February 2008

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Feb

Immigrants are beneficial to US – Myths Explored

Image from Wikipedia According to a recent blog posting, where the bloggers put together myths and facts on immigration, the facts they quoted (and to which there are government links) resonated for me; I have been working and talking with high level high-tech executive immigrants or foreign-born professionals who bring incredible benefits to the US; however, we shouldn’t forget the

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Feb

Communicating The American Way – Daily Machete Review

Image from Wikipedia Mike Thomas, who reviews business related books, reviewed ours, which has just come out in January 2008. I have to express my appreciation for his review, which like the other review we got (see the post on my blog) was unsolicited by us; however, we are grateful that he got it! he understood the purpose of writing

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Feb

They Made It! – in French on YouTube

Image from Wikipedia This is a first in trying to explain the “recipes for success” from my book, and it is in French. It is uphill from here.

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Feb

Foreign-born Workforce necessary when Baby Boomers retire

Image from Wikipedia I recently came across this reprinted article from Forbes magazine (2007) that Paul Heller commented on his blog. As he is an immigration attorney, he seems to understand the necessity (and maybe the urgency) of our attracting and keeping these motivated foreign-born entrepreneurs.   As an executive commented to me yesterday, when the Baby Boomers retire, we

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Feb

December Reflections- what do we take for granted in the US [that we can’t find elswhere]?

Image from Wikipedia We live in a society in which the negative things make the news. There are many of us immigrants who live in the US and – in spite of the political disaster of the past (almost) 8 years – find things to be grateful for in this US society which we don’t find in other places. This

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Feb

Comments from an Aussie blogger on our book: Communicating the American Way

Des Walsh recently wrote a blog about our book, Communicating the American Way; I appreciate his comments (and I don’t know him) and for his taking the time to write a thoughtful review. He certainly is correct with some of his criticisms and I appreciate him pointing out items that don’t work for him. I don’t agree with his point,

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