Understand the Culture of Relationship-building in Asia

As the saying goes, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”, is the harsh truth in the business context.

Dealing with First Meeting


Make Small Talk

Do Your Homework

Building a Relationship

Personal Connection

Honour and Respect (“Face”)


Cultural Practices

Walking Away from A Deal

Salvaging a Relationship

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BlackStorm is boutique growth consultancy firm that specialises in corporate strategy, profit management and investment management.