#8 Paula Daniels: Living on the edge of your own invention
Paula Daniels is the co-founder and chair of the board of the Center for Good Food Purchasing, a nationwide program that uses the power of procurement at large public institutions to create a transparent and equitable food system that prioritizes the health and well-being of people, animals, and the environment.
In this conversation, we discuss...
the origin of the Good Food Purchasing program and the story of how it came to be over an 8 year period
thinking about problems & systems holistically
how to design solutions to problems you see
collaborate with people very diff to get important things done
how businesspeople should think about approaching government
always being on edge of own becoming
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