How Australia’s mining decline is increasing Indigenous startups to bridge the economic and job gap
2018

 
 
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Self-determination and helping your community through Indigenous Entrepreneurship with business leader Nyunggai Warren Mundine.

Nyunggai Warren Mundine is a member of the Bundjalung First Nation of Australia and is a highly respected and influential businessman, political strategist and advocate for empowering the First Nations of Australia to build businesses and sustainable economies. His life and career have been shaped by a personal commitment to community and economic development.

A glimpse into the episode:

“The entrepreneur is a different area. An entrepreneur is a person who really shakes things up and makes a massive difference. In fact, if it wasn’t for the entrepreneur we wouldn’t be in the technology age that we’re in, and that’s across all sectors.” – Nyunggai Warren Mundine

Nyunggai’s favourite book(s):

  • Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty – Professor Daron Acemoglu & James Robinson

What you will learn from Nyunggai: 

  • Key success factors in business.
  • Building professional and political networks to grow your business.
  • The biggest challenge you need to face and overcome to become successful.