So far we’ve had two big events this year, remember to visit our webiste to stay up to date. We hope to see you at our next event! … More Recap: Cheers! with Business Alianzas, Chelas con Contratistas and 1 Year Anniversary
We are thrilled that Business Alianzas has had such a successful first year! We launched on February 7th, 2021 and we currently have 150 members of Business Alianzas as we head into renewals. If you are not a current member, you can register on our membership page. http://www.businessalianzas.org/membership Continued from a previous post: Reflection 2021: … More Business Alianzas – Celebrating One Year!
Let’s be honest – networking is an integral part of all industries – corporate connections, entrepreneurship and the nonprofit ecosystem all rely on building relationships. Everyone has their strengths and weaknesses when it comes to effective networking. I love a room full of (mostly) strangers, I also love to take a client or an intern … More Networking: A Shaking-Hands-On Experience
¡Vamos Pa’ Cuba! Puente Cultural Integration is planning its first trip to Cuba. Government policies keep changing and we have been paying close attention to the latest updates. In the last couple of months, the US has opened bids for domestic airline carriers to provide service to Cuba and has eliminated many restrictions for travel. We, like … More Travel to Cuba
Let’s allow Cuba to remain Cuba, while initiating opportunity for trade and providing Cultural exchanges. … More Cuba Libre
It has been my experience that Latin Americans are very generous with their time and energy. They have really good intentions and will almost always say “Yes” or “Claro que sí” to most requests. Their follow-through, however, is complex. (See my previous blog: “Love the one you’re with ;-)” ) Previous commitments will not trump … More Of course, I will (maybe?)
You will see a common theme when doing business in Latin America: Relationships! To be successful in the Latin American market, you must be present – both physically and emotionally – to maintain your clients’ trust and loyalty. Do not assume previous positive business dealings will ensure a long-term relationship in business. If something newer, flashier, … More Love the one you’re with . . . 😉