Founder of Shadoka and other companies. Shadoka enables entrepreneurship, growth, & social impact. Formerly of GE, and other global brands. Author of “Everything Connects – How to Transform and Lead in the Age of Creativity, Innovation and Sustainability” (McGraw Hill, 2014), and other books. Follow Faisal on Twitter @faisal_hoque.
My grandmother, who lived in a remote village in Bangladesh, was barely five feet tall, skinny as a rod, and very soft-spoken. She could barely read or write and never had a formal education, yet she successfully managed a farming and sharecropping business, overseeing a network of farmers, merchants, and seasonal workers, all while raising […]