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Premature Incorporation

Kevin Starr (of Myshkin’s 8 word mission statement fame) has a very creative take on why social entrepreneurs should not start with for-profit business models. He is wary of the hybrid kind who, as we have discussed in class, struggle with mission and profit, and eventually drift into no-man’s land. 83 more words

California by Kevin Starr: The End

It feels a little strange to be reading a book about the history of California when an initiative to break up the state looks like it will make it to the 2016 ballot.   773 more words

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The 8 word mission statement

There are plenty of pages across the web that talk about Kevin Starr’s 8 word mission statement that Myshkin talked about in class.

Sharing a couple of references here: 158 more words

California by Kevin Starr--Chapter 11: An Imagined Place

Towards the end of John Schlesinger’s film version of Nathaniel West’s The Day of the Locust a group of extras dressed as Napoleonic soldiers charge up a hill, cameras rolling.   562 more words

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