Steve Frazee is a writer, social entrepreneur, and executive consultant,who believes that business holds the key to creating and distributing well being on the planet. He is Co-Founder of HUB Grand Rapids, the West Michigan installation of the global HUB Network for social enterprise and innovation. He is licensee for TEDxGrandRapids in Grand Rapids, Michigan USA. Steve likes to work with passionate people on big problems. He is currently developing a simple system to measure and treat human suffering and writing a children's book about the birth of the cosmos.
TEDGlobal 2011, TEDGlobal 2009
Areas of Expertise
Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Startup Management, Human and Spiritual Development
An idea worth spreading
We each get about 30,000 days in life if we are lucky. What we do with those days is what gives life meaning. Don't waste a single day.
Let’s bring a sense of wonder back to human institutions and teach not just how to survive, but how to thrive!
I'm passionate about
1. Forms of commerce that naturally decrease human suffering and improve well being. 2. Forms of spirituality that transcend and include rational thought to inform the human experience.
Talk to me about
Your Highest Purpose? Have you found it? How did you find it? What changed?
People don't know I'm good at
Crafting intimate seven course meals with wine pairings. I also like making business models in Excel. (yeah, geeky, but I love it).
My TED story
TEDGlobal 2009 was my first TED conference. May 12th was our first TEDxGrandRapids where we hosted 650 thought leaders. I am very excited to return to TEDGlobal in 2011 to meet new people and share ideas worth spreading!