- Have patience. Most business deals move slowly due to poor infrastructure of the country (water, road, telecommunications, electricity).
- Realize that while Catholicism is dominant, most people continue to practice traditional voodoo rites.
- Smoke during meetings.
- Forget to visit the State Department's Consular Information Sheet on Haiti: http://travel.state.gov/haiti.html
- Try direct marketing for goods other then cosmetics. The poor postal and telecommunications system in Haiti severely limits the effectiveness of direct marketing.