Moving Tourists from Awareness to Social Impact | Michael Biedassek, Bangkok Vanguards

?? I never studied entrepreneurship, or even written a proper business plan.  I just do what I am passionate about. About the Entrepreneurs For Good Series Through this series, we speak with Asia based entrepreneurs whose mission it is to bring solutions to the environmental, social, and economic challenges that are faced within the region to learn more about their vision, the o…

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There is No Replacement for Quality – Jessica Cheam, Eco-Business

Starting a publishing business in this day and age is no easy feat. Start a publishing business, focused on sustainability? Some would say that is crazy... But, over the last 10 years, that is just what Jessica Cheam has done. Through this interview, I dive into the hill that she had to climb to build Asia's first (and only) sustainability focused newsroom. How she has learned to tell the story…

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Building Awareness, Trust, and Toilets – Jack Sim, World Toilet Organization

In this episode, I speak with Jack Sim, Founder of the World Toilet Organization, the "other" WTO. More than happy to talk shit, pun intended, Jack's mission of ensuring the world has access to toilets is dependent on our ability to openly talk about the problems. It is an interview that I came away with a much greater understanding of the importance of awareness, and some key tips about cre…

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Overcoming the Blind Spots of Entrepreneurship – Gift Chantaranijakorn, Ma:D Hub

In this episode of Entrepreneurs for Good, I speak with Gift Chantaranijakorn of Ma:D Hub in Bangkok.  It is an interview I recorded a few months back, and is coming a week after she announced that she will be closing the Ma:D Hub, and in part because of the blind spots that she had to overcome to build a community that could financially sustain itself. IT is an interview that I believe all asp…

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