What does “yes we can” really mean? Obama’s goal wasn’t simply to win an election, garner votes, or run a great campaign. It was larger and more urgent: to change the world.
Bigness of purpose is what separates 20th century and 21st century organizations: yesterday, we built huge corporations to do tiny, incremental things — tomorrow, we must build small organizations that can do tremendously massive things.
And to do that, you must strive to change the world radically for the better — and always believe that yes, you can. You must maximize, stretch, and utterly explode your sense of purpose.
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