01 Jun '12, 9am

Paul Hawken: Be Bold and Fail

Paul Hawken: Be Bold and Fail

There are a ton of sustainable business ideas out there. Some of these ideas gradually build upon prior technology. Other ideas catapult us beyond our imaginations. So what should an entrepreneur do? If we ask environmentalist and entrepreneur, Paul Hawken, he suggests to be bold and fail. Hawken gave the opening keynote to a group of entrepreneurs at the inaugural Green Business Base Camp (GBBC) in Los Angeles, CA. As the name implies, GBBC is an accelerator for Green Business and Cleantech Entrepreneurs. Hawken reflected and shared his entrepreneurial insights from past experiences. Be bold Entrepreneurs have the unique ability, not only to identify what people need in the future, but also to jump on it and try to make that possible future a veritable reality. Many decades ago, Hawken started his first business, a natural foods business. This was a bold move, because his...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/06/paul-hawken-be-bold-f...

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