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Think Big. Act Small.

Last week, I again had the pleasure of hosting the Vermont Council on World Affairs. This time, we had a dynamic group of students from Africa studying entrepreneurship and business,  and I introduced them to the quantum leap concept and course material. We only spent a few hours together, but we got deep quickly. These students were not messing around …

What Do You Really Want?

When I was in my early twenties, I had my mind on money and money on my mind. I believed that once I reached a certain amount of annual income, I would feel a certain way. For me, that number was $500,000. $500,000 = happiness. I had tied my future happiness and joy to seeing that number on my tax …