Eighth grader, Talia Leman recruited other kids to trick-or-treat for coins for Katrina victims. After appearing on The Today Show she raised $10 million. Next step? Make it scalable. Like any social entrepreneur, she found a complementary partner to help other students replicate her success. At her site Random Kid young people can organize their own campaigns for a favorite cause.
What template have you used to reduce the number of steps it takes for like-minded people to join forces to support a cause, reform a company or make something more valuable, accessible, affordable or efficient for more people?
“I have learned that anyone is someone. I allow myself to think big, and then I take all the small steps to get there, one after the other, never stopping. When I hit an obstacle, I see it as a wrong-way sign and head a new way.” – Talia Leman