Skeleton. © David McLaughlin, 1997

Our Day of the Dead Tribute to David McLaughlin, this site’s founder

David McLaughlin, the visionary founder of MexConnect, passed away in September 2019 and is greatly missed by all who knew him or worked with him.  As Day of the Dead draws near, we pay tribute to his extraordinary drive and dedication which ensured that MexConnect, founded in 1996, became the world’s leading English-language website devoted […]

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Comparing Management Differences – Cultural Myths

“What works here ought to work in Mexico.” Not so. You cannot transplant Canadian or US techniques, methods and management styles without adapting them and expect them to work successfully. “What is new and modern is the most effective.” What is new and effective in one environment, will not automatically work in a different culture […]

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David McLaughlin, MexConnect Webjefe

In memoriam: David McLaughlin, founder and CEO of MexConnect

David was genuinely one of a kind: intelligent, compassionate, generous, witty, friendly and thoughtful. He dug deep into his retirement funds to start MexConnect, convinced that there was a need to offer reliable information to anyone interested in living in, working in, or visiting Mexico (even from their armchairs). He established an office in Ajijic, […]

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