By Rowena Crosbie, an EO Iowa member and president of Tero International
It was 1993, and my first business idea was to provide presentation skills training to professionals who believed that competitive advantage was due to the ability to communicate persuasively and confidently. The business start-up consisted of US$200 in the bank, a spare bedroom as an office, and two house cats that served as my vice presidents of the company. A lot has happened in 20 years. Read more
by Will Scott, an EO Chicago member and president of Lextech Global Services.
Mobile apps have the ability to improve the way we do business by streamlining inefficient workflows. However, mobile apps only work if people use them.
In essence, mobile apps are changing the way we do business, and change can be scary. Imagine the difficulties of getting dozens, hundreds or thousands of individuals to embrace change. Read more
By Jon MacDonald, founder and president of The Good, and member of EO Portland
This may come as a shock but on the other side of the screen displaying your website is a human being. Not a user, a visitor or a hit, but a real, “live” human being with a specific task in mind. This person has come to your website to accomplish this task, and if your web website is optimized to help them, not only do you “win,” but your customer “wins,” as well.
By Ishwar Chugani, an EO U.A.E. member and managing director of Giordano Middle East
In 1979, right after graduating from university, I left my home in the Philippines and moved to Dubai. It created quite a stir. My family had its own business, and I was expected to take the helm. But I wanted something different for myself. I joined a Dubai-based group of companies and was tasked to open and operate the first family entertainment center in Dubai. Read more
By Moonlake Lee, Spousal Forum Moderator, EO Singapore
Given its popularity and accomplishments, it’s easy to see why EO Singapore is recruiting members to start a second Spousal Forum* just months after launching its first.
Before the W3 Spousal Forum was officially launched in early 2014, prospective Forum members organized a year-end charitable fundraiser on behalf of the EO Singapore chapter and successfully raised SG$62,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. This year, the W3 Spousal Forum will be working closely with the Singapore chapter to host the Asian Bridge Forum in November. And plans are underway to create a special program for the accompanying spouses and partners.