you heard it right - this is the idea that having fun can help save the world. To be more specific, a fun auction party can help save the world. The auction-event was made by the massively successful startup Chooose. Short story, Chooose offers a monthly-based subscription for individuals and businesses to buy quotas which … Continue reading How having fun can help save the world
Reading Jonny Schneiders book “Understanding design thinking, lean, and agile” (2017) I came over this highly intriguing sentence, about complex adaptive systems: “They’re unknowable: There are multiple truths, and the system cannot be described from only one perspective or language. That is, nobody really understands everything. And we can’t fully know anything. They’re intractable: That is, nobody … Continue reading Complexity, experience, and weakness of youth
Most people are looking to find their drive, recruiters want to find people with some of that drive, and ofc, to create a successful startup you should have plenty of passion and drive. Why is it that everyone is looking for drive, but no one really knows what it means? Well, at least most people … Continue reading What does it mean to “have drive”?
Ali Mannan Tirmizi became one of the 25 under 25 in 2017, and is now working with his team to ensure clean water for the world, through the project Xyla Water. Apply only if you want to make an impact If you're reading this, Congratulations! You just took the very first step. Either you have … Continue reading Guide to applying for YSI: Tips from a veteran
Working remotely means you won't physically be with the people you are working with. How can anyone actually work online, and think its fun? It`s getting more and more usual in the world. In Young Sustainable Impact, we have 25 participants from 18 countries, and they work online for 4 months, before meeting each other … Continue reading Work remotely and change the game
Sacrifice is incredibly hard for a lot of reasons. We are social creatures and to sacrifice your weekends, friends and time with people you care about seems stupid. It doesn`t seem fair that you can`t have it all, and at the same time. Do you really want to do something great? I don`t think anyone … Continue reading Are you able to sacrifice?
Sitting up in the evening, pushing in another hour at 22.00, you can often reflect about life. You can start thinking about the big questions of life. What is the meaning behind me sitting up, working longer, and harder to create something? As an entrepreneur, these questions don't disappear, but the answers I find make … Continue reading Why a value-based approach works
This article explains why lone genius is not a thing, focusing on group genius in creativity and innovation.
This is short about the philosophy of how the program is being built.