John Butman runs the firm Idea Platforms, based in Cambridge Massachusetts. He is the author of the new book, Breaking Out: How to Build Influence in a World of Competing Ideas.
It’s not about materialism; it’s about doing good for others. But it’s also about fully realizing yourself.
What can be better than to be following my own personal fascination?
People are not so open to new ideas that they’re running around stealing them.
What do Eckhart Tolle, Amy Chua, Cesar Millan and Barack Obama all have in common? They are all idea entrepreneurs.
Leo Tolstoy was a great Russian novelist and essayist and philosopher and crazy person, as well as an idea entrepreneur in his own way.