3D Printing Prosthetics in Vietnam | Rafael Masters & Ha (Ella) Trinh, Vulcan Augmetics

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, I speak with the founding team at Vulcan Augmetics about the work they are doing in Vietnam to bring affordable and highly functional 3D printed prosthetics to the market. Besides their passion for the product, and the awesomeness of the product itself, I continue to reflect on the dynamic between the founders. Rafael's crazy visions operationalized by…

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Building A Global Volunteer Movement | Hannah Wonjo, Good Deeds Day

In this episode, I speak with Hannah Wonjo from Good Deeds Day about how they have created a movement that engages millions of people around the world every year to do a "good" deed. About 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 with…

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Mitigating COVID-19 Supply Chain Disruptions | Behind The Grind, Episode 025

In this episode of Behind the Grind, Brian Tam and I talk with Jeff Delkin and Rachel Speth, Founders of Bambu, about the challenges they have faced over the last three months of the COVID-19 crisis. About the Behind The Grind Series: Through this podcast series, Brian and I will speak about the realities (as we know them) of entrepreneurship. About Bambu: More than just bamboo product…

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Innovating Closed Loop Fashion and Textiles in Hong Kong | The Mills Fabrica, Edwin Keh

In this episode, I speak with Edwin Keh about the work that he is doing to develop and support innovations that will drive circularity in the fashion and textiles, and speak about various steps along his career path have led him to where he is. About Entrepreneurs For Good Series: Through this series, we speak with Asia based entrepreneurs whose mission it is to bring solutions to the envi…

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Communicating With Your Team | Behind The Grind, Episode 024

As COVID moves from "its a flu" that will pass to "we are hoping to be open by Q4", the need for entrepreneurs and businesses to rethink everything is now. 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 encourage…

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Accept the COVID19 Challenge | Episode 013

Regardless of whether or not you believe COVID-19 is a hoax, the cure is worse than the disease, or we need to stay at home for 18 more months, it is time to accept this for what it is and move forward. In this vlog, I lay out my vision for how COVID-19 will potentially disrupt everything I planned to do this year, and what I am going to do about it. About Me: Driven by the belief that…

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Entrepreneurs Need Grit & Tenacity | Behind The Grind, Episode 023

Entrepreneurship, regardless of an external crisis like COVID-19, is a journey, and through this Episode of Behind the Grind, Brian Tam and I spent the time to think about "whether it's worth it". I think this will be really valuable to anyone who is looking at their P&L right now and wondering whether or not they should press on as an entrepreneur when it all clears. Spoiler alert. I say it…

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Build an Amazing Community | Vy Vu, Fitfam

In this episode, I speak with Vy Vu about how the organization she helped launch, FitFam, went from a handful of friends working out together in a local park to hundreds of participants getting up regularly to participate in more than 50 weekly events. Through our conversation, we focused a lot on how to build a community, and the challenge of building a business model around it where the int…

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Re-Balancing and Reflecting Through the COVID-19 Crisis | Behind The Grind, Episode 022

Hope you are all having a good weekend! In this episode of Behind the Grind, Brian Tam and I talk through the challenge of balancing the anxiety around feeling that we need to be productive (i..e hustle), the emotions of the time, and the need/ want to reflect on it all. It is a conversation we know reflects the challenges that others are facing as well, and we'd love to hear from you on the…

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Delivering Community-Based Solutions | Illac Diaz, Liter of Light

In this episode, I speak with Illac Diaz about the work that he is doing at Liter of Light, and how he is building a business model that helps communities move forward. It is a business model rooted in his belief that communities can solve their own problems, but in helping them, he creates a problem (that he must solve) for his own business model. https://youtu.be/TKjtOyeHFX4 About Entrepre…

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