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Real Leaders Love People More Than Machines

In 1890, people predicted that Manhattan would be extinct in the next 60 years. Why? Horse poop. 4.5 million tons of manure were dropped in the New York City streets every year because of horses that took people to work. The ‘experts’ said Manhattan would be covered...

Hospitals Beware, Patients Are The New CEOs

When Robin Farmanfarmaian was a teenager, she was misdiagnosed with an autoimmune disease. In total, she had six major surgeries, was hospitalized 43 times, and had three organs removed. Robin was transmitted from hospital to hospital. She was taking a bunch of medication. She was...

Solving Homelessness Is a Human Right

For the first time in history, the member states of the UN have pledged to address the issue of eliminating poverty in the world using a new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). These SDG’s are a 17 part plan of action to eliminate poverty all...

Why You Should Stop Going To Networking Events

She asked me what my name was. Then she asked me what I did. I think it was the seventh time I heard this question, in this order. I was tired. Of the questions. Of the monotony. Of her eyes shifting to see who she...

Broke And Scared? Try This

I did not know how I was going to pay next month’s rent. I thought being an entrepreneur was more glorious than this. I thought I would sleep in and work in my pajamas and make a fortune online. Or I thought people would call me...

The Man Who Will Help 1 Billion People

Manav Subodh is helping one billion people take control of their entire destiny. His organization, 1 Million for 1 Billion (1M1B) is a skills development and entrepreneurship program. It will train one million young people to create jobs for one billion people. 1M1B focuses on youth...

Infectious Disease: The Beginning Of The End

You vomit. You sweat. You get a rash. Your body hurts all over. You may even die. Not fun. Every year, 2.5 billion people are at risk of catching Dengue fever. And there is almost nothing you can do about it. I was told that there...