Feb. 18, 2021

27. From Corporate to Social Impact Entrepreneur, with Tarek Kholoussy.mp3

27. From Corporate to Social Impact Entrepreneur, with Tarek Kholoussy.mp3

Today we meet Tarek Kholoussy - founder of Nomads Giving Back! & Nomads Skillshare! - as he walks us through the different phases of his career. From working in New York corporate and experiencing lessons to creating two social enterprises run from the


🗽 Tarek started his career on the default path by working for one of the ‘Big 6’ accounting firms in New York City. 2:02😢 Shortly after moving to New York City, the unimaginable happened and the company he worked for went out of business. 4:25🌍 Tarek began traveling doing volunteer vacations in China, Zambia, Kenya, Sri Lanka and always felt so alive. 7:53🕴️He began to really feel the stark contrast between his two worlds. 9:19🏥 At a new corporate job, he used his first 15 days off to go to Zambia with Habitat for Humanity to help build homes for orphans. 11:55🤔 While in Zimbabwe Tarek tried to explain to his local guide what businessmen do in hospitals in the US. 14:22🪂🌞 His wake up call came when he returned to work and talked about his vacation with his colleagues.17:35🤷‍♂️ He noticed his values and desires just didn’t fit with the social norms of the environment he was in. 21:24📦 How one serendipitous meeting gave Tarek strength and confidence to go after his dreams. 28:40🫂 Tarek built a community bridge between foreigners and locals so nomads can give back to the communities they call home for a while. 31:40🤗 Learning from locals and seeing different perspectives on happiness and success is a huge blessing. 36:13🌠 Success is about inner peace. 37:51👌 His advice - keep doing more things that support the ways of living that you’re looking for. 39:34
Connect with Tarek:Websites:  https://nomadsgivingback.comhttps://nomadsskillshare.com Instagram handle: @nomadsgivingback @tarek.world @nomadsskillshareFB page:   NomadsGivingBack  & NomadsSkillshare

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