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September 22, 2015

The Sweet Life – A Small Business Love Story

Entrepreneurs are quite often dreamers… As a kid, I usually finished my work early so there was a lot of time to daydream. Today, I still spend a lot of time imagining new worlds, it just so happens, that now, I have the vehicle of chocolate and a host of passengers that are eager to

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January 15, 2014

New Paths, New Opportunities for Small and Medium Businesses

Deutsch / German TranslationI have been with FedEx now for 29 years. One of the bonuses of my job is that I meet new and interesting people all the time.I spend a lot of time on the road and at events. But it is not every day or every week that get asked to hold speech in such a stunning and remarkable location as the rooftop café of the German parliament in Berlin. On this occasion, I was asked to hold a speech at a FedEx sponsored breakfast event aimed at people who want to set up their own small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs).

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August 23, 2013

Generation Global: Today’s teenagers, tomorrow’s entrepreneurs?

Forget Gen Y or Gen Z. There’s now only Generation Global.This week, 54 of Asia’s best and brightest students landed in Hong Kong for the 7th FedEx Express Junior Achievement International Trade Challenge here in Asia. Yet while these students, from nine different countries across Asia, might be far from home, what stands out for me is that the concept of “home” is not what it used to be.

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December 12, 2011

Passionate and creative students from Ecuador win coveted FedEx Access Award in Bogota, Colombia

After creating companies from the ground up, electing officers, thinking up and producing new products or services, creating sales and marketing plans, selling stock, selling products and services, and liquidating their enterprises, students from across Latin America and the Caribbean came together in Bogota November 30 – December 2 to compete for the Junior Achievement Americas Company of the Year award and for the FedEx Access award.  

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March 7, 2011

4 keys to getting the most from your social media efforts

A few months ago, one of my friends in Louisiana asked me to come down to speak to his local Entrepreneur Organization chapter about digital and social media at FedEx.  This friend also happens to be one of the largest FedEx customers in Louisiana, which made the request more of a demand.  But as a native of Louisiana, it’s always attractive to head farther South during the cold winter months in Memphis, so last month I took him up on a trip to Baton Rouge.

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