Inspiration — Eddie Huang of Baohaus

Eddie Huang of Bao­haus NYC, in his talk dur­ing Big Omaha 2012 (May 11) pre­sented by Microsoft BizS­park. Pretty funny, and inspir­ing stuff.

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Huang is a writer, chef, entre­pre­neur and TV per­son­al­ity based in New York City. He is best known as the chef and owner of Bao­Haus, which has received crit­i­cal acclaim and cov­er­age from The New York Times, The New York Post, CNN, NBC, CBS, The Vil­lage Voice, Town & Coun­try, XXL, The Source, Com­plex, Entre­pre­neur, The Wall Street Jour­nal and many other out­lets. Eddie earned a flaw­less “$25 and Under” review from The New York Times, “Best Bun 2010″ from New York, “Best Fries” from Time­Out New York 2010 and Top 10 Eats The Vil­lage Voice.

Mem­o­rables…

Peo­ple are always like, ‘It’s not about money; it’s not about money…’

It is about money. You should not be embar­rassed to be about money, and I’m about money.

My belief is you can do more for peo­ple by being com­mer­cially viable,… And not only can you help with money, but if you have a valu­able prod­uct, peo­ple will lis­ten to what you have to say. And the most impor­tant thing is while you’re get­ting money, don’t for­get your ‘whys’.

Last but not least, the one on hav­ing too many pas­sion projects:

I don’t care… If I make a big enough impact, Wikipedia will explain that shit to them.

Haha—truth!

Fol­low him at:

Source: @exaktoh x Sil­i­con Prairie

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