Japanese looks at business as war; but Americans prefer to look at it as sports. In both cases, the objective is to win.
In this sense, Americans, contrary to their global image of ruthless aggressiveness, are not inclined to draw or shed blood over the prospect of a fine bottom line. I think this goes with other businessmen wherever part of the world they reside.
They don’t want a gladiatorial match to enjoy the sight of maimed, lifeless bodies being dragged out of the coliseum. Businessmen, though, enjoy monitoring the score of a competition and, preferably, a spectacularly bountiful victory … Read more at Free Business Cards