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Media outlets love to compile lists of impressive people under a certain age. They laud the accomplishments of fresh-faced entrepreneurs, innovators, influencers, etc., making the rest of us ooh and ahh wonder how they got so far so young.

While it's great to give credit where it's due, such early-life success lists can make folks over a certain age unnecessarily question where we went wrong in our youth—as if dreams can't come true and successes can't be had past age 30.

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Introducing the 2014 GOOD 100, by Gap CMO Seth Farbman

We all want to make a mark. That's why we are here: on the GOOD community and on the planet. There's nothing more human than a deep desire to...




We all want to make a mark. That's why we are here: on the GOOD community and on the planet. There's nothing more human than a deep desire to feel we matter and the belief that our brightest days are still ahead of us. And it only grows stronger, as the world grows more complicated. Many of us are driven-- and sometimes haunted-- by the need to do more. Be more. But with all our drive and earnestness, there is something else we need to do more: celebrate.

That’s why I'm honored to kick off this year’s GOOD 100 -- GOOD’s annual celebration of 100 individuals on the cutting edge of creative social impact.

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The Fruits of Adversity: Finding Clarity With Failure

In 2010 I was in the middle of a failing sabbatical. A couple of years before I had put my successful design studio on hiatus in order to pursue...

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In 2010 I was in the middle of a failing sabbatical. A couple of years before I had put my successful design studio on hiatus in order to pursue creating my own original content. I loved working for our clients, but there was something inside of me bubbling up, trying to say something and I felt like I owed it to myself to figure out what it was.

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Why I Moved to Tanzania to Work with Rats

Training rats to detect landmines and tuberculosis? How could I turn down an opportunity to help develop this innovative solution to such immense worldwide problems?

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Training rats to detect landmines and tuberculosis? How could I turn down an opportunity to help develop this innovative solution to such immense worldwide problems?

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