Disruptive Innovation - An inspirational Story of a social entrepreneur
WELCOME TO THE 100TH EPISODE COUNTDOWN!!
In today's episode, you will learn more about:
Disruptive innovation that creates a new market, eventually taking over [think: Uber, Airbnb]
TABOO conversations or shameful space
In the business of the 5 P’s: pizza, period, pee, poop & parenting
The mystery of life is: you never know when it’s going to end.
The 3 most important pieces for a powerful brand - Miki’s Secret Sauce
Her business up-hill battle
Favorite quote from Miki in this episode >>
“I believe the future of entrepreneurship is SOCIAL entrepreneurship - You can’t build a business without having a give back element to it anymore, especially the next generation, who is really concerned with the planet, about the rest of the world and how we truly are the lucky ones who won the lottery of life and it’s our duty to support those who don’t have what we do.” -Miki Agrawal
Questioning the status quo and our societal conditioning
Plus, much more…
Miki Agrawal is a serial social entrepreneur. She was the recipient of The Tribeca Film Festival’s “Disruptive Innovation Award”, she was named “2017 Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum”, “Social Entrepreneur of the Year” by the World Technology Summit, she was one of INC Magazine’s “Most Impressive Women Entrepreneurs of 2016”, Forbes’ “Top 20 Millennials on a Mission”, and made the cover of Entrepreneur Magazine in 2016. Most recently, she was named Fast Company’s Most Creative People in 2018.
She is the founder of the acclaimed farm-to-table, alternative pizza concept called WILD (www.eatdrinkwild.com) with 3 locations in New York City, one in Guatemala and more on the way.
She co-founded THINX (www.shethinx.com), a high-tech, period-proof underwear brand and led the company as CEO to a valuation of over $150 Million and to Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2017, all while helping tens of millions of women period better. She also co-founded Icon, a high-tech pee-proof underwear brand that helps women manage light bladder leakage.
She most recently founded TUSHY (www.hellotushy.com), a company that is revolutionizing the American toilet category with a modern, affordable, designer bidet attachment that both upgrades human health & hygiene as well as the environment from wasteful toilet paper consumption. She and her team are also helping fight the global sanitation crisis by bringing clean latrines to underserved communities in India through their partnership with Samagra.
Harper Collins published her first book entitled "DO COOL SH*T" on entrepreneurship and lifestyle design and Hay House is publishing her second book “Disrupt-Her” coming out 2019.
Miki is an identical twin, half-Japanese, half-Indian French Canadian, former professional soccer player, graduate of Cornell University and proud new mama of Hiro Happy.
Visit Miki Online: www.mikiagrawal.com