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Welcome to seeds, a show where we talk with people making a positive impact with their lives.  We are particularly interested in social enterprises and entrepreneurs.  We listen to them reflect on their journeys and take time to dig deeper in order to better understand what really motivates their choices. 

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A few articles I've written recently on social enterprise in New Zealand here, why social enterprise matters here, discussing the idea of new legal structures here, on Maoritanga and its lessons for social enterprises here, how it relates to charity here and 5 key questions for social enterprises here and quoted in recent Stuff article here and on exponential technology here. 

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Apr 8, 2019

Wil co-founded EPIC (Enterprise Precinct and Innovation Campus) a unique building which houses many start-ups and tech companies in central Christchurch.  As one of the first buildings to go up following the earthquakes there is an amazing story behind the building which we discover in this interview.  Wil also shares his background growing up in the UK and how he ended up in New Zealand.  We also discuss what makes a good salesperson, key elements that make up a great team and what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur.

EPIC: https://epicinnovation.co.nz/

info@epicinnovation.co.nz

TedX Christchurch talk: http://www.tedxchristchurch.com/wil-mclellan

Bio from the EPIC website:

  • Executive Director of Vision & Strategy at EPIC Innovation
  • Eisenhower Fellow

 

My work leading businesses development for large organizations in the UK and New Zealand, gave me the appreciation of the value of empowered collaborative teams working closely with clients – as one team. My work co-founding the Enterprise Precinct and Innovation Campus (EPIC) with Colin Andersen has now presented the opportunity to work with a vast array of global entrepreneurs, startups, SME’s, international corporations and Governments.