I was doing my morning round of news websites and ran across this article: “Wondrous vision of capitalism with a conscience” about Muhammad Yunus, the winner of Nobel Peace Price in 2006. Truly inspiring!
Because conventional corporations are an outgrowth of only one aspect of the human being, he argues: “The part they appeal to is selfishness. But humans also have a selfless part, and social business is an expression of that part. The two only make sense together.
“I can make my mark in the world, not just money. At the end of my life, has it been worth living? At the moment, you spend your life stacking up money and goodbye. And that’s it?”
With that, I started a day.