CAE 011: What Occupy Wall Street Did For Our Future

Business, Entrepreneurism, Lifestyle, Mindset, Podcast, Social Enterprise, Startup
Without a Clear Mission, Your Movement (and Business) Is Doomed This week’s episode features Foo Conner – Photo-journalist, social activist and one of the original organizers of Occupy Wall Street. Wherever there is civil unrest in the US, Foo is there documenting it. I brought Foo on the show to outline what it takes to create a disruptive social movement. I was also personally curious about what happened with Occupy Wall Street and what it did to change our world today. Foo doesn’t disappoint and in this interview you’ll get the details on the major successes, where the movement went wrong and the ripple effect it’s had on giving voice to the voiceless around the world. And when you chat with a social activist, things can get pretty deep. We talk…
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CAE 013: How A School Will Get Japan’s Groove Back

CAE 013: How A School Will Get Japan’s Groove Back

Business, Entrepreneurism, Lifestyle, Marketing, Mindset, Social Enterprise, Startup
How Happiness and The Life School will Jumpstart the Japanese Economy Once Again In this episode we shift gears to do some self-reflection and zen out. I’ve snagged some time with a dear friend and inspiring filmmaker and entrepreneur, Eiji Han Shimizu. Having realized the Japanese dream of corporate success, Eiji reached the top of that peak and realized the emptiness of this path. Since that time he co-created Happy, a groundbreaking film that documented what Happiness really means. Today, he is the founder of The Life School, a grassroots initiative to teach Japanese corporate employees how to bring playfulness, mindfulness, curiosity and creativity into the workplace and into their lives. Eiji’s mission is much larger. His dream is to help Japan shed its culture of rigidity in order to regain…
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CAE 012: How A Startup Is Creating Chefs Around The World

CAE 012: How A Startup Is Creating Chefs Around The World

Business, Education, Entrepreneurism, Health, Lifestyle, Mindset, Podcast, Social Enterprise, Startup
How A Startup Is Creating Chefs Around The World Reda Stare is the daring founder and CEO of PlateCulture, a website that connects people who love cooking & hosting dinners with people who love eating authentic home cooked meals. Each dinner is a unique experience where people can share food, discover new cultures and build friendships from all over the world. In this interview, Reda shares her story of how one impromptu around-the-world trip inspired the seed of an idea that, today, operates in 25 countries across Southeast Asia. PlateCulture is completely changing the way people dine outside of their homes. She also shares details of the steps she took to get Plate Culture up and running and what it’s like to be a woman and a startup founder (hint…
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