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 h…

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The Power of Story to Change Minds – Steve Jiang | Entrepreneurs For Good

How can you laugh at us? We are just like you. What you can do, we can do. What you can achieve, we can achieve.  Mozart had Tourette Syndrome. - Steven Jiang, Filmmaker For me, Steven Jiang, is the absolute embodiment of what it means to be an entrepreneur for Good, and he is not really an entrepreneur. There is no business model for his work. He is not trying to sell a product. BUT…

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Changing Consumer Mindsets and Persistence – Christina Dean | 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 hope will not only…

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Impact Investment and Inspiring Entrepreneurs – Scott Lawson | Entrepreneurs For Good

"Only do this if you cannot do anything else. If there is a burning issue or problem in your mind that keeps you awake at night that you have to address, then by all means do that. But understand that this is extremely challenging, risky, time consuming work and it can often be a lonely journey as well." - Scott Lawson, SOW ASIA Investing better, for impact, has for better or worse become an id…

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Wellness, Self Awareness, and Delusional Entrepreneurs | Amena Schlaikjer

"A master is someone who's established a process or a way of operating and its connected to some level of deeper meaning in their life and they want to put something out there in the world." - Amena Lee Schlaikjer As entrepreneurs, we often like to believe that our ideas, and of them, are the ideas. In the space that I operate in, that typically means that our ideas are ones that have the pote…

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Inner Motivations and Impact Investing in Asia – Annie Chen | Entrepreneurs For Good

“If enough people actually engage in thinking about how, through conscious and intentional placement of their capital, they can invest in the future that they create… it's only when more people do it that we have a chance of transforming the system.” – Annie Chen, RS Group As entrepreneurs and leaders, from the young professional to the chief executive, we pursue our projects with our unique…

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Bringing a Business Mindset to the Non-Profit Sector – Tom Stader | Entrepreneurs For Good

"For [my team], it's literacy, its programs, its libraries. It’s that, our first school in Cambodia that we donated a library to – that school, six months after we donated the library, won the best reading competition in the region. That's what gets them up in the morning. What gets me up in the morning is giving them the space to build the best organization that they can." – Tom Stader, The Li…

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Sustainable Fashion and Taking the First Entrepreneurial Steps – Sherry Poon | Entrepreneurs for Good

There are fewer questions more interesting to ask an entrepreneur than, “Why did you do it?” Through this latest installment in our "Entrepreneurs for Good" series, we had a powerful discussion with Sherry Poon, who revealed one of the most interesting insights of how entrepreneurs have to overcome their fear. Sherry Poon is the founder and CEO of wobabybasics, a Shanghai-based innovative app…

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The Future of Food and Changing Consumer Mindsets – David Yeung | Entrepreneurs For Good

"We’re entering uncharted waters, so by definition, it’s a learning and trial-and-error process. So think big, dream big, but be ready to fail – and simply learn from it very quickly, and move on. And I think that applies to any entrepreneur in any field." – David Yeung, Green Monday & Green Common At his heart, David Yeung is a community organizer who has probably one of the most impossib…

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Smart Means Nothing: What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur – Grant Horsfield | Entrepreneurs for Good

So many of us entrepreneurs think success depends on one critical factor in China: guanxi (relationship). The concept that “it’s not what you know, but who you know, that matters” is an international catchphrase, happily tossed around by business-minded go-getters with confidence that they do, in fact, know the “right people”. But the reality – no matter where you are in the world, but especi…

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