Wendy Holloway

Wendy Holloway

Key Takeaways

[spp-timestamp time="02:08"] – Wendy I am so glad to have you as a guest today.

[spp-timestamp time="03:30"] – For my American listeners, what are the three or four things they should do when they come to Italy? Or the things that you love about the country? But let’s start, Wendy, why don’t you tell our listeners your story?

[spp-timestamp time="07:03"] – What was the experience of opening an office in Rome?

[spp-timestamp time="09:24"] – What was it like for you at the time to open an office in Rome as an American?

[spp-timestamp time="11:13"] – What do you think made it successful for you to do business in two or three different settings as an American in Italy? And what are some advice that you could give to somebody who is about to go and say, “I am going to start working in country X”? So more general than rather specific to a specific country.

[spp-timestamp time="11:54"] – What were some of the things that to you, were helpful?

[spp-timestamp time="13:58"] – Take the things that may look like barriers because you’re doing differently and say that actually may have advantages that I am willing to take over.

[spp-timestamp time="13:34"] – But it sounds like you made a very conscious decisions.

[spp-timestamp time="13:52"] – Accept and embrace the fact that I’m in a different environment, would that be a correct restatement?

[spp-timestamp time="15:52"] – So you started your baby product business?

[spp-timestamp time="18:34"] – How long ago was that?

[spp-timestamp time="19:32"] – I have this passion, how do I turn it into my life long occupation so what was that process like for you?

[spp-timestamp time="22:23"] – When you decided that your passion was food, how did it start turning into what then evolved into what’s Flavor of Italy today?

[spp-timestamp time="26:11"] – What are the three or four really special things to come to Italy and experience?

[spp-timestamp time="29:32"] – What are some of the maybe, more off the beaten track places?

[spp-timestamp time="31:07"] – Those are great opportunities as well, to experience something absolutely different. 

[spp-timestamp time="32:08"] – You find so many amazing places, just by going off on your own. Don’t tick everybody else’s box for travel to Italy, find your own.

[spp-timestamp time="39:15"] – Italy is a country of great architecture and design.

[spp-timestamp time="41:04"] – I love your perspective on my country, I think it is always interesting the outsider whose become the insider perspective. It’s a very different way to look at the world.


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