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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.

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Video: Top 5 Things You Need to Know to Avoid Import Delays

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. Click on the video below for insights on ways to prevent import delays. Then look for more helpful tips on Going GlobalTPP, CubaBrazil, NAFTAGlobal E-CommerceInternational Business Travel, and Chile, Peru and Colombia on our YouTube playlist.

Here’s the “Top 5 Delivered by DHL: Avoid Import Delays” video, with a summary below.

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Video: Top 5 Things Your Business Should Do to Be a Global Player

Thank you for visiting our “Top 5 Delivered by DHL” series. It’s a fast and informed way to learn more about global topics that affect your business. We’ll start by delivering you insights on TPP, Brazil, NAFTA, Global E-Commerce, International Business Travel, Avoiding Import Delays, Cuba Sanctions and Chile, Peru, and Colombia. Visit our YouTube Playlist.

Below, we present our first video: “Going Global.”

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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.

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What Globalization Says About Your Business Potential in 2017

As 2016 comes to a close, companies across the United States are carefully considering global economic predictions for the year ahead.

Many, including small and medium-sized businesses, have already integrated an international trade component into their business plans, recognizing that 95 percent of the world’s consumers live outside of our borders. Even some of the smallest startups are harnessing the power of e-commerce and advanced logistics to reach previously untapped audiences worldwide.

But with 2017 approaching, many companies are wondering just how robust the global marketplace will continue to be.

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