All posts by Christine Nashick

4 Tips to Avoid Becoming a Workaholic

If you’re like many business leaders, you may be forgoing vacation time, spending long hours at work, including nights and weekends, and generally focusing all your attention to ensure your company’s success. This can be particularly true when managing global customers across multiple time zones that require early-morning and late-evening outreach.

While hard work is certainly one of the realities associated with successful business, it’s important to recognize that working to the point that other activities are excluded can land you solidly in the category of a workaholic.

Continue reading

Video: Top 5 Things you Need to Know About International Business Travel

Thank you for visiting our “Top 5 Delivered by DHL” series. It’s a fast and informative way to help you learn more about global topics that affect your business. Below, we’re delivering insights about international business travel – and how you can execute your plans flawlessly. Look for more about  Holiday Shipping, Going GlobalCuba,  BrazilAvoiding Import DelaysNAFTA , Global E-Commerce and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on our YouTube playlist.

Continue reading

91% of Global Consumers Expect This from Your Company: Are You Delivering?

When it comes to corporate social responsibility (CSR), the question for business leaders today is not whether to pursue it, but how to integrate its principles into the core of their operations, and how to ensure that real change and social progress are the results.

In other words, having a basic program to give back to the community or pursue sustainable environmental practices is not enough; companies need to make sure that the ideas behind these practices are consistent with their business goals, across every part of the organization.

Continue reading

The U.S. and Global Trade: A Look at Where We Are in 2017 and Beyond

For businesses engaged in global trade or those just considering an international strategy, it is critical to research and assess the economic, social and political conditions of potential new markets as well as the trade policies, history and outlook of your home country. In this post and in following segments, we will take a closer look at key markets across the globe, beginning here in the United States, where a new year will bring a new President to Washington, D.C.

Continue reading