How to Problem Solve as an Entrepreneur – with Naveen Jain. Naveen is an entrepreneur and philanthropist driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges through innovation. A man who knows no limits, Naveen pushes big dreams into action, spurring massive cultural and technological change. His audacious vision and magnetic personality continually inspires others to follow their dreams and achieve what feels impossible.
The founder of Moon Express, World Innovation Institute, iNome, TalentWise, Intelius, and Infospace, Naveen sees beyond the current business and technological landscape, creating companies that make a true impact.
Recorded live at the Genius Network Annual Event.
Here’s a glance at what you’ll learn from Naveen in this episode:
- Entrepreneurial Problem Solving: Why there isn’t a problem in the world entrepreneurship and innovation can’t solve
- Naveen shares his definition of an entrepreneur, his definition of success and how entrepreneurs can transform the world
- The mindset of entrepreneurs who build billion dollar companies
- Why the biggest problems in the world are your biggest opportunity to create wealth
- Naveen reveals a unique way to change the education system so it is more effective
- How Naveen went from being poor and a having a dream to becoming a successful entrepreneur
- There are three types of people in the world. 0:20
- Entrepreneurs are the people who go out and actually solve problems. 0:30
- The entrepreneur mindset. 1:05
- “It’s easier to build a billion dollar company than a hundred million dollar company, you have to think so small!” -Naveen Jain 1:30
- Never be afraid to say my company is profitable and I make money. 1:45
- Go out and think about the large problems, think about how innovation can solve it.2:25
- The land of opportunity and celebrating their success. 3:30
- Poverty and education are a correlation, not a causation. 5:00
- The brain is good at pattern matching and motion, our education system is behind the times. 5:40
- Modern education is like an industrial conveyor belt. 6:45
- What if we group students according to how they learn instead? 7:10
- “Success is not defined by how much money you have in the bank, it’s defined by how many lives you can improve.” -Naveen Jain 8:50
- Think like an entrepreneur. 9:20