There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.
—Henry Van Dyke
A Beach Resort in Bali, IndonesiaJuly 8, 2010, 10:00 p.m.
They were crouched together by a campfire along the beach. The waves splashed violently as the firewood cracked in the fire. No one stirred or made a sound; they were too absorbed at the moment.
Finally, John Donner, the American organizer spoke. “Thank you for being here, you will find what I have to say interesting.” The six others at the campfire listened intently to the 28-year-old multimillionaire. He had a reputation as a man of few words and as a master of time management. After all, as a tech-savvy entrepreneur, ...