Saigon Calling! – Rich Brubaker, Episode 010

It's been nearly 25 years since my first trip to Ho Chi Minh, and like many of Asia's cities, a LOT has changed. There are shiny glass buildings doting the skyline, metro stations are being built, and the middle class is beginning to take shape. Underneath the surface of all that those, is a city where social, environmental, and economic challenges are around every corner, and I look forward to…

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Managing the Emotions of Entrepreneurship | Behind the Grind, Episode 013

In this episode of Behind the Grind, Brian and I speak about importance of learning to manage the roller coaster of emotions that many entrepreneurs face.  It is something that I myself have struggled with, but recently found a process for putting my emotions in check, focusing on my process, and the benefits I have seen since my "revelation". ?? About the Behind The Grind Series: Through thi…

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Luxury Fashion and Sustainability at Kering Group – Rich Brubaker, Episode 009

?? About Me: Driven by the belief that change begins with a single step, I've spent the last 15 years in Asia working to engage, inspire, and equip those around him to understand their power to leverage innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership to solve "the big" challenges cities face. Currently, as the Managing Director of Collective Responsibility, Executive Director of HandsOn Chin…

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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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Why Every Entrepreneur Needs Process | Behind the Grind, Episode 010

In this episode of Behind the Grind, Brian and I talk why every entrepreneur needs process.  That without it, an entrepreneur will never build the foundation, or infrastructure, required to scale the business.   ??? 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 avail…

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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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