When you’re growing your startup, there’s something to be said for the old-fashioned meet and greet. Whether you’re scouting potential investors, suppliers, or customers, making connections with people who can help take your business to the next level is often easier done with a handshake and a smile than an email and an emoticon.
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“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” ― Terry Pratchett
Today, EO is excited to launch our #EOBeyondBorders campaign, filled with stories, pictures and videos that capture our rich, vibrant and diverse global community of students and entrepreneurs. Throughout the month of February, readers can look forward to inspiring and insightful stories about cross-cultural experiences impacting entrepreneurs and their families.
To kick-off our campaign, we’d like to share the stories of two siblings, Sam and Sophie, who are part of the EO Youth Exchange (EOYX) program.
For 2016, I’ve made what I think is a game-changing resolution, which will ultimately help me to be a better entrepreneur. This year, I will outsource every business function that is not a personal strength or core competency. The idea doesn’t necessarily appear profound, but consider the implications with me.
Check out these photos! Four EO Insignia Forums and eight Quantum Leap Forums from North America gathered for the EO Insignia & EO Quantum Leap Campus event in Atlanta, Georgia, USA from 21-23 October, 2015. This 1.5 day event brought these 12 Forums together with additional members for an event focused around the theme of “From Success to Significance.” Event Chair, Sue Hrib (EO At-Large) hosted the final night dinner event at her home, known as the Hrib Crib.
“Throughout my journey, I’ve found a common denominator for achieving greatness – teamwork.” – Gilberto Crombe, EO Global Chairman.
Richard Branson quotes, “Togetherness is a hugely important aspect of life. It unites us, gives us security, much-needed support and a sense of belonging, and encourages us to love one another.”