Don’t Overlook What’s Right Under Your Nose:  How Your Peers Can Help Power Expansion Success

Through our work with companies pursuing ambitious expansion initiatives, we’ve recognized a simple yet vital best practice shared by the most successful ones: a commitment to understanding the challenges and

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Healthy Partnership Is Your Secret Weapon to a Successful International Expansion

Whether a company is entering its first new country or is trying to simplify management of multiple vendors across dozens of international countries, every stage of the expansion experience is

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Don’t Overplan–Optimize

Why Too Many Meetings and Complicated Checklists Are An International Expansion Illness I’ve helped dozens of companies expand internationally. Some of the work has involved complicated, managed service, and advisory

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Our First Five Years — An Open Letter to My Team, Clients, Partners and the Blueback Global Family

My ‘a-ha’ moment. It is 2007 and Steve Jobs had just unveiled the first iPhone. His description was provocative and groundbreaking: “an iPod, a phone, and an internet communicator.” I

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Expand your Business Internationally – Follow This Path to Properly Plan International Expansion

Our population has become increasingly mobile and globalized. Internet access is ubiquitous, with most people carrying around mini-computers in their pockets. There are predictions that by 2020, emerging international markets

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