Weekly News: Feeding 10b People, 2030 SDG Update, 3D Printed Hearts, and AI Solves Urban Challenges

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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Social Entrepreneurs Need to Shake Things Up! | vLog, Episode 007

I have spent a SIGNIFICANT time recently looking at the work I am doing, and that of other "social entrepreneurs", and have come to the conclusion that we have become too safe. We have become too guarded with our ideas, with our business plans, and with how we communicate the work. Too few of us are swinging for the fences in an attempt to SOLVE a big problem, and it's time to shake it up.…

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Opportunity for Edtech Entrepreneurship in India | Jeet Singh, Selfstudy

In this episode, I speak with Jeet Singh, Founder of Selfstudy, to speak about the work he has been doing over the last few years to provide a better future to the next generation of Indian students. It is a great conversation, and one where, as a consultant who quit to build a "better" way, I really found myself identifying with very easily, and I hope that you will find inspiration in his wor…

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Productivity and Work Life Balance | Behind the Grind, Episode 006

In this episode of Behind the Grind, Brian and I speak through the difference between hustle and productivity, which leads into a deeper conversation about work-life balance. It is an episode that I thought aligned well with current conversations about hustle, and how that term has changed into something negative when it is in fact something positive when it is productive. As always, would l…

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Weekly News: Shanghai’s Bold Waste Regulations, Circular Economies, and Awesome Ag Entrepreneur

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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Sustainable Factory Visit Interface | Episode 006

In this episode, I go to Interface's Taicang factory to learn more about what makes them one of the most sustainable companies in the world. It's founder Ray Anderson was not only a pioneer in proving the business case, but over the last 20 years has shown that through the lens of sustainability, the full potential of a firms people, product, and processes can be achieved. I have had a numbe…

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Teaching Social Entrepreneurship in Thailand | Chris Oestereich, Circular Design Lab

In this episode of Entrepreneurs For Good, I speak with Chris Oestereich about his work in Bangkok teaching social entrepreneurship at  Thammasat University while standing up his own social enterprises, Full Circle Filament and Circular Design Lab. Lot's of lessons in here about how to engage students on topics, and why we should be optimistic about the future!   ? About #Entrep…

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Managing Burnout & The Delusions of Entrepreneurship | Behind The Grind 005

In this episode of Behind the Grind, I speak with Brian Tam about burning out. It is a topic that when discussed is largely done in passing, and through this episode, I hope to change that through speaking about my own experiences with burnout & anxiety... and how I have come to recognize, and pay attention to, the signs (earlier). ?? About the Behind The Grind Series: Through this…

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Entrepreneurs Ending Alzheimers, India is TOO hot, and Passion Leading to Burnout | Weekly News

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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Hydroponics and Agtech Entrepreneurship in India | Dhrav Khanna, Triton Foodworks

For the last 10 years, I have spent the majority of my time looking at sustainability as a function of urbanization, and the resource footprints of urban residents, in Asia. Particularly how will Asia' urban systems be challenges by the movement of the next two billion Asians moving into cities (by 2030), and what the role of entrepreneurs and innovators will be as THE force to deliver the solu…

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