An East-West Approach to Business SuccessBook - 2012
As an entrepreneur, manager, and problem-solver, Tomio Taki hasshared advice with businesspeople ranging from managers ofmom-and-pops to high-powered executives from across the globe. The Innovation Instinct showcases the author's breadth oflife experience and illustrates how the principles of Eastern andWestern business practices can be meshed together as a powerfulsource for success. Lessons range from the benefits of asking thesimple questions to the importance of establishing oneself andknowing when to go against the grain.
Tomio Taki has consulted for, financed, or directly managed bothprivate and public companies on nearly every continent. He has beeninvolved in ventures ranging from being the man behind Donna KarenNew York to owning and operating private golf clubs around theworld. In short, Taki's business and related successes arestriking, having helped companies rise from the ashes of potentialbankruptcy to streamlining and growing corporate giants. The wisdomhe shares in The Innovation Instinct includes:Language is less of an obstacle across borders; instead,cultural differences are what propel and vitiate communicationamong businesspersons Certain fundamental aspects of business and life crosslatitudinal and longitudinal lines
When businesspeople seek to understand the cultures of theircounterparts, they will discover lasting success with their globalbusiness relationships.