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Conversation: “Taking Your Small Business Global”

GlobalizationDecember 17, 2004By

Laurel Delaney, global small business expertImagine a world of opportunities and possibilities that reshape your own destiny. That’s exactly how Laurel Delaney envisions it and she shares her knowledge on what you should be doing today if you are to occupy the competitive high global ground for tomorrow. She talks about what a small business can do to go global.

About Laurel Delaney

Laurel Delaney is a successful entrepreneur, author, speaker and educator with more than 20 years of experience in global business.  Ms. Delaney has traveled extensively internationally. Her firm, Global TradeSource, Ltd. (online arm, offers global marketing and consulting services aimed toward entrepreneurs and small businesses.

She is a renowned global small business expert. Her first book, “Start and Run a Profitable Exporting Business” (Self Counsel Press, 1998), was featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Journal of Commerce, Entrepreneur and Inc.  She is an adjunct Professor of M.B.A. International Marketing at Loyola University of Chicago.

Ms. Delaney’s articles have appeared in numerous international newspapers and business publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Fortune Small Business, Journal of Japanese Trade & Industry, Dun & Bradstreet, SBA’s Online Women’s Business Center, China International Business & Technology, The Conference Board and the offline edition of the Institute of Management & Administration.

Awarded the Small Business Administration’s “Illinois Exporter of the Year,” Ms. Delaney serves on the Illinois Board of Higher Education International Education Industry Advisory Council and on the board of the Illinois Center for International Business Education and Research (IL-CIBER). She also serves on the International Editorial Advisory Board of the “Journal of International Entrepreneurship,” and on the Advisory Board of Women Entrepreneurs Inc. She is the Chicago chapter facilitator for the Women Presidents’ Organization.

Laurel blogs at The Global Small Business Blog.  Learn more at Laurel Delaney.

6 Responses to “Conversation: “Taking Your Small Business Global””

  1. Jake Says:

    I’d love to listen in. Have you thought about podcasting it? That’s about the only way I can listen in to stuff like this these days.

  2. Anita Campbell Says:

    Hi Jake,

    Yes, we are working on that right now! We want to offer the recordings as both Windows Media and as a podcasted MP3 version. And enclose them in the RSS feed.

    Steve, who hosts the Conversations with me, recently won an iPod, and has been cramming for his finals in podcasting. He takes his final exams next week! We’ll see if he gets an “A”.


  3. Steve Says:

    Jeepers, no pressure now. Dr. Podcast I will not be, but we will get it done.

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  6. James Says:

    Great post!Everyone would really love to make their respective businesses global.Thanks for the post.

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