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Find Your Niche, Help the World

Title: Find Your Niche, Help the World
Date: 2015-01-21
Speaker: Shah Selbe (National Geographic Society)
Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
So often the limits on opportunity are the limits we put on ourselves.We are living in an amazing, remarkable time with opportunity literally being everywhere.
A lot of opportunity is in places you don’t expect it to be.
There is a lot of opportunity now–it is up to you to take it.
Think beyond the Silicon Valley bubble.
Get industry experience.
There are ways to be entrepreneurial when you are at a big company.
Engineers are the ones who build the society we live in.
The feeling that you get–the impact that you get–out of working on something without expecting anything in return has a profound effect on the person you are and what you end up wanting to do with your life.
So often the limits on opportunity are the limits we put on ourselves.
In the forty years we have lost over 50% of the wildlife on the planet.
Find your inspiration.
Put yourself out there. Try and fail. Pick yourself back up. The world needs you.
Nobody ever creates anything without failing before.