Inspiring Global Entrepreneurs: Discover how to successfully set up and run your dream business in a foreign country

Inspiring Global Entrepreneurs: Discover how to successfully set up and run your dream business in a foreign country

By: Meghan Peterson Fenn (author), Heidi Mulligan Walker (author)Paperback

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Being an entrepreneur is a choice and sometimes it is a choice you make many times along the way. This book is for you whether you: - just found out that you will be an expat and are wondering what the future might hold for you - are thinking about starting up your own business in a foreign country - are already a successful expat business owner - have recently started up your own business - are wondering if there is any market for your business idea - are returning home and wondering what your next steps will be for your business You will find in this book: - a virtual network that will inspire, encourage, motivate and support you throughout your entrepreneurship journey - words of wisdom that will help you no matter what stage you are at - worksheets and reflection activities which will help you focus and strategize - a guide to help you create your own expat entrepreneur roadmap that will help you to make your business goals a reality

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About Author

Meghan Peterson Fenn is an American expat entrepreneur and mother who has lived in the UK since 1998. After graduating from university with a BA in English and Art, she became an English teacher, and lived and worked in Prague (where she met her British husband) for two years and then in Tokyo for two and a half years. She moved to England to complete her Masters degree in Design Studies and then worked as a web designer at a company in Nottinghamshire. After being made redundant whilst pregnant with her 2nd child, Meghan set up her own web and graphic design company, White Ochre Design Ltd. Over the years, she has built up her company alongside her family life in the UK. Meghan is passionate about design, about working with people and about providing a professional and personable service. She has turned White Ochre Design into a professional power house providing design services at a high standard with creativity at the forefront. Meghan is the author of a book called Bringing Up Brits: Expat Parents Raising Cross-Cultural Kids in Britain, published by LIP (Live It Publishing) and is also an expat mummy blogger and runs a blog about life as a working parent. She also writes articles and blog posts for other blogs such as Expat Explorer and Expat Health. Meghan currently lives in Worthing, England with her British husband and their three young children, Samuel (born 2001), Anna Grace (born 2003) and Jonah (born 2009). Inspiring Global Entrepreneurs is her second book. Heidi Mulligan Walker was an American expat for 18 years and returned to the US in July 2012 after living abroad since 1994, first in the UK for 16 years and then in Beijing, China. After completing university in the US with a BA in psychology Heidi relocated to the UK for what was meant to be 6 months; during that time she met her husband Jim and as they say, the rest is history. Heidi completed her Masters degree in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management at The London School of Economics, and went on to have a very successful career as a Human Resources Director within the Financial Services Industry in London holding roles at Swiss Re, GE and Bloomberg. In 2009, just before Heidi's 40th birthday, she realised that it was time for a change and retrained as a Life Coach and NLP Practitioner and launched her Life Coaching business, The Difference Life Coaching, in 2010. Three months later an opportunity came up with her husband's job to take a role in Beijing, China. Never one to pass on the opportunity of a lifetime Heidi and her family relocated to Beijing, loving every minute of the experience. While in Beijing. Heidi continued her coaching business working with clients locally as well as in the UK and the US. During this time, Heidi also discovered Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) and she became certified as a P.E.T. Instructor. She had just completed teaching her 4th P.E.T. course and was looking forward to formalising her business in China when her husband was offered a great opportunity working in the US. Heidi currently lives in Cary, North Carolina with her British husband and their three children, Madison (born 2001), Cole (born 2004) and Donovan (born 2008). She launched her business, The Difference, in North Carolina in January of 2013, providing life coaching and parenting communication classes. She has a weekly blog column titled "Parenting for All Seasons" with Triangle Mom2Mom and her posts have also been featured in HuffPost Parent.

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/12/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781906954796
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 268
  • ID: 9781906954796
  • weight: 381
  • ISBN10: 1906954798

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