So… What’s Stopping You From “Going Global”?

Is your company successful at home? Do you believe it could do ten times better if you expanded internationally? I know a lot of businesses and owners in that category. They’re doing quite well in their local market and they’re like “it would so cool to expand to Singapore … and then China” …. or […]

Going Global​: 3 Traps for New Players

Planning to expand a business overseas is an exhilarating prospect, but the road to success is littered with failures. While it’s easy to imagine your company with offices around the globe, leading the world in your particular sector, the reality is far more gruelling. All the more so for small businesses, which typically have little […]

Cynthia Dearin interviews Melinda Richards about SuperSprout

Cynthia Dearin, Managing Director of Dearin & Associates, interviews Melinda Richards about going global with her company SuperSprout, which delivers a 100% pure, real, non-GMO fruit and vegetable powders with no additives, preservatives or artificial colours. Melinda started her own business after 21 years in the corporate world. She was inspired by her entrepreneur father […]

Cynthia Dearin interviews Aaron Gilchrist about Bridge to Life

Cynthia Dearin, Managing Director of Dearin & Associates, interviews Aaron Gilchrist, one of the original partners of Bridge to Life Pty Ltd. Aaron grew his company from a tiny two-man operation in the US to an international company operating in 50 markets around the world. Bridge to Life is working with the cause of organ […]

Are Rockstars Risk-Takers?

Have you ever looked at another business that does the same thing as yours but has clients all around the world and felt just a tiny bit jealous? Why are some companies international rockstars while others are plodding along, just getting by with clients in one city or one state? Do the rockstars have more […]

Fun Facts About Starting A Business In Singapore

When our intern Cathrine Hansen went to Singapore, she explored the options of starting a business in Singapore. She found some interesting facts about doing business and starting a business in Singapore and shared it with us. Did you know that Singapore ranks 2nd worldwide in ease of doing business? Behind New Zealand, which is […]

Attention Business Leaders, Global Expansion Starts With You

Global Expansion

Assuming a leadership role is no piece of cake, as leaders hold a huge burden to drive a business to success. For business leaders with aspirations to “go global”, a key question is whether or not you have the right mindset to expand overseas. Your readiness and willingness to take the risk, to use your […]