I have a Norway-India business hangover

  In the Norway-India business community, we are pinching our arms, asking ourselves what actually happened last week. The Indian President was here - wasn't he? Bringing the...

My India-business-rule #1: Always expect the unexpected

It doesn't get more unexpected on a business trip than this: finding yourself on stage on a cultural extravaganza in India - DANCING. What on earth happened?...
Spilling on the floor

“I’ll do it myself” meets “No way I am doing that”.

Where I come from, we have a "doing things ourself" mentality that is very strong. If something needs to be done, our first thought will be to...
Teamphoto - first businesstrip to India

My shocking India business takeoff – in 1999

I started a company in Pune before ever visiting India. That for sure didn't make my first India trip less of a shock. What an attention we...

Why Nordic startups should get in business with India now

Is your startup ready for the giant market India? Of course not. But now things has changed dramatically to your advantage. It´s so crazy it...

Unqualified people in “not proper jobs”. Great?

One of many interesting Indian traditions is creating jobs that's actually not required. "Not proper jobs". The thought behind that is as simple as it's nice: to...

Secret: why a moustache is good for business in India

I thought a clean shave signalized trust, and hence was good for business. I was wrong A noteworthy high percentage of Indian men has a more or less...
smart-city-delhi-2016

3 days Indulging in Smart City solutions – for a better tomorrow

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Gearing up for more Norway – India business

I am proud to be appointed new Board Member in Norway India Chamber of Commerce and Industry. I really look forward to participate in promoting business relations...

A big YES to content marketing in India

Digital agencies across the globe are singing the same song: shift the focus to "content marketing". Will it work in India? -It sure will. Storytelling and small-talk...