Following KK's article on Gap Year earlier, which spurred discussion amongst the readers, a book on Gap Year experience is eventually born - let's look at Kenny Cheung's story so far.
Yuan GU, Founder and Director, AHA Social Innovation Center, Shanghai, shares the insider view on the major challenges facing the Chinese social entrepreneurship sector and what needs to be done -
This a the title of a book KK bought in China a couple of years ago - the insights have driven KK to initiate a number of talks bearing this title for different audiences. Here is the gist -
KK introduced a new title "The New Capitalist Manifesto: Building a Disruptively Better Business", written by Umair Haque, who argues that the current mode of capitalism is unsustainable and presents the blueprint for an infinitely better kind of business.
When growing number of organisations in Hong Kong introduce mentorship schemes in recent years, KK would like to share his experience in "Adopting a Mentor" -
Ming Wong, the Vice-Cair of Social Investors Club, published a series of articles on the development of social entrepreneurship in SCMP recently. Here are some of the articles for HKSEF supporters.
Consumption has been the fuel that has driven the engine of global capitalism. The recent financial crisis has seen the West's leading economists and policy makers urging Asia to make a conscious effort to consume more and thereby help save the global economy. Consumptionomics argues that this blinkered view needs to be replaced by a more rational approach to the challenges of the 21st century. See how KK recommends this book -
Denis Chang, Senior Counsel in private practice, or you might call a “past half-time” newcomer to social entrepreneurship as a civic movement - shared his multidimensional thoughts on social entrepreneurship.
This new book is a must-read for 2011. One could be greatly influenced by the contents of the book and would rethink how one could make his/her contribution to changing the world for the better. See how KK recommends this book -
KK listed the five "Books of the Year" - to recommend to the readers some important books containing knowledge and insights that could deepen the social entrepreneurship movement, with the hope that those who read and learn from these books could become part of a community providing intellectual leadership for promoting and sustaining social entrepreneurship in this part of the world.