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Globalization is a topic that looms large in the world of modern commerce. It seems no industry is untouched by the changing demands of the increasingly interconnected world of business. Where it was once only large multinational corporations that needed to focus on how the economies and political situations of foreign countries might affect their day-to-day operations, now even the smallest startup is forced to find their place in the world at large. For the modern entrepreneur to succeed in this environment, they need to seek out resources that are informed about the new global economy. Glen Wakeman, an internationally experienced startup consultant, is just such a resource.
Perry Mandera is the founder of Custom Cares Charities, a charitable organization dedicated to the transportation industry. Custom Cares Charities follows the directives of Perry Mandera, a man constantly striving to help other people. Mandera is an entrepreneur who cares about his wife and children along with the church he faithfully attends. In addition, he is an avid sports fan and a proud member of the United States Marines Corps Reserve. In addition, he serves on the Illinois Trucking Association (ITA) Board of Directors. Perry attended high school in Chicago and graduated in 1975. He joined the United States Marine Corps Reserves where he was assigned to the motor pool (Bloomberg). While performing his duties in the motor pool, he learned how to drive a truck. When he returned to civilian life after he received an honorable discharge, Perry worked for a few different transportation companies and in 1980, he started his own business and then sold it in 1985. His interest in politics led him to serve as the Republican ward committeeman for the 26th Ward in Chicago from 1984-1988. Perry was the youngest person who had ever been elected as a Republican ward committeeman.
Dr. Mark McKenna is an entrepreneur, medical doctor, as well as a successful real estate mogul. He attended medical school at Tulane University, practicing medicine in a family venture for a short time after graduation from medical school. The problem was, no matter how passionate one is about medicine, it is hard to make a successful career in the field these days, and this lead him to pursue different endeavors for a time.
Joel Friant: Serial Entrepreneur, Free Market Enthusiast and Creator of the ”Original” Habanero Shaker
Joel Friant is a serial entrepreneur, free-market enthusiast, success trainer, writer, and speaker. Joel has mastered many other fields including; home-based business, real estate, and product creation.
**UPDATE** Glen Wakeman has released a new educational video that delivers crucial business advice for new businesses. He dives into the key factors needed to prevent your business from crashing.