Some Thoughts on Elon Musk (the Book and the Man)

After countless suggestions, both from human friends and friendly algorithms predicting my book preferences, I finally downloaded the bestselling biography written by Ashlee Vance, Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future. Indeed, my...

Some Thoughts on Melissa Schilling’s Quirky

“I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.…Unless you have a lot of passion about this, you’re not going to survive. You’re going to give it up. So you’ve got to have an idea, or a...

Business for Good Podcast Co-Host Paul Shapiro on CNN

Just how will meat be produced in the future? A group of start-ups trying to feed the world with sustainable protein is now racing to commercialize the world’s first real meats grown without animals. Our co-host Paul Shapiro wrote a bestselling book on the topic, and...

Some Thoughts on Shoe Dog

“Let everyone else call your idea crazy…just keep going. Don’t stop. Don’t even think about stopping until you get there, and don’t give much thought to where ‘there’ is. Whatever comes, just don’t stop.” –Phil Knight, cofounder of Nike in Shoe Dog When...