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10.New San Francisco Office and Event Space
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THE CRAZY ONES 
 
 
“Here's to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They're not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify, or vilify them. About the only thing you can't do is ignore them. Because they change things. They push the human race forward. And while some may see them as the crazy ones, we see genius. Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.” (Apple Inc.)  [More...]
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What makes a surfer take on a 50 foot wave, or a driver become a Formula 1 champion? Who has the discipline to become a Navy Seal and win the Medal of Honor? What would make someone throw themselves into an avalanche? Find out in our first live webcast with Andy Walshe, High Performance Director for Red Bull.
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ADVANCE INNOVATION - GROW YOUR COMPANY
 
Advance Innovation kicks off in Sydney and Melbourne this month. We have gathered some of the brightest minds to elevate and inspire Australia’s innovation and entrepreneurial community and connect them with Australia's and Silicon Valley's most successful entrepreneurs.
 
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HOW TO GET AN ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET -
GET READY FOR ADVANCE TV
 
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Mick Johnson is a serial entrepreneur and now works for Facebook. Advance TV sat down with Mick to discuss how to get an entrepreneurial mindset. The video will be released shortly, but check out Mick’s interview on staying hungry, coping with risk and surrounding yourself with the right people. 
 
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 THERE IS NOTHING TO FEAR SAYS JAMES CAMERON ON AUSTRALIA'S CLIMATE LEGISLATION

JAMES_CAMERON.jpgThe proposed Australian climate legislation is a perfect opportunity to improve on the European model, energize business and innovation and grow the Australian economy by supporting china’s demand for resource efficiency and green technologies. James Cameron is a member of the Advance Green Network Advisory Group.
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SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT AND THE POWER OF INNOVATION 
Sustainability is important to making sure that we have, and will continue to have, the water, materials, and resources to protect human health and our environment. [More...]
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ASIA'S ECONOMY - TIPS AND INSIGHTS  
 
peterflavel90.jpgPeter Flavel, a member of the Advance Asia Advisory Group and the Chief Executive Officer of J.P. Morgan Private Wealth Management in Asia, offers his insights about the economy in Asia. Here’s a snapshot of his thoughts. [More...] 
 


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 TRUE BREW - A FRENCH COFFEE LOVE STORY

paris_article.jpgParis might be the city of love, but that love hasn’t traditionally extended to coffee. Sniffing an opportunity, young Australian entrepreneur Tom Clark is hoping to effect a cultural change – one freshly ground bean at a time.“Looking for a decent cup of coffee became an obsession because I couldn’t find it. So I started thinking about bringing a simple coffee cart over,” he says. [More...]
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THE ASPIRATION INITIATIVE NEW YORK EVENT
 
aspiration_initiative.jpegIn 2010, Rebecca Richards became the first Indigenous Australian Rhodes Scholar in the program’s 108 year history.  In October, she joined Paul Gray and Christian Thompson, the inaugural Charlie Perkins Scholars, as the first Indigenous students at Oxford University.  Yet, in spite of these successes, and the fact that there are over 10,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at Australian universities, there is still a long way to go. [More...]
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NEW SAN FRANCISCO OFFICE AND EVENT SPACE
 
Advance teamed up with Wok+Wine, the world’s most delicious social network to launch our new office and event space in San Francisco. 50 inspiring guests got their hands dirty in the making of a communal feast on our roof top. 



 

UPCOMING
EVENTS
 
Global Event
Wed 2 / Thu 3 Nov
  
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Hong Kong
Fri 25 Nov
Countdown to
COP 17


Thu 23 - Tue 28 Feb

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London   
Mon 7 November
Arts Network Meeting

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Melbourne
Mon 7-Wed 9 Nov
 
Thu 17 November
New York
Wed 2 - Sun 6 Nov
Chunky Move: Connections

Tues 8-Sun 13 Nov 
 
Tue 29 November
The Aspiration Initiative New York Event


Mon 31 Oct - Sun 13 Nov
 
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Paris
 
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Shanghai
Wed 9 - Fri 11 Nov
AmCham CSR Conference


Sydney
Tue 15 November 
 
 
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Stay connected
  
 
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Four weeks left to nominate for the Advance Global Australian Awards  

Who inspires you? Do you know a change maker putting Australia on the map? An outstanding leader making waves overseas? Now is the time to bring their success stories home and recognise their achievements.
 
 
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