He did not occupy Wall Street, but took Manhattan; he doesn’t know Simon Cowell of American Idol and the X-Factor, but always had his critics in the audience; his friend wasn’t exactly jamming on the new Coldplay album, but was an animal on the drums; he has been in space without the help of NASA and Star Wars; his love affair was on and off, but never ended in divorce like Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore… Its not Justin Timberlake, or Justin Beiber; nor Pacino and DeNiro. Not even Harrison Ford or Sean Connery, and Prince Henry is not in the movies.
Whether you are talking about leadership at Penn State, banking institutions about their bad loans, the Greek people and government about their situation, climate change, or the Republicans and Democrats about taxes and budget cuts, it is time for everyone to ____ ___ _____. Period.
… While Jobs concentrated on his baby (Apple), this guy has left the boardroom and is actively trying to make the world a better place, spending billions of his own dollars as well as utilizing his influence and time.
[this was suggested in a recent HBR article]