“You got to figure out how to deal with failure … You make mistakes and the most important thing, just like in sports, is that you learn from the mistake.”
“I quit my job with the intention of creating something that makes me proud.”
I’m Andre Pitts, a 26-year-old Belizean. As a developing nation, Belize has its fair share of challenges: an unstable economy, high crime rate, and high unemployment as well as underemployment. One of the biggest challenges is the inability of parents to pay for their children’s education and associated expenses. In the village that I live … Read More »
Professor Michael Goldberg discussed the “entrepreneurial mindset” in a Facebook Live chat with young leaders and entrepreneurs from across Latin America & the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa, sharing advice on how to launch and grow their businesses and create change in their communities.
Dr. Michael E. Goldberg’s book Beyond Silicon Valley shares the stories of 20 inspiring entrepreneurs from communities around the world who are creating change in their neighborhoods and their societies, building a brighter future for themselves and the future generations that will follow.
“Social responsibility” can be added to the growing list of buzzwords that community leaders and entrepreneurs employ to enhance their reputation — but recently a leading American NGO expert challenged YLAI Network members to deploy self-awareness in their approach to bringing forth positive social change.
Community leaders do not need titles, they just need followers and resources to change the world. Let’s make sure we are creating the space for leaders to grow and teaching them how to properly evaluate their successes and dreams.
“Today knowledge is not power, but sharing knowledge is.” – Business.com
Good advice can be found in many quarters. Advice can come from your boss, a senior colleague, or an expert in your professional field. Advice can also come from your peers, people who have similar but different experiences from you.