La société à mission nous a donné un cadre pour faire des choix.
Entreprendre dans un nouveau pays, c'est comme entreprendre sur un nouveau marché : c'est difficile mais pas impossible.
Je suis bien contente d'avoir échoué en médecine
J'ai appris à vulgariser mon projet auprès de lycéens mais aussi d'investisseurs
Don't fall in love with your technology!
Il faut convaincre les investisseurs que ce que l'on fait ce n'est pas de la science-fiction !
France is a great destination for deep-tech startups!
Avant de me lancer, j’avais le syndrome de l’imposteur.
L’entrepreneuriat, c’était loin d’être la suite logique dans mon parcours.
Pourquoi ne pas sortir ces outils du labo et en faire un projet entrepreneurial ?
Ce n’est pas parce qu’on travaille dans l’impact que tout est rose
Si ce n’est pas moi qui le fait, qui d’autre le ferait?
C'est sain de se poser régulièrement la question de l'alignement entre ses valeurs et celles de l'entreprise dans laquelle on travaille.
Prendre 20 minutes par jour pour faire une activité qui vous met en joie, c’est comme mettre une touche de parfum dans votre journée
Une chose que j’ai apprise dans l’entrepreneuriat et que j’ai réussi à transférer à mes équipes, c’est le droit à l’erreur.
Young people are looking for meaning. We want to break out of the disciplinary silos to train them for the major issues of tomorrow
One of the obstacles to institutions taking action is the fear of losing places in the major rankings, which are very prescriptive. However, the evaluation criteria they use are counterproductive in relation to the challenges of the ecological and social transition. If we manage to change the major rankings, we will change all higher education institutions.
Our goal is to transform our core business to give students all the keys they need for the world of tomorrow
To talk to students, you need students
The risk of my job is to become an ecological guarantor. To avoid that, you have to succeed in engaging people around your project.
I had to regain confidence in myself and in my project, and be convinced of our impact.
Every time I listened to my fears, I found myself in complicated situations.
You have to accept that you won't find the answer right away and that you will be uncertain.
Not having an eco-model is taking the risk of losing the passion
Taking time for yourself also allows you to explore new ideas
Dare to experiment and trust your feelings
To convince my boss, I wanted to talk to him about the man he had in front of him and not the employee
The company is a huge playground and every employee has power over the company.
Meeting in real life has been the foundation for launching our volunteer community
I have a deep sense of belonging having been able to find my culture in my work and I feel at peace when I talk about it.
Just because you've been incubated once doesn't mean you don't need it afterwards
It is almost a question of survival to be demanding about the choice of your clients
Never forget why we do things
Communicating responsibly is a real work in progress
We learn more easily from our failures than from the success of others
In business school, we are trained to go to large groups
We were young, we had no capital, no savings and no family to help us. Not even an idea. But a problem to solve!
What does it cost to try?
I really knew what I wanted to do because I tested it emotionally and sensorially
We have chosen to focus on strengthening our profitability rather than on the strong valuation of our company
That's the great strength of freelancing, you work for yourself, so you can say yes but also no.
I assume that we all have transferable skills
I started Ecosia France by applying permaculture principles to a tech company, to see if it worked
Meaning at work is subjective. It is not the same for you as for me. Once we've said that, we have to try to find out what gives meaning to each of us
Transparency has made it possible to free up dialogue between partners and, above all, to create a shift in posture from mistrust to trust
Finance is a real lever to change behaviour and the way companies will evolve in the right direction
Engagement must be everywhere, as inequalities are everywhere.
Changing the name of your organisation is not a trivial act.
My classmates went into consulting or finance but I didn't fit in at all.
I didn't trust myself, I had to get over my impostor syndrome.
I can't play at being someone else.
With my partner, the mayonnaise took off!
The crisis has given us the opportunity to radically change the rules of the game by implementing our deepest convictions.
For us to have a powerful impact, we need to combine our strengths.
If we really want to change things socially, we have to be able to talk in terms of mass value rather than ratios and percentages
We wanted to create a citizen's reappropriation of the energy issue
When you throw yourself into all the fronts at once, you dilute your energy, you disperse your forces, you get exhausted and you don't necessarily make progress on the projects that count.
The transformation of traditional economic models raises the difficulty of transforming our mental models.
Sharing good travel tips with as many people as possible so that travel is accessible to all!
Ikigai brings together 4 pillars: what I love to do, what I am good at, what the world needs, and what I could get paid for. It was perfect!
This openness to change has allowed me to find a balance between my professional life and my values
First of all, you have to have a project that motivates you, that takes you by the guts and that makes sense.
You always have to remember that for any project, you have to put people at the heart of it. And that means spending time building solid relationships, understanding the history of those around you, understanding what drives them, what upsets them, what gives them hope.
It is our will to keep our independence on the whole brand and to be master of our ethical choices at any time.
Tomorrow we will no longer say I'm going to do my shopping but I'm going to pay my producers.
I had to tame the symbolism that I put on the management function: for me, an association director was a superwoman who knew how to do everything.
reativity is a muscle that must be strengthened individually and collectively to create value within the company.
First prove by A+B that it works, and once you have a proof of concept, go and get funding to scale it up
I wanted to use my skills from business school for social impact projects
You have to have the spark in yourself to be able to ignite it in others.
The political responsibility of a mayor is to implement solutions, not just talk about them
Surround yourself well, know how to delegate and surround yourself with knowledge that is complementary to your own
It is important to think about creating the conditions for a potential departure of the founder of the company because a company is a bit like a child, once it has been brought into the world, it must be allowed to emancipate itself.
We have found a model that allows these two circuits to be complementary and not in conflict.
I don't define myself as a born entrepreneur, but as a curious person who wanted to have a real role.
You have to carry your project and feel legitimate just like an entrepreneur at the helm of his company.
You have to listen and be open to criticism in order to adapt your proposal
It was quickly realised that the 4-day week highlighted everything that was dysfunctional or just about working in the organisation
If you wait until everything is well organised and secure, there is a risk of never getting started
We used to feel illegitimate for many reasons that now seem trivial.
Make a brand that is consistent with you, so that you can talk about it well.
We challenge our various stakeholders above all on ecology
The question of remuneration hides the question of the relationship we have with work
Everyone is a bearer of knowledge for others.
Before, there were incomprehensible tables on the packaging, designed to avoid giving real transparency to the food: this had to change
Learn from the experiences of others
It is important to be consistent in engaging employees.
Our studies can have an impact on a career path that we had not imagined!
If you want change in a company, you need ambassadors.
We are keen to get all the stakeholders on board, so that this project becomes theirs too.
Progress is only made by measuring.
We start with people's dreams!
It's OK not to know and to ask questions