Is the U.S. Still Relevant?

For a long time, when Americans went to sleep at night, the world waited impatiently for them to get up the next morning. The main pillars of economic progress—capital, technology, skills, and innovation—were mostly in the U.S. Everybody wanted a piece of it. Whatever mantra Corporate America was using for success became the automatic blueprint for doing business everywhere. Whether people could come to the U.S. or not, everybody wanted to live the American Dream. The American Way became the de facto business culture of markets around the world.

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