more.

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If you have always wanted to take a peek inside the office of a top executive, then Delta flight 676 to Tampa might be your ticket. Or United flight 415 to San Francisco. Or American flight 317 to Chicago. Here is my point: if you...

"Translating Corporate Culture Across Borders" is a favorite subject of mine. I very much enjoy speaking about what I believe corporations need to be mindful of when they expand their operations overseas or when they acquire a business in another country. The National Association of...

For many years I have had a close-up view of an industry that most people know nothing about until a tragic incident occurs. Picture yourself on that vacation of a lifetime – an African Safari, a diving trip somewhere off a Polynesian island, a long-planned...

That is no longer the question. At least not for most corporations in most industries in most countries. The question has been answered, in the affirmative. I remember getting my first Casio wrist watch with a digital display as a kid growing up...

What does a Berliner who lives in the United States do in Hong Kong? He talks about his experience almost 25 years ago when the Berlin Wall came tumbling down! 2014 is a year of historic anniversaries: The Eiffel Tower in Paris opened 125 years ago World...

I spent the past couple of days in Washington, D.C. in advance of German Chancellor Merkel’s visit to the United States. One of the fascinating conversations I had centered on the fact that many medium-sized German companies (the German “Mittelstand”) expanded into the U.S. and...