Global is a mindset before it becomes a skill set.
You can go on elance.com
and hire anyone from all over the world to help you for a business task. Why not the person being hire be you?
Diversify your customer base by adapting to cultural norms, behaviors.
Augment your sales process in order to visit customers virtually, build relationships, and solve problems.
Procure experts from around the globe who are specialized in a role not found locally.
Avoid hassles with border patrol, customs, and costly site visits with international customers.
"Facebook was not originally created to be a company. It was built to accomplish a social mission - to make the world more open and connected."
64.7% of Sales Managers believe that sales representatives need improvement in prospecting and identifying new opportunities.
Source: 2014 CSO Sales Insights Survey.
Instead of "Around the world in 80 days", try around the world in 80 minutes.
If Will.i.iam from the Black Eyed Peas can perform on stage as a hologram in front of 20,000 people from a remote location, what's stopping you from web conferencing with a customer?
Some cultures will require meeting face to face several times in order to establish a trusting relationship for a complex sale. Screen to Screen is a supplement to face to face meetings, not a replacement.