There is a long history of Korea facing projects and Joint Ventures that stall and never move forward. For most part, leadership agree to collaborate, then dedicated teams on both sides struggle to make progress. In most cases leadership expects their assigned teams and management will work through any issues.


I’d like to share my recent article in Seoulz.com.

Korean Global Business in the Biden Era — The Impact on South Korea

NOVEMBER 9, 2020 IN ECOSYSTEM

|BY DON SOUTHERTON

In this my first U.S. post-election 2020 commentary, I look at what may be the impact of Joe Biden’s presidential election. This includes the direct and indirect impact on Korean global business and…


Songdo, South Korea

In a recent business conversation, two talking points surfaced. They cover what I have long seen as critical in supporting leadership and teams.


Don Southerton Korea expert comments of COVID and Fast Food

In the Food and Beverage sector in general, Fast Casual, Café’s, and QSRs have been adapting to COVID-19. Many of these practices, in fact, can be adapted even in international markets like Seoul, South Korea.

As in many countries, dine-in has continued to see waves of push back. In some…


Saturday is a National Holiday in South Korea — Hangul Day. (As this year the holiday falls on weekend, Monday is celebrated a National Holiday, too).

Hangul Day commemorates the invention and proclamation of Hangul, the alphabet of the Korean language. This commentary will provide some insights into not only…


Bloomberg

Batteries placed on the EU market should become sustainable, high-performing and safe all along their entire life cycle. EU Press Release December 10, 2020, [1]

My current work at South Korean Grinergy, a Green and environmentally friendly company, is focused on sharing their innovative Lithium-ion battery technology. …


Translated by Don Southerton August 25, 2021

— Lithium-ion batteries perform poorly in cold weather. Lead-acid batteries are not environmentally friendly.

— alternative, lithium-titanium compound, minus 30 degrees, withstand fast charging,

— buses, ships, heavy-duty ‘multiplier’ market can coexist with lithium ion


Michael Malone one of America’s best-known technology writers has taken a shot at predicting game-changing technology that will fuel Silicon Valley’s next round of growth.

In July 2021, Malone among other tech experts who spoke as part of the Computer History Museum’s CHM Live series on the resilience of Silicon…


Lithium ion battery will only grow. South Korea Grinergy provides some solutions.

Michael Malone one of America’s best-known technology writers has taken a shot at predicting game-changing technology that will fuel Silicon Valley’s next round of growth.

In July 2021, Malone among other tech experts who spoke as part of the Computer History Museum’s CHM Live series on the resilience of Silicon…

Don Southerton

Trusted Korea business consultant / mentor / author / strategist

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