Michael Schubert was giving out keys when I first met him. He said the keys were an open invitation to come to his house in the Riau Islands of Indonesia. That invitation was about more than hospitality; it was about a heart and a vision for people. For the past 4 weeks, the team at […]
Story by Michael Schubert, Co-founder, Telunas Resorts (on behalf of Telunas Leadership team). Twenty years ago I heard a professor speak these six words and it sparked something within me that continues to be kindled as I dream about the future. It’s not enough to dream, but we need to live out our dreams and put […]
By Eric Baldwin, cofounder of Telunas Resorts. In spite of all the talk and hype these days about social impact businesses, I’m surprised at how few companies I’ve come across that have made the decision to be one. At worst, it is perceived to be impossible and too complex. At best, it is secondary to the main […]
Story by Santi, Training and Staff Development Coordinator, Telunas Resorts. I have grown to love Telunas and have found that my love for it continues to grow in many different ways. One thing I have always loved about this place is its white sandy beach. Beaches are unique in that they are the only place where sand […]
Story by Eric Baldwin, co-founder of Telunas Resorts. We know and believe that community renewal and business success are not mutually exclusive. But they are not an easy pairing either.
Story by Michael Schubert, Co-founder, Telunas Resorts. “You are a lot smarter now than you were 10 years ago!” remarked Pak Talib, the village leader from a nearby island, as we were getting ready to start our work project. I thought this was the first time I met him, but it was actually our second meeting. […]
For the last two weeks on VentureCompassion.com, the team at Telunas Resorts has shared stories about their mission to see holistic community renewal in the Riau Islands of Indonesia through geo-tourism.