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The International Entrepreneur – Is your company still an Accidental Exporter?

Accidental exporter, international entrepreneur

Joe rolled his chair over to company founder, Mary’s desk with a quizzical wrinkle in his brow… “Can we sell our security product to someone in Romania? We just got an email basically ordering 50 software licenses from somewhere called Timisoara”, said Joe as Mary looked up from her multiple computer monitors. Mary was just […]

The International Entrepreneur – How to Help HQ Staff Become More Globally-Focused

HR, global, international business, international entrepreneur

As I walked around the tech company’s office over the weeks I spent on site, I heard quiet complaints about international leads and clients from some of the client-facing staff. “That accent was so thick that I couldn’t understand her.” “They don’t know how to follow a normal buying process.” “I really don’t like dealing with people from […]

The International Entrepreneur – How to accelerate global expansion

accelerate global expansion, international entrepreneur, international business

It’s ironic. Anyone who has spent time and energy expanding their company into international markets can tell you that the process is anything but fast. Global expansions are notoriously slow, especially when compared to what American and Canadian companies are used to as their domestic time to establish a new business. Registering a new business […]

The International Entrepreneur – The Globalization of American High Tech

international trade, information technology, globalization, international entrepreneur

This week I wrapped up a 3-week project researching American IT companies that expanded into international markets. Normally my clients hire me to focus on markets outside the U.S., so it was interesting to study the industry I serve. Honestly, I thought I knew all about the American IT industry. I have spent the better part […]

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