Leaders come in many different sizes, shapes, genders and colours. There is no perfect leader and there is no magical formula that will ever be able to create a perfect leader. However, leaders do share many of the same qualities, they are individuals who put others first. They are those who speak up when they need to, but are happy just to sit and listen. Leaders are individuals who want to create a positive impact, not for glory sake, but because they believe in positive change. Leaders are able to learn from their mistakes and are able to forgive others for theirs.
Imagine if after high school, your social and educational life abruptly came to an end. Imagine how trapped, lonely and helpless you would feel.
There are 200 million people living with special needs worldwide. Every one of themfaces a future of boredom, isolation and dependency because there are few resources and opportunities for them after graduation.
Many of you believe that leadership is something beyond you and that the title of leader is unattainable, because it is reserved for the select few who have committed to acts that have changed the world.
First-of-its-Kind Social Entrepreneurship Conference & "Battle of the Boros" Pitch for Impact Event in New York City featuring Entrepreneurs, Innovators,Disruptors, Changemakers, and Local Leaders who are building the local social impact economy.
Come listen online @goodB on Twitter as NYC social entrepreneurs highlight their staying power and how they started. The Center for Social Innovation and Good Business New York have partnered with Shane Snipes to create this special weekly series through 2013. The quick 3-5 videos promise to be fun and informative.