Thomas Dowd, Professional Development and Coaching, Maine, USA
Tom received the call nobody wanted: “We’re downsizing.” After unexpectedly losing his full-time job, Tom landed in a better place in just 59 days using methods from his coaching and training. He is now a VP at one of the larger financial institutions in North America.
Brazilian and Taiwanese Exports:
As a “start-up and new entrant to the international trade scene Hoskins Global recognizes the importance ad value of forming alliances. One such alliance has enabled Hoskins Global to diversify its product portfolio and connect directly to a Brazilian supplier of Gourmet Coffee. The alliance will soon enable Hoskins Global to export Gourmet Coffee to North American and Asian markets. As equally important, Hoskins Global is asked by a Taiwanese company rep to investigate the possibility of exporting a biodegradable plastic to Brazil.
“The domestic market is still red hot, but in the end it’s cheaper to import goods because of the so-called Brazil cost, which is still high,” said José Augusto de Castro, president of theBrazilian Foreign Trade Association.
An Opportunity to Contribute:
As a native of Chicago’s South Side, Cliff identifies with Afro-Brazilians and their quest to obtain equality, respect, and dignity within Brazil’s socio-economic sphere. He “fits” here. In addition to his entrepreneurial aspirations’ an opportunity exits to contribute with his MBA skill sets acquired at Baylor’s Hankermer School of Business and direct connections to his former professors and staff at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business’ Center for Social Innovation should enable him to assist Zumbi dos Palmares (a majority-minority) University in Sao Paulo to apply for and receive foundation grants and gifts from philanthropic organizations.