"A common trait in every entrepreneur is tenacity, but a lot of folks have that. You need to have vision and be a leader, not only leadership in your firm and community, but in a broader community; for example, in policy. Obviously policy individuals and leaders have charisma, but you have to have what it takes to execute broader community initiatives and hold true to that vision."
"Energy has been a dinner time conversation at my house since I was a kid. My father worked at a fuel cell company, so thinking about the challenges of energy was really second nature. In business school, I started experimenting with ideas about how capitalism could actually be the single biggest transformative factor in modern energy usage."
"Successful not-for-profits are run with an entrepreneurial mind-set. Leaders in that world are constantly renewing the process of being more efficient with a careful eye on the scare financial resources on hand."
"Ecology Entrepreneurs, often referred to as EcoPreneurs, hold strong beliefs about creating a sustainable planet and sustainable market opportunities. They think big. By marshalling their leadership and resourcefulness, they possess the drive, passion, focus and patience to literally change the world."