There’s no doubt that 2014 was a tough year. But Bill Gates looks back at some of the bright spots—including saving more children’s lives, making a breakthrough on TB, and hitting a big milestone in the fight against AIDS.
Our entire lives we wait for people to choose us. We wait for schools to choose us. For universities to choose us. For companies to choose us. For the girl at the bar to come over to talk to us and choose us. We got so used to depending on gatekeepers for pretty much everything that defines us. Our lives. Our mission.
An unsettling classroom experience near the start of his second year in the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Program caused a personal crisis for Shirzad Chamine and led him to the work he’s doing more than a quarter century later.