Ep. #19 – Health is Wealth: How To Make Your Team Healthier & More Productive

Whether you run a startup or have an established company, a healthy workplace is more important than ever before. While certain perks and benefits have an advantage, employees that eat healthily and are engaged in physical activities are known to perform better than others and are overall more motivated.

Did you know that even Jack Ma of Alibaba offers mandatory Tai Chi to all of his employees?

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Disrupting Asia Weekly Roundup #4 (November 16th 2018)

Welcome to our latest Weekly Roundup!

Our Roundup series is designed to give you a brief summary of what happened in the business and entrepreneurial space around Asia:

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7 Industries That Are Ready For Disruption in Asia

With lots of startups in the tech industry popping up and/or getting lots of funding, there are still many untapped industries that are ready for disruption. Often these industries haven’t changed in years or even decades and desperately need an overhaul.

Take for example the school system – which is totally outdated in nearly every country. In addition, teachers are not given enough creative freedom when it comes to designing and managing classes and activities.

Another point is regulations – but rules and regulations shouldn’t stop one from inventing things. When companies like Airbnb and Uber first appeared, there were no laws and regulations in place, hence it was a gray area – but this gray certainly benefited their customers and employees.

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Ep. #18 – Why You Should Start Thinking As An Entrepreneur

Why you should start thinking as an entrepreneur – even if you’re not intending to start your own business now or any time soon, it’s crucial to take a look at some of the traits entrepreneurs in order to have a successful career.

What You’ll Discover in this Episode:

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Disrupting Asia Weekly Roundup #3 (November 2nd 2018)

Welcome to our latest Weekly Roundup!

Our Roundup series is designed to give you a brief summary of what happened in the business and entrepreneurial space around Asia:

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Ep. #17 – 23 Ways To Get Feedback On Your Product Or Idea

As most of us you probably come up with lots of great ideas, however, in most cases we don’t know whether they would work or not.

A great idea is also just an idea without validation.

While your idea may seem great at first glance and you’re probably super excited, you also have to the dirty part – which is getting feedback for this very idea to see if there’s actually demand for it.

And no, it’s not just enough to find a niche in the market. The key here is to figure whether there is actually a market for this niche.

Here’s this week’s podcast for you – and if you prefer to read it, simply scroll a bit down.

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Disrupting Asia Weekly Roundup #2 (October 26th 2018)

Welcome to our second Weekly Roundup!

Our Roundup series is designed to give you a brief summary of what happened in the business and entrepreneurial space around Asia:

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Storytelling Lesson by Indonesia’s President Jokowi

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Believe it or not but there are quite a few sassy government heads that know how to capture an audience’s attention (in a positive way).

You can tell by the person’s charisma why he or she got elected in the first place and why so many people are drawn to that very person. It’s often attributed to the way they talk, about what they talk, the way how they interact with their people and a good portion of humbleness.

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Ep. #16 – Interview with Toshiki Abe of Ridilover Japan

In this episode, we are talking with Toshiki Abe, a pioneer in social tourism with a great mission about social tourism in Japan and beyond.

Toshiki Abe founded Ridilover Japan, a tour operator that organizes over 300 unique tours and trips to address social issues like homelessness. Listed on Forbes 30-under-30 2016 Toshiki and his team are passionate about their mission of making a difference. Listen to this week’s episode and get inspired:

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Disrupting Asia Weekly Roundup #1 (October 19th 2018)

This is our first weekly roundup where we give you news and information about what happened the past week on Disrupting Asia and across the startup and business landscape of Asia.

Also, you will get a sneak preview of what’s coming up on Disrupting Asia’s podcast next week:

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