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November 1, 2016

“No Shave November” Spotlight: How $46 Launched Dream Beard’s Global Success

My wife, Brittany, and I started Dream Beard in 2012 with our last $46. We were just a few months into our marriage, and we didn’t know much about business or life for that matter. We had just moved from Ohio to Georgia to be closer to family, and we were living at my father-in-law’s

September 11, 2015

Out of the Classroom and Into the Real Economic World

Recently, 202 students, 42 teachers, 23 jurors, 30 CEOs, 86 staff and 113 guests from all over Europe headed to the German capital of Berlin. Any idea what brought them together? Their goal was very ambitious: They wanted to be identified as the best student company in Europe at the annual “Junior Achievement Europe Company

April 14, 2015

Mexico Connects For Growth

“Infrastructure is the trigger” “We provide the connectivity and access for Mexican businesses worldwide,” Jorge Torres, president of FedEx Express Mexico told delegates to The Economist Mexico Business Summit in Paris. “Whether it’s mezcal from Oaxaca, shoes from Guanajuato, textiles from Aguascalientes, handicrafts from Puebla—we connect them with buyers in France or America or Japan.

March 30, 2015

Perspectives on a Connected World

At FedEx, we believe in making connections. We also believe that connections can change the world. Access to virtual networks such as high-speed internet and other digital technologies is opening up possibilities and opportunities for people around the globe. The same goes for access to physical networks, including those that FedEx makes available to customers

March 25, 2015

Collaborative Consumption: Is the Sharing Economy Here to Stay?

If you had mentioned Uber or Airbnb in a conversation a few years ago, there’s a good chance no one would have had any idea what you were talking about. Today, those two companies — and others such as Lyft, Lending Tree, and TaskRabbit — have become household names. And Rachel Botsman says this first

January 23, 2015

Introducing the 2015 Access 25

In the past decade, we have all joined a global marketplace that is evolving at an extraordinary pace. Change, which used to happen gradually, now happens to every business constantly. And that raises critical questions: Am I adapting quickly enough? What do I need to know to withstand — and capitalize on — global change?

July 11, 2014

Smooth Surfing with the Junior Achievement Company of the Year Competition

Although I have only been an intern on the Global Citizenship Team for a few weeks, I have already been exposed to so much new knowledge and incredible experiences, one of which included traveling to Washington D.C. for a Junior Achievement competition.