Alex Budak on Becoming a Changemaker

Key Points

  • You can bolster changemaking tendencies by encouraging young people to not just take the world as it is. 

  • Changemaking is a journey, it’s not a destination.

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On this episode of the Getting Smart Podcast Tom Vander Ark is joined by Alex Budak, a UC Berkeley Haas faculty member and now the author of a new book called Becoming a Changemaker: An Actionable, Inclusive Guide to Leading Positive Change at Any Level

A changemaker is a person who leads positive change from wherever they are. 

Alex Budak

This world has never been more ready for you.

Alex Budak


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