The Toxic Fox Show
About This Show
“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” Dr Suess.
Your purpose is to make a difference to the world we live in, through your business.
Whether your business is a BCorp, Profit with Purpose, Conscious Business – or Conscious Capitalism as it’s also known, Impact or Social Enterprise, basically you ‘give a damn!’ about health and wellness, sustainability, ethics and future generations.
Every week we interview people who run such businesses, asking them to share their journey, along with tips, tricks and tactics for running a conscious business.
Our aim is twofold: first, to inspire you to adopt and adapt the insights you gain from their stories in your business, and second, to create a community that will connect, collaborate, consolidate and grow.
Please join us: listen, review and share.
Most Recent Episode
Luke Tan | Conscious Consumption | Vegan | TFS012
Jun 11 16
Imagine growing up and being called a double scoop of ice cream with a cherry on top – the cherry being your head?
This is what the kids at school used to call today’s guest, Luke Tan, and it’s one of the many memories that have inspired him on his journey. An obese and sick child, Luke has been to some very dark places, including suicide, but thankfully he chose to change tracks and pursue a career in health and fitness.
Passionate about conscious consumption through plant-based athleticism, Luke – a vegan bodybuilder who has won many competitions – is the founder of three brands:
the Awake Method
the Evolved Generation
Live Green Live Lean
He is also a personal trainer, author, and connector of like-minded professionals.
In 2015, Luke and his wife Emily moved from Australia to Singapore to launch programs to help others in Asia to make a difference to their health through conscious consumption, specifically plant-based consumption.
Join Luke Tan and me as we chat about:
What conscious consumption means to him and what conscious athleticism is
Leveraging his work through social media
His health issues as a child
His aha! moment, depression and the effects
Why he chose veganism
Evolved Generation: a collective of vegan professionals
His role in World Vegan Day
Partnering with plant-based cafe, Supercharger Emporium
AWAKE Method: Awareness, Why, Action, Knowledge, Expression
His target market
The joys of working in Singapore
Business challenges: leading the team and growing his brand
The real challenge: quieting the noise and finding what’s important that will move him forward
The power of following your heart and foc