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Life on Purpose

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SUMMARY

Jessica Jackley, cofounder of KIVA, the world’s first microfinance website, shares her thoughts with Abbot Downing on entrepreneurship and finding a true purpose in life, even if you have to dig deep to find it.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • Entrepreneurship is “the pursuit of opportunity without regard to resources currently controlled.”
  • Entrepreneurship can create value — making things better not just for oneself, but for others.
  • Jessica offers three ways to become an entrepreneur:
    • Know who you are (and who you’re not).
    • Believe there is always something to learn.
    • Choose to see abundance.