I am not inspired by helping you find Chinese food at 2am in Dallas, or swipe right to get laid. I want to use tech and data to make the world a better place.— Nancy Lublin
The most unexpected Nancy Lublin quotes to get the best of your day
Do-gooders are easily overlooked. We're supposed to be soft, touchy-feely types, who wear Birkenstocks, compost everything, and write poetry by candlelight.
When I have a bad day, I dream about opening up a gelato stand on the streets of Sydney, Australia. Doesn't everyone have a random escape fantasy?
I don't run a non-profit. There are lots of non-profits in America - in Detroit, parts of Wall Street, etc. I run a not for profit. We're a business. The only difference is that instead of selling soap or sneakers, we sell hope and leadership.
I believe in helping young people rock causes they care about because I was one of those young people... a long time ago.
Social change isn't something you should do just to help pad a resume. Follow your passion.
My red patent-leather, 5-inch peep-toe slingbacks are not mere shoes.
They are fine art. They make me feel tall. They make me feel sexy. They make me feel powerful. I call them my 'special-day shoes.'
Teens look at cause-related efforts with some scrutiny.
They know they are often a target market, but it has to make sense to them.
Many think kids have lots of time and few responsibilities.
And that's just not true. They are stressed and under pressure.
I love an underdog. No, I don't necessarily mean the cartoon. I mean like David, as in Goliath, or the Bears, as in The Bad News Bears.
Picking and choosing what kind of love is worth recognizing is an expensive choice. Is discrimination worth that price?
The parents in the room know that texting is actually the best way to communicate with your kids. It might be the only way to communicate with your kids.
Commit yourself to an organization or cause that genuinely fires you up.
DoSomething.org believes you don't have to wait to be Bono or Bill Gates to make a difference. Teens are super creative and passionate. We're unlocking that power by leveraging pop culture and communications technologies to get kids to do great stuff offline.
Entrepreneurship is the very back bone of our country and what makes us great - we are a nation of founders.
I kind of think I have the best job in America.
I work with amazing people who challenge me daily. My job as a memeber of DoSomething.org is never boring. I'm constantly learning. And we laugh a lot.
Simply, I believe the United States should lower the voting age to 17.
I'm an entrepreneur. I'm married to an entrepreneur. So I haven't just sipped the entrepreneurship cool-aid, I bleed this stuff.
We're finding [texting] 11 times more powerful than email [for communicating with kids].
For a long time, the for-profit world has told us in the not-for-profit sector to behave more like businesses.