Saving the Rainforest: Piece by Piece

Tropical rainforests are home to more than half the Earth’s plant and animal species. The lush, green forests teeming with life once blanketed our planet’s equator, covering 14 percent of Earth’s land surface.In the past 200 years, humankind has done irreparable damage through deforestation, shrinking the rainforest footprint to just two percent of Earth’s land mass.

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Creating a Successful Future: An Interview with Skip Prichard

Skip Prichard is a growth-oriented business leader, turnaround specialist and keynote speaker. He has written a Wall Street Journal bestselling book called The Book of Mistakes: 9 Secrets to Creating a Successful Future. 

Can you explain the significance of the concept, “Ask. Seek. Knock.”

It may be a simple concept, but it had a profound impact on me.

The late business philosopher Jim Rohn taught that success is not available to everyone.

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Ready to Sell Your Business? Here’s the Secret to a Successful Exit

Manny Padda is an entrepreneur, angel investor and philanthropist who won the 2016 Canadian Angel of the Year Award. As an EO Vancouver member, he was the 2017 Entrepreneurs’ Organization Global Citizen of the Year Award. In this article, Manny shares his strategy for a smooth business exit plan. A version of this article appeared in Fast Company.

I’m not sure when I first knew the startup I invested in last year was doomed.

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No Idea? No Problem. How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur Without a Winning Idea

Written for EO by Walker Deibel, an experienced acquisition entrepreneur who has co-founded three startups and acquired seven companies. 

Would you rather move a heavy object already in motion or one at rest? If you remember high school science, you’d choose the one with existing forward momentum. Starting a business follows the same principle.

It is much harder to get a new idea rolling than to augment a successful one that has tons of energy.

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Leonard Brody: The Great Rewrite

In today’s Octane blog, we bring EO members and non-members alike behind the scenes of 2019 EO Global Leadership Conference Macau (GLC), profiling Leonard Brody, one of the event’s carefully selected speakers who is known as “a leader of the new world order.” Brody is an award-winning entrepreneur, venture capitalist, bestselling author and two-time Emmy-nominated media visionary.

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The Future Is Now: GLC Emcee Pascal Finette Shares Wisdom for Entrepreneurs

We’re bringing EO members and non-members behind the scenes of 2019 EO Global Leadership Conference Macau (GLC) as we profile the event’s emcee, Pascal Finette. Pascal was a tech entrepreneur before there was even a web browser. He’s a renowned speaker, author, founder and revolutionary who loves working with changemakers who have the desire—and capacity—to make things better.

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Neville Sanjana: An Entrepreneur in Bioengineering

In today’s Octane blog, we bring EO members and non-members alike behind the scenes of 2019 EO Global Leadership Conference Macau (GLC), profiling one of the event’s carefully selected speakers, Dr. Neville Sanjana.

Neville Sanjana, PhD, is a core faculty member at the New York Genome Center and an assistant professor in the Departments of Biology and of Neuroscience and Physiology at New York University. He is holding a session at EO GLC’s Learning Day on 14 April 2019.

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A New Perspective on Alcohol Could Lead to Greater Success

Ruari Fairbairns is co-founder of One Year No Beer, a community of nearly 40,000 people in 90 countries who are resetting their relationship with alcohol. Ruari was a recent guest on EO 360°, a podcast by Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO). April is Alcohol Awareness Month in the US, with 5-7 April designated as Alcohol-Free Weekend. As we approach the weekend, we asked Ruari to share his journey in resetting his relationship with alcohol. Here’s what he shared.

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Having Trouble Delegating? Change Your Mindset

By Violet Lim, CEO and Co-Founder at Lunch Actually Group. A version of this article originally appeared on Violet’s LinkedIn blog. Violet is a member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Singapore.

During the last 14 years of building and growing my business, one of my favorite things to do has been to mentor employees—growing our associates from “newbies” to team leaders and, subsequently, to department heads.

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