I am regularly asked for my opinion on global business issues by the international business media. Here’s where you can find those articles and my own blog posts.

News Articles

Germany Caught Between The East And West

It is increasingly obvious that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has placed German society in a…

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What’s the Relationship Status of Germany and Russia? It’s Complicated

What is the relationship status of Germany and Russia? It’s complicated, and that is an…

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Fear of COVID-19 overshadowed people’s fear of cancer, delayed screenings

Looking back on the last three years of life during the global pandemic, each of…

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5 Terrible Assumptions That Can Sink Your Business When You Expand Overseas

If you are an executive at a successful company, then you have probably expanded into new locations within your country numerous times. Each new location required you to confront local red tape and consumer sentiment,…

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The Difference Between Good Corporate Governance and Bad

I immigrated to the United States from Germany almost 25 years ago, so I may be a little biased when I proclaim that United States democracy (despite all its pitfalls) truly does offer the world…

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Take a Peek inside the Office of a Non Executive Director

If you have always wanted to take a peek inside the office of a top non executive director, then Delta flight 676 to Tampa might be your ticket. Or United flight 415 to San Francisco….

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Berlin, 25 Years Ago: “Turn on the TV, Any Channel!”

Twenty-five years ago, I was 19 years old and living in what was then West Berlin. In my last year of German high school, I often worked as a security guard at night to earn…

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Translating Corporate Culture Across Borders

“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…

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Is There a Doctor in the … Middle of Nowhere?

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,…

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