Chris Kolmatycki

Entrepreneur, Marketing Expert, and Shower Singing Enthusiast

Time Magazine Dec. 5, 2011

Look at the latest issue from Time Magazine and tell me what’s different about the US version relative to the rest of the world.  I think this is a great commentary on what Time thinks of its North American readership.  I don’t claim to be an expert on anything international after having spent 2 weeks in South East Asia, or even after having brokered a few international trade deals, but take a trip to the other side of the world and learn how ignorant we actually are.  It’ll do more for you than watching The Daily Show.

 

Like I said in my last post, real posts on stuff that’s a bit more local and close to your heart later in the week.  Denote is just keeping me too busy.

International Business My Interests

Inspired by the APEC conference having just finished in Hawaii, I thought I’d make a post on an article I read a few days ago.   Interesting bit of news I read the other day and I’m sure I don’t understand it as well as I should, but China’s Guangdong province has given a 20% increase to worker’s minimum wage. With the province’s heavy emphasis on manufacturing it could mean   Read More ...

Getting Into Gaming International Business JTC My Industry Personal Trade Mission 2011

In 2 days time. I will be boarding a plane to go on an international trade mission with Junior Team Canada.  The opportunity in itself is amazing as I will be traveling with a contingent of nearly 30 Canadian youth to Indonesia and Malaysia in order to help foster international trade between Canada and these nations.  More specifically, I will be representing Nova Scotia and Canadian companies and organizations while   Read More ...

International Business JTC My Industry My Interests Trade Mission 2011