Part 1: Gaining an Insider’s Understanding in Foreign Markets; Part 2: The Disconnect between K Street and the C-suite
February 16, 2012
Hosted by Té Revesz
Today we have a double bill: Global trade expert Peter Alois and host Té Revesz discuss how to create winning export strategies and how to start building an insider's network and insider’s knowledge in difficult markets. We zero in on Libya. Post-Kaddafi Libya can be a dangerous place, but opportunities abound way beyond its oil sector. Mapping an approach to Libya can serve as a template for succeeding in many challenging, but potentially rewarding, markets. Next, a CEO perspective on campaign contributions. Our 1/29 show looked at the shareholder POV. Now Charles Kolb, President of the Committee for Economic Development tells us what his CEO members think. This nonpartisan organization of over 200 business and education leaders dedicated to economic and social policy research has come up with conclusions that will surprise many SuperPAC promoters and may surprise you as well. Be sure to tune in to find out about the very real disconnect between the C-suite and K-Street.
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We are all operating in a dynamic global marketplace, whether we reach across borders to find new customers and fresh ideas or face overseas competitors in our home market.
Global Reach embraces the opportunities and challenges we encounter when operating in multiple countries and cultures. We talk with entrepreneurs and executives about their strategies for winning in fast changing world markets: cross-cultural communication, global branding, media and marketing, transportation and manufacturing, the future of finance, alternative investment strategies, innovation and IP protection.
Global Reach interviews thought leaders about 21st century megatrends that impact international entities: trends like the business and politics of sustainability, the morphing nature of competitiveness, globalization, global companies vs national governments, worldview and growth prescriptions, emerging markets issues, and the corporate impact on society (governance, ethics and leadership).
Té Revesz is known for her ability to conduct strategic research on a global basis and for her creativity in handling complex business challenges.
As principal of GlobalReach-SBI, a research and consulting firm with a network spanning over 60 countries, Té provides clients with strategic intelligence on market opportunities and threats. She covers such diverse areas as global branding, new product development, payment cards, clinical trials, and political risk. An expert in primary research, Té has interviewed business, government and labor leaders, doctors and technical experts—and managed focus groups—around the world. She was profiled in Super Searchers Go to the Source as one of the top US interviewers.
Prior to founding her own firm, Té headed the Industrial & Healthcare Practices of FIND's Strategic Consulting & Research Group and taught at the Zicklin School of Business (Baruch/CUNY). She was the Editor of Business International’s flagship newsletter and helped create its country risk service.
An NYC native, Té is active with Citizen Action, the URJ’s Commission on Social Action, and NY Neighbors for American Values (defending religious freedom, diversity and equality). She holds a Masters from Columbia’s School of International & Public Affairs and a BA from Goucher College. She’s an avid bike rider, theater buff and farmers market supporter—and the bemused owner of 2 demanding felines.