Tag: opportunity

Finding Opportunity in a Changing World

As social entrepreneurs continue to push the boundaries of capitalism and seek solutions to the world’s largest problems, Tom Bird offers this advice: “Build your ‘stone, sponge, crispness’ skillset.” Bird elaborates on that skillset in the interview below, but it’s a repertoire that has served him well. From a career in technology to decades on […]

Who Has The Guts To Change The World?

I saw this coming clearly. Five years ago I attempted to raise venture capital to start a free University. The opportunity was huge. You know a market is ripe for disruption when the price of something becomes outrageous in relationships to its value. Welcome to the cost of college. It’s not a secret that college […]