Entrepreneurs almost always have to step out of existing institutions that embody old ways of doing things to build their vision.
We have to teach empathy as we do literacy.
The life purpose of the true social entrepreneur is to change the world.
Every successful organization has to make the transition from a world defined primarily by repetition to one primarily defined by change. This is the biggest transformation in the structure of how humans work together since the Agricultural Revolution.
Public service and respect for ideas is a recurrent theme in both the American and Australian sides of my family.
In 1962, when I was 19, I visited India. With introductions from people involved in the U.S. civil rights movement, I was able to visit with several of the leading Gandhians there. The hundred-to-one difference in average per capita income between America and India at the time was a stark reality for the people who became my friends there.