As a former bank executive for 17 years, my career revolved around reviewing and deciding on business loans, which meant I'd read thousands of business plans. Little did I know that my experience would eventually lead me to a completely new and rewarding path – writing E2 visa business plans. So, how did I end up here? Let me share my story with you.
In 2010, my family and I made the big decision to move to the United States with an E2 visa. It was both exciting and challenging, but we were ready to embrace this new adventure. As part of the immigration process, our lawyer asked us to provide a business plan. She kindly offered to connect us with a consultant who specialized in writing these types of plans. But as someone who had spent almost two decades reviewing business plans, I felt confident enough to take on the task myself. I told our lawyer that I would write our own plan, and she could decide after reading it whether we needed to hire someone else or not.
I dove into the process, tapping into the wealth of knowledge I'd accumulated over the years. I knew exactly what to include, how to present the information, and how to make a strong case for our business. After weeks of careful research and writing, I submitted the finished plan to our lawyer.
To my delight, not only did our lawyer approve of the plan, but she was also thoroughly impressed. She decided to hire me on the spot to write her future clients' E2 visa business plans. I was both surprised and thrilled by this unexpected opportunity. My expertise in business plans had opened a door that I never knew existed, and I was eager to explore this new venture.
Working on E2 visa business plans allowed me to combine my experience in finance with my passion for helping others achieve their dreams. As someone who had gone through the process myself, I knew firsthand how daunting it could be. I wanted to use my skills to make it easier for others to navigate this complex world and secure their future in the United States.
Over the years, I've had the pleasure of working with people from diverse backgrounds, each with their own unique stories and aspirations. This has not only enriched my life but has also taught me the importance of empathy and understanding in the world of business.
My approach to writing E2 visa business plans is rooted in my belief that each plan should be a reflection of the client's vision, passion, and dedication. I take the time to get to know my clients and their businesses intimately, which allows me to create a customized plan that highlights their strengths and addresses any potential challenges. This personalized approach has been instrumental in helping my clients secure their E2 visas and establish successful businesses in the United States.
In retrospect, my journey from a bank executive to an E2 visa business plan writer has been filled with unexpected twists and turns. However, I wouldn't change a thing. It has given me the opportunity to help others realize their dreams, and in doing so, I've discovered a new sense of fulfillment and purpose.
I believe that life has a funny way of guiding us to where we're meant to be, and I'm grateful for the experiences that led me to this path. My story is a testament to the fact that sometimes, the skills we've honed over the years can open doors we never even knew existed, leading us to new adventures and opportunities.
So, if you're considering a change in your career or are simply curious about the possibilities that your skills might offer, I encourage you to take a leap of faith. You never know where your journey might lead, and you might just end up discovering a whole new world of opportunities, just like I did with writing E2 visa business plans.
Sylvain Perret is a business professional who has been living in the United States since 2010. Along with his wife Daphnee, he has established several businesses in the country, including Integrity International Brokers, an agency based in Orlando where he works as a business broker, real estate broker, business consultant, and business plan writer. Over the years, he has helped numerous clients from around the world achieve success in their projects to create or take over a company in the United States with an E2 visa. He is highly knowledgeable about U.S. immigration issues and is the author of the book "S'expatrier aux USA grâce aux visas d'entrepreneurs," which is soon to be translated into English. Sylvain is also a Certified Business Intermediary (CBI) by the International Business Brokers Association and is regularly consulted on issues related to this field. At the age of 50, Sylvain chose to enhance his expertise in finance and strategy by pursuing a Master of Business Administration from the University of Central Florida. He successfully graduated in May 2023, adding a valuable finishing touch to his knowledge. He is active on LinkedIn and Twitter, where he shares his insights and experiences with a wider audience.
Last Updated on August 16, 2023 by Sylvain Perret