Jimmy Wales: Do the most interesting thing you can

Prioritise Time for Your Best Ideas

Wikipedia founder, Jimmy Wales, explains why it’s important to act on good ideas sooner rather than later, in this short clip for the UNLIMITED Time Bank Series.

“The next two years are going to go by whether you do it or don’t do it, so you might as well go for it.”

Last year, Jimmy helped launch UNLIMITED at one of the world’s oldest and greatest institutions of learning: the Bodleian Library at Oxford University. Together with some of the world’s leading thinkers, he gave a talk on his personal definition of the true nature of wealth.

Wikipedia is a donation driven initiative lead by a plurality of people who contribute to the network by giving their time and knowledge. Together they have built the largest and most popular general reference work on the Internet – for free.

To find out more about the merits of social altruism, read Lily Cole’s article on free labour in the millennial age.