Trade associations are always a good starting point when you like to do business in Germany. Read more "“Verbände”: A Shortcut for Expanding your Business Network in Germany"
You have scheduled a virtual meeting with Germans? Here is some expert advice on how to handle Skype calls, WebEx meetings, and so on. Read more "Virtual Meetings with Germans: How to look good in Skype Calls and the like"
If you are looking for buyers and potential business partners in Germany, do not (only) search for them in the bigger cities like Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Cologne (Köln) or Frankfurt. Read more "Where to search for potential Business Partners and Buyers in Germany"
German products are (overall) of superior quality. In task-oriented Germany, expertise is greatly valued, and this also reflects in the education system. Read more "“Made in Germany” and how Quality is embedded in the Vocational Training System"
Germany ranks as one of the top countries worldwide when it comes to the stress we put on punctuality. But what is “pünktlich”? Read more "What is “pünktlich” for a German?"
In Germany, shop opening hours can greatly vary. What you need to know so you won’t end up feeling hungry. Read more "Shop Opening Hours in Germany"
Even if you are not planning to instantly visit Germany, knowing a few geographical coordinates might be useful. Read more "A few Geographical Coordinates for Business Travelers to Germany"
The term means a lot more than just “understanding” (what you are saying). Read how to present your ideas to a German audience. Read more "What the German Term “nachvollziehbar” means in a Business Conversation"
What to keep in mind when scheduling a business trip to Germany. Read more "Planning your Business Trip to Germany: When better not to visit"
Even at the risk of being accused of stereotyping, I would suggest that Germans overall are more concerned about precision than people from many other countries. Read more "Are all Germans gifted Engineers (“Ingenieure”)?"