CAE 014: How To Create An (almost) Unicorn Startup

Business, Entrepreneurism, Marketing, Social Enterprise, Startup
What Does It Take To Build And Exit An $810 Million Company? Happy new year to all of you! You might have noticed we took a little break last week to stop and recalibrate. It was so worth it. We are pumped, we are psyched and we are ready for an incredible 2016! Today’s episode is like five interviews packed into one. I’m speaking with Lawrence T. Levine, the founder of Horn©. Lawrence is one of the most interesting and enigmatic guests we’ve had on the show. He’s not your average techie, and after listening to this interview, you’ll understand why. Lawrence is a self-described unemployable serial entrepreneur, staring at the age of 13 with the development of the first fetal ultrasound system. He recently sold his latest company, TrustWave…
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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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