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How to be a successful “Closer” in businesses – Invaluable advice

Everybody negotiates all the time. It’s part of everyday life. But most people just don’t have what it takes when it comes to getting the best personal outcome. They get jittery. They squirm. Some are stretched so far beyond their comfort zone they can literally feel ill. But in business being able to successfully close deals makes the difference between winning and losing; between building a career or getting fired. Whether you’re an aspiring entrepreneur, a corporate manager or in sales you need to…

Rich Russians are bailing out of American Real Estate creating an opportunity for South American Vendors

Anecdotal evidence suggests that wealthy Russians, who have become a big part of the luxury real estate market in places like New York. London and Miami, may be sitting on the sidelines while the two countries fight it out on the diplomatic stage. We expect this to also affect commercial and farm land properties Russians and other wealthy international clients have long used U.S. real estate as a shelter for their cash with very few controls on where that money comes from. 40% of the New York real estate market…

How good of a negotiator are you – Can you pass this test

If you want to know how good or bad you are in negotiation, you have to evaluate yourself. Ask yourself the following questions and reflect. Do you believe that everything is negotiable all the time? Do you plan and do you have a clear strategy before going into a negotiation? Do you know your BATNA or Best Alternative to a Negotiated Agreement? Do you separate people from the problem? Do you look for multiple solutions? Do you always aim at achieving a win-win outcome? Can you adjust your negotiation plans…

The Brazil Region called The Cerrando is seen by some as 500 million acres of potential cropping land

The Cerrando region is a sprawling savanna stretching across 1.2 million square miles of central Brazil. It is the world’s most biologically rich savanna. It has over 10,000 species of plants, of which 45% are exclusive to the Cerrado, and it stretches across nearly 500 million acres of Brazil — an area nearly three times the size of Texas. The Cerrado also feeds three of the major water basins in South America: the Amazon, Paraguay and São Francisco Rivers. Located in Brazil’s central high plains region,…

GTSA Group Profile for South America

Gateway to South America is one of South America’s Southern Cone’s most experienced specialised real estate marketing companies with representation in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. We offer a comprehensive selection of rural, lifestyle and residential property throughout the region.     #adp02 Few real estate companies can match our breadth of experience and level of service in these areas of real estate. Fewer still offer the same levels of specialist knowledge and total commitment…

Direct Farmland Investments in South America

Farmland is seen an attractive long-term investment that offers current income, capital appreciation, an inflation hedge and favorable diversification that is negatively correlated with traditional asset classes. Most investors have experienced wrenching declines in the value of their portfolios from time to time, but those with an allocation to agriculture benefited from less volatility and positive returns to offset losses from the other asset classes. Current Income Crop farmland has consistently produced…