Hindol Sengupta – Founder of the Whypoll Trust

Hindol Sengupta - Founder of the Whypoll Trust

[quote style=”boxed”]Start earlier. I sometimes feel I wasted a lot of time. I could have started a few years earlier.[/quote] Hindol Sengupta is the founder, along with fellow journalist Shweta Punj, of the Whypoll Trust, India’s only open government platform. Hindol has worked for more than a decade as a…

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Piyush Mangukiya – Founder of EduCare

Hindol Sengupta - Founder of the Whypoll Trust

[quote style=”boxed”]The earlier you fail in your life the luckier you are. I have experienced failure very early on in my life and it has taught me a lot.[/quote] Piyush Mangukiya is the founder of a socially responsible online education company, EduCare. EduCare provides online one-on-one tutoring and develops educational…

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Rebecca Pontius – Co-founder of the Do Good Bus

Hindol Sengupta - Founder of the Whypoll Trust

[quote style=”boxed”]Take chances.  If you believe in your idea, big or small, go for it.  It’s scary to quit your job or go against the grain, but it is so unbelievably rewarding.[/quote] Rebecca Pontius is co-founder of the Do Good Bus — a transportable community service venture based in Los…

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Jake Wood

Hindol Sengupta - Founder of the Whypoll Trust

I’d find a way to pay myself sooner.  I wasn’t able to dive in fully because I was constantly worried about putting food on the table–and my work suffered as a result. Jake Wood serves as President of Team Rubicon, the organization he co-founded following the massive earthquake in Haiti. …

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Elliot Katz – Founder of In Defense of Animals

Hindol Sengupta - Founder of the Whypoll Trust

Elliot Katz, DVM, is the Founder and President Emeritus of the animal protection organization, In Defense of Animals (IDA). Founded in 1983, IDA is an international animal protection organization dedicated to ending the abuse and exploitation of animals by advocating for, and protecting their rights, welfare and habitats; as well as…

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Esther Jacobs – Founder of Coins for Care

Hindol Sengupta - Founder of the Whypoll Trust

[quote]If you have a dream you want to realize, whether is is big or small, personal of business, for yourself or for a better world: don’t keep it to yourself. As soon as you start talking about your dream things will be set in motion. Other people want to help,…

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Tom van Bokhoven – Co-founder of Green Claim

Hindol Sengupta - Founder of the Whypoll Trust

[quote style=”boxed”]Throw of all conventional thinking, lose shame and just start doing things. This helps me achieve everything I want and I meet cool people this way. When things don’t work out the way I want I’ll just start again or try something new, who cares about your failures.[/quote] Green…

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Ben Wagner and Jonathan Yagel – Two of The Guys Behind Lifekraze

Hindol Sengupta - Founder of the Whypoll Trust

[quote style=”boxed”]I washed fences for a while. My lesson: You’ve got to stop scrubbing every now and then to add bleach to the solution. For me now, that means you’ve got to take time to rest—if you keep working and working and working without pause, you end up working inefficiently…

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Leigh Morlock – Co-Founder of Push Pull Cambodia

Hindol Sengupta - Founder of the Whypoll Trust

[quote style=”boxed”]I’ve had a few less than desirable jobs and they all have one thing in common: terrible work environments created by poor management. If accounting ever challenges you to choose between paying vendors and collecting your salary, find a new gig. If management routinely engages in screaming matches, fear…

Meet Leigh Morlock – Co-Founder of Push Pull Cambodia