Dec. 13, 2021

Andrew Akib | On Purpose Driven Business and Transdisciplinarity

Andrew Akib | On Purpose Driven Business and Transdisciplinarity

Andrew is the Co-Founder and CEO of Maslow. Maslow is a voice-enabled rehabilitation assistant for young people living with paralysis. Andrew is a musician and artist at heart and says that is how he learned to be a leader, innovator, and problem solver.

My 3 takeaways from this episode:
1. importance of transdisciplinarity
2. benefits of purpose-driven companies
3. value in trusting your gut

Connect with Andrew
https://www.maslow.io/

All links in one place
https://linktr.ee/graduatetheory

Direct Links
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00:00 Andrew Akib
00:29 Intro
01:34 How did Andrew Get into Consulting from Music
08:11 Music not seen as a traditional consulting degree
08:50 What Artists are good at
09:43 How Andrew ended up in the disability space
17:45 Noticing and Taking Opportunities
19:05 Passions and Identity
21:16 Transdisciplinarity
24:27 Range
26:48 Purpose Driven Businesses
30:17 Excitment for Purpose Driven companies 
33:52 Companies and Founders that Inspire Andrew
35:53 Dealing with Self-Doubt
39:14 Advice for Early Career
42:12 Connect with Andrew