Global | Nov 19, 2015 | Gabelli School of Business
Soccer: The true international language, says bank exec
Doing business in a global community demands a good understanding of cultures, many of which can differ dramatically from your own.
But there is one topic of conversation that is nearly universal in the business world: soccer.
His advice for businesspeople? “Know who won the league last year, know a few of the major players in that country, and, of course, know what happened to that country’s team in the World Cup.”
The Fordham graduate is the managing director and head of investment strategies for the Americas Banco Santander.
His address, the article said, was a mix of smart advice on how to conduct oneself in an international business environment and some humor.
The full article can be read here.