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is no substitute for knowledge. To this day, I read three
newspapers a day. It is impossible to read a paper without
being exposed to ideas. And ideas.. more than money.. are
the real currency for success.
Broad # Knowledge,
I am proud of a number of accomplishments, there are real
costs to being unreasonable. Long hours. Too little time with
family. A near incapacity for, as they say, stopping and smelling
Broad # Pride,
experienced leaders like these, who have stepped forward and
committed to the critical task of transforming urban school
systems, offer new promise to raising student achievement
for every student in our urban centers. We are excited to
train this new class with the skills necessary to effectively
manage an urban school district.
Broad # Talent,
- By joining
our companies together, we will dominate the two fastest growing
segments of the financial services industry, retirement savings
and international markets... This marriage is a great cultural
fit, with complementary businesses and a distribution network
that is second to none.
Broad # Business,
- The world
has changed dramatically, with globalization and free trade,
moving from an industrial economy to an information economy,
... But while that's been happening, K-12 education hasn't
changed at all. Meanwhile, China's graduating five times as
many engineers as we are, and you look at India and you get
Broad # World,
- I learned
to embrace risk, as long as it was well thought out and, in
a worst-case scenario, I'd still land on my feet.
Broad # Risk,
- To me,
money is a means to do good. I reached a point in my life
where I had enjoyed tremendous business success that afforded
my family everything we could possibly want. My wife and I
then decided that we could use our wealth to make a difference.
So we created the Broad Foundations to do four things: to
improve urban public education, to support innovative scientific
and medical research, to foster art appreciation for audiences
worldwide and to support civic initiatives in Los Angeles.
Broad # Meaning,
art challenges us.. it broadens our horizons. It asks us to
think beyond the limits of conventional wisdom.
Broad # Art,
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