“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure….Your playing small does not serve the world… As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” (Mariane Williamson (Nelson Mandela used it often too)


“Don’t be afraid to pursue a less-easy path.” (Devin de Vries – Where’s my transport)

“You’re unlikely to foresee your path, your imagination isn’t big enough.” (Francois Petousis – Lumkani)

“There’s power in starting where you are, with what you have.” (Thato Kgatlhanye – Rethaka- the Repurpose Schoolbag)

“If I’d waited ‘til I was all grown up to try and change the world, then starting The Street Store would never have happened. The truth is, there is no such thing as being ready. But don’t think of that as a negative – all it does is set you free to go out there… and try.” (Kayli Vee Levitan – The Street Store)


  1. Start your own “Failure Club” amongst your Team Members:
  2. Email and share your ‘successful failure’ with us.

Resources/References/Case Studies:


Upstarts’ links:

  1. Week 3 Highlight video:
  2. Social Innovator Profiles:a. Thato Kgatlhanye: profile-thato.php

    b. Philip Kiracofe: >profile-philip-k-social.php

  3. 2. Pro-Circuit Coach Profile:Philip Kiracofe: profile-ariane.php
  4. 3. Mindblowing Monday videos:a. Thato Kgatlhanye: (coming soon)

    b. Philip Kiracofe:

  5. 4. Workshop Wednesday video: (coming soon)Philip Kiracofe: profile-philip-k.php
  6. 5. Slide Share:a. Thato Kgatlhanye: (coming soon)

    b. Philip Kiracofe: