Weekly News: Thailand’s Sustainable Vision, Biodiversity and Food Supplies, and 5 CSR Activities in Hong Kong

With so much going on in the realm of sustainability, entrepreneurship, and innovation, and only a limited amount of bandwidth for professionals in this space, I have created this post to highlight articles that I feel are (1) important, (2) relevant, and (3) interesting in the areas of social innovation and entrepreneurship. If you have an article, or event, that you feel needs to be mentioned…

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The Millennial Entrepreneur Mindset | Behind the Grind, Episode 012

In this episode of Behind the Grind, Brian and I speak with Winston Chiang to learn more about the mindset of a millennial entrepreneur. Born and raised in New York, Winston decided after a few years in the banking sector that it was time to do something different. To spend some time traveling, write his book, and see if one of his business ideas would find traction. To say this is a convers…

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Weekly News: Patagonia’s Bottom Line, Marketing Sustainability, Nestle Finds Child, and CEOs Promise Purpose

With so much going on in the realm of sustainability, entrepreneurship, and innovation, and only a limited amount of bandwidth for professionals in this space, I have created this post to highlight articles that I feel are (1) important, (2) relevant, and (3) interesting in the areas of social innovation and entrepreneurship. If you have an article, or event, that you feel needs to be mentioned…

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Pricing Strategies for Entrepreneurs | Behind the Grind, Episode 009

In this episode, Brian and I speak about our experience with pricing our services, a Was another really interesting discussion! ? About the Behind The Grind Series: Through this podcast series, Brian and I will speak about the realities (as we know them) of entrepreneurship. Videos will be available every Saturday, and audience participation is HIGHLY encouraged! About Rich Driven…

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Next Generation Sustainable Leadership | John Wu, Novalis Innovative Flooring

    About #EntrepreneursForGood 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 opportunities they see, and challenges that they have had to overcome. It is a series that we hope will…

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Entrepreneurs Need Community, Sina Farzaneh | Behind The Grind, Episode 008

In this episode, Brian and I peak with Sina Farzaneh about the need for entrepreneurs to build community. A master of doing this himself, Sina gives some great insights into how he has done this in the past as a way to build brands, businesses, and launch products, but also as an entrepreneur, the importance of having a community of entrepreneurs and mentors. Another great discussion, and…

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Bangkok’s Amazing Opportunities for Entrepreneurs | vLog, Episode 008

As an "mission driven" entrepreneur, who has spent the last 20 years in Asia, I have been very fortunate to work in some amazing place, with amazing people, and scaling impact across a number of growing issues the region faces. One of the best parts of this time has been the travel, and meeting other entrepreneurs in the region, and learning about what the work they are doing, the ecosystem for…

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You Can’t Teach Entrepreneurship | Durreen Shahnaz, Impact Investment Exchange

In this episode, I speak with Durreen Shahnaz, Founder of Impact Investment Exchange and Shujong, about the work she has done to launch the world's first (and only) socially oriented stock market. Born out of the recognition that the finance industry, which is largely run by Western/ white male executives, was not working for a large portion of the world, she has spent the last 10+ years develo…

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Weekly News: Busting Myths on Vegans and Volunteers, IKEA goes Green, and SE Asia Battle with Water

With so much going on in the realm of sustainability, entrepreneurship, and innovation, and only a limited amount of bandwidth for professionals in this space, I have created this post to highlight articles that I feel are (1) important, (2) relevant, and (3) interesting in the areas of social innovation and entrepreneurship. If you have an article, or event, that you feel needs to be mentioned…

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Thought Leadership and Brand Building for Entrepreneurs | Behind the Grind, Episode 007

In this episode, Brian and I speak about developing a sustainable brand as an entrepreneur, why the best path is to position themselves as a thought leader for their domain, and a few of the tips, tricks, and mediums that we have found most useful for ourselves. It is a session that gets pretty tactical, but will require a number of followups where we speak more deeply and about tactic and too…

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