Mar 2, 2022 • 43M

How to Think Big With Jan de Jong of Webpower Adria

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Starting a business abroad can be a challenge. Jan de Jong has done it several times, the first time as a Dutch student starting a contact center in Croatia. Today he is involved in several ventures, most notably the email marketing company Webpower Adria.

In this episode we talk about:

  • why and how he started a contact center outsourcing company in Croatia as a Dutch student and grew it to 400 employees,

  • how he approaches building high performance teams and the mindset he expects from his employees,

  • what his criteria are when he fires employees,

  • what was his sales strategy when Webpower Adria was just established

  • how his efforts as a private citizen led to Croatia changing its laws to welcome digital nomads, and

  • the big idea behind his new company Crop.

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