"The world's biggest problems are also the world's biggest opportunities."
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." — Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Education is the most powerful weapon we can use to change the world.” -Nelson Mandela
"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding." - Albert Einstein
“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” ― Maya Angelou
“Unilever is the largest NGO in the world. We have helped 303 million improve their health with hand washing campaigns. Our goal is 1 billion.”
"It’s easy to get excited about an idea—one that you think is going to change the world. Yet seemingly great ideas are often received with indifference, if not outright rejection, by their intended beneficiaries."
"There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all."
"Seventy-three percent of millennials don’t believe government can solve today’s issues alone, and eighty-three percent want business to get more involved."
"It is the work that serves the community; the business of the worker is to serve the work."
As I see it, there are two great forces of human nature: self-interest and caring for others. Capitalism harnesses self-interest in helpful and sustainable ways, but only on behalf of those who can pay. Philanthropy and government aid channel our caring for those who can’t pay but the resources run out before they meet the need. To provide for the poor we need a system that draws in innovators and businesses in a far better way … I like to call this system creative capitalism…
Position yourself and wait for the wave to come to you. So then you ask, Position myself where? Position yourself with something that captures your curiosity, something that you’re missionary about.
Why are we here? Many people assume, wrongly, that a company exists solely to make money. People get together and exist as a company so that they are able to accomplish something collectively that they could not accomplish separately – they make a contribution to society.
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