On September 17th, my son Jason will be swimming in the Aquathon to benefit Abilities United, a great organization with a great mission–helping adults and children with disabilities be included and appreciated. As usual, I’m going to leverage the power of the internet to advance this cause! If you go to Jason’s Aquathon page and … Continue reading Donate to a Great Cause and Talk With Me
Seven years ago, Jennifer Goodman Linn, the wife of my old HBS classmate and basketball buddy Dave Linn, was diagnosed with with a rare soft-tissue cancer. Most people, when facing such a challenge, turn inward to focus on fighting the disease. Instead of withdrawing from the world, Jen focused on helping others. She founded Cycle … Continue reading Want my time? Fight cancer!
The key is not trying to bite off more than you can chew. What is the simplest way to feed people that will disrupt the economies of famine-hit countries as little as possible? The key is not to impose new infrastructure, but to leverage existing infrastructure. Another key assumption: I’m only worried about food. I’ll … Continue reading How To End World Hunger And Turn A Profit