FBA 45: Negotiating deals in Asia with Stuart Jay Raj



Jack talks to Stuart about negotiations in Asia, with landlords, employees and partners.

This episode is a must for anyone doing business in Asia, with Stuart building a strong picture of what it means to connect with the locals here.

  1. The importance of relationships in Asia
  2. The sensitivities of contract negotiation with landlords
  3. Negotiating with staff in Asia as a business owner
  4. Be careful about who you bring into the business!
  5. How to handle disputes in Asia
  6. Listening and observing – key to building bridges
  7. Building a strong network to call upon
  8. How to discipline members of staff in Asia
  9. The give and take of Eastern vs Western culture
  10. Considerations when firing in Asia

 

RESOURCES

JACK THOMAS ON LINKEDIN

FITNESS BUSINESS ASIA WEBSITE

FITNESS BUSINESS ASIA INSTAGRAM

EPISODE WEBPAGE

 

GUEST RESOURCES

JCADEMY – STUART’S PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

STUART JAY RAJ ON LINKEDIN

STUART JAY RAJ ON YOUTUBE

BLOG

 

INTRO

Welcome to the FBA podcast, I am your host Jack Thomas and for today’s episode we are welcoming back Stuart Jay Raj, who is a speaker of 15 languages and is an expert on doing business in this region.

If you are doing business in Asia or aiming to do business, this episode really is a must for you… so first up – go back to episode 44 to get up to scratch on where we’re at.

Today we talk start with negotiations in Asia – which of course play an integral part of any business, whether that’s with landlords, employees or clients.

We also touch on how to handle disputes in the right way, and how to discipline and fire staff in a way that leaves the least amount of negative impact.

Before we crack on today, if you’d like to support the podcast you can do so by simply downloading any of our previous episodes that look useful to you, and by recommending this podcast to one person. It really helps us to grow this movement so if you know someone who may benefit, please do send them the link.

OK, let’s crack on with part 2 of our interview with Stuart Jay Raj

 

OUTTRO

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank Stuart for taking the time to share his thoughts and insights into doing business in Asia.

I learned a lot from our initial conversation and when going back through the episode I made some more notes, which is always the sign that it’s a great episode.

Again, please do share this with anyone who does business in Asia, or is considering doing business in Asia, if you think it will help them out.

Stuart obviously knows his stuff when it comes to this region so please do check out his courses and products, all the links to these are in the show notes of the episode along with his LinkedIn page, so reach out and connect if you’d like to work with him.

Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast so you get a notification each and every Monday when we get out a new episode.

Thank you once again to Stuart and wherever you are have a great week, and I’ll catch you next time…

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