Here’s What It Actually Takes to Make It as an Entrepreneur

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Entrepreneurship is never that easy and the stereotype of the startup founder is not representative of the technology world.

International Development: The Solution or a Part of the Problem?

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The world has problems. Big problems. They need big answers, ambitious projects and innovative solutions. And they cost money. Lots of it. Three trillion dollars over the past sixty years, […]

What Entrepreneurs Must Learn from Steve Jobs: iCan

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Clean energy entrepreneur and author unravels how entrepreneurs can take simple and accessible solutions Steve Jobs employed at Apple and apply them to new markets.

How to Make Stress Your Friend

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After more than a decade of telling patients stress was bad for their health, a Stanford University health psychologist finds that you can actually use it to your advantage and

Philanthropy is Another Form of Investment

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A new strategy emerges that makes bisecting of investing and philanthropy into two separate activities illogical according to veteran entrepreneur of five startups.

Thinking Big (Is Scary As Hell)

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Although daunting, serial entrepreneur, coach, and venture capitalist, Pascal Finette, challenges the typical startup to go to scale—arguing that it’s the only way how you can build truly great companies and change the world.

Mentors, Expect Nothing in Return

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Early-stage angel and venture capitalist details two constructs at the core at being an awesome mentor: Give Before You Get and Random Days.

What International Development Can Learn from Space Travel

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On September 11, 1962, President Kennedy visited the George C. Marshall Spaceflight Center where Dr. Wernher von Braun showed him a model of the Saturn C-5 rocket, the “vehicle designed […]

An Argument for Evidence-Based Policy at the Bottom of the Pyramid?

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While solutions may be context-specific at the bottom of the pyramid, the social innovation processes used to get to answers can be shared and scaled across geographies.

Want to Grow Your Leadership Skills? Beg for Feedback

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The head of Singularity University’s Startup Lab on why you should thank the person who gave you feedback first because they just gave you a huge gift—they told you something which you can use to become better at what you’re doing and become a better person in general.