The Unipreneurs Podcast
Gregg Vanourek - Entrepreneurship and Life Design Teacher
On today’s podcast episode, Alexa is joined again by Johann Gross who is filling in for Emma during her trip. Johann is a former student founder still active in the startup scene and he currently works full-time as Partner Manager at the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship. They are SO EXCITED to be interviewing a very special guest – Gregg Vanourek.
Gregg is a high-impact executive, leadership developer, changemaker, and award-winning author – training and speaking internationally on leadership, entrepreneurship, and life design -- which is all about connecting personal and professional excellence. Gregg is one of the most popular teachers from the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship and he’s in town this weekend to host a Design your life workshop for students here in Stockholm. Previously, Gregg was the Former Vice Director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management Program at the KTH-Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and was also the Vice Center Director for the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship.
He is also a Former tech startup executive for K12 Inc. (which is now a market leader with $900 million in sales annually). He is the Co-author of three influential books: “Triple Crown Leadership”, “LIFE Entrepreneurs” (a clarion call for people seeking to infuse their life and work with purpose and passion), and “Charter Schools in Action.” His writing has appeared in or been reviewed by Fast Company, BusinessWeek, U.S. News & World Report, New York Times, Entrepreneur, Inc., Harvard Business blogs. Finally, Gregg was also a student himself. He Graduated from the Yale School of Management (M.B.A.), London School of Economics and Political Science (M.Sc.), and Claremont McKenna College (B.A., magna cum laude, and Academic All American soccer player).
Follow Gregg's journey:
TEDx talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7KWdzvenmo
Twitter: @gvanourek / @TripleCrownLead
Other great people/things mentioned:
- Growth Mindset by Dr. Carol Dweck
- Let Your Life Speak: Listening for the Voice of Vocation - Parker Palmer
- The Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship: http://www.sses.se
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