Employing the Unemployable. Profitably. – Seng Choon Koh, Project Dignity

In this episode I speak with Seng Choon Koh, founder of Dignity Kitchen.  An organization whose mission is to build and return the dignity to the disabled and disadvantaged through vocation. When I arrived to meet him, I thought I had the wrong address as his office is literally in the middle of a hawker market that serves as a live training ground for a wide range of "unemployable" individuals.…

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Aspire, Discover, Translate, and Scale Innovation – Christoph Langwallner, NAMZ

Since meeting Christoph nearly three years ago, I have come to understand that he is one that sees the biggest challenges that we face as opportunities to disrupt markets, and I wanted to find out about his process. Already in a position to reach more than a billion consumers, he has built an organization where aspirations lead to discoveries which translated into products, that can then be bro…

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Know What You Want to Build, Iterate, & Build Community – Karen Farzam, wHub

In this episode of Entrepreneurs for Good, I speak with wHub founder Karen Farzam about the work that she has been engaged with developing a community of entrepreneurs in Hong Kong and in changing the perceptions of women (and girls) in STEM and tech through conversations with academics and families. It is a journey that had no plan, has had several iterations, but over the course of the last f…

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Food Entrepreneurship, and Bootstrapping, in Shanghai – Simon Vogel | Entrepreneurs For Good

Simon's Story is one about bootstrapping in China, failing fast, and (hopefully) learning faster 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 opportunities they see,…

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Overcoming Fear and Excuses – Brian Tam | Entrepreneurs For Good

  ?   Quote 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 opportunities they see, and challenges that they have had to overcome. It is a series that we…

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The Next Big Thing For Entrepreneurs

[In] the last century [the thinking was], if you wanna grow as entrepreneurs, you should find a good opportunity. But today, if you want to be a great company, think about what social problem you could solve.” – Jack Ma, Founder of Alibaba When looking for leadership on sustainability, and for those who are going to deliver the solutions that are needed, the search typically begins with big busin…

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