Larger Than Yourself: Reimagine Industries, Lead with Purpose & Grow Ideas Into Movements (Paperback)
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DARE TO CHANGE THE WORLD Why do some great ideas take off and soar, while others never get off the ground? Where does that elusive sense of being part of something larger than ourselves come from? How can each of us harness that feeling to help fuel the world's best ideas and turn them into movements? In Larger Than Yourself, Thibault Manekin tells gripping stories about inspirational people and pivotal moments that answer these questions at a time when social entrepreneurship is no longer a buzzword but a global necessity. He shares his experiences helping to bridge social divides in war-torn countries through sports and reimagining the real estate industry so that buildings empower communities and unite cities, illustrating how we all can turn ideas into movements. The seven distinct lessons that emerge become actionable principles for the doers and dreamers of today, inspiring you with takeaways to assist in the pursuit of your own endeavors.
About the Author
Thibault Manekin is a speaker, educator, podcast host, community organizer, entrepreneur, and cocreator of Seawall and PeacePlayers. In 2011, he was honored by President Obama's White House as a Champion of Change. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland, with his wife and two sons. Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood Foundation, is a social entrepreneur, combat veteran, and the bestselling author of The Other Wes Moore. He lives in Baltimore, Maryland.