How to Create Extraordinary Change and Transform the World with Adam Braun of Pencils of Promise

SPI 102: How to Create Extraordinary Change and Transform the World with Adam Braun of Pencils of Promise
Date: 2014-03-24
Link: Smart Passive Income
 
Book: The Promise of the Pencil
A lot of people make the mistake of assuming they have to go huge from the very beginning.
The more people say no the more inspired you are to prove them wrong.
The term non-profit does a disservice to the industry. Is it the only term and starts with “non”.
Transform the world.
Every single person has the ability to create something out of what makes them most come alive.
You have to being by getting outside your comfort zone.
Do the small things that make other people feel big.
Whatever your areas of greatest vulnerability are are often the ones that yield the greatest reward.
Acknowledging a vulnerability is what makes it become a strength.
At some point you have to make a calculated bet as to where things are going to be.
Think about where the world will go in the next ten years and where your life can go during that same period and the difference in capability, resources, and networks that you will have access to. Craft the path to playing the most meaningful role you can in the world you want to see.
Think bigger about the impact you want to have on the world.