Special Report on Brazil, by the Financial Times. Very complete and informing analysis.

“`Brazil is not for beginners,´ Tom Jobim once observed. For foreign investors, the words of one of the country’s greatest 20th-century composers and songwriters and the force behind bossa nova, Brazil’s lyrical fusion of jazz with homegrown samba, have never resonated so soundly.” The Financial Times has written an excellent article which encompasses the experiences… Read More Special Report on Brazil, by the Financial Times. Very complete and informing analysis.

Semana do Ecossistema Empreendedor

Em português: A Occasio, colaborando com vários parceiros no Rio de Janeiro – incluindo o Instituto IBMEC, a Associação Comercial do Rio de Janeiro, empresa Strategy e outros, lançaram a “Semana do Ecossistema Empreendedor,” nos dias 24 a 26 de novembro.  Houve palestras e apresentações de vários especialistas em empreendedorismo, e também treinamentos em temas que… Read More Semana do Ecossistema Empreendedor

Working with Brazilians – Trust, Relationship Building and Time Management

TCOInternational has published an interesting article based on personal experiences from a TCO Associate who has worked many years with Brazilians, and shares her insights on this important “cultural” understanding. She highlights three main areas to be taken into consideration when working with Brazilians.  They are – Building Relationships with Brazilian Colleagues, Brazil Workplace & Communication Styles Differences, Building… Read More Working with Brazilians – Trust, Relationship Building and Time Management

Brazilian government to invest US$4bn in broadband expansion

Brazil needs to increase the access and speed of its internet penetration into the country. This can lead to increased productivity, educational and training opportunities, along with improved communications throughout this continental-sized country. ZDNET explains a little more about the upcoming investments that the Brazilian government aims to provide throughout 2016. Some highlights of the… Read More Brazilian government to invest US$4bn in broadband expansion

How Brazil’s Mega-Events Are Courting US Tourists

Travel Pulse published this interesting article about the mega-events taking place in Brazil, and how it aims to attract more tourists from abroad, especially from the United States (US). It highlights – “At a recent event in New York City to promote the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Vinicius Lummertz, the president of… Read More How Brazil’s Mega-Events Are Courting US Tourists