Doing Business Overseas :: How to avoid unintentionally offending foreigners

Hindsight is always 20/20, but that won't help you if you made a mistake and spoiled your chances of doing business overseas. First impressions are so important and with many different customs it can be all too easy to miss a cue, misinterpret a gesture or worse still, offend your prospective partner. It sounds ridiculous, but some things we take for granted and even do not really notice will have the eyes popping in disbelief in another country.

Cultivating a source overseas takes time and effort, so before you undo all the hard work with your first face to face contact, take a look at the following infographic for a few tips on how to conduct business with foreigners. 

Global Manners