Meet Steve Kantor - Change Agent #0073 of our #SCN1000ChangeAgents Series.
Steve is the President of Life Bushido. He graduated from Harvard University in 1981. He has worked for an economic consulting firm for such clients as IMF, World Bank, State Department, and CIA from 1981-1983. He Graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) with MA in International Relations and Global Theory in 1985. He then spent one year traveling around the world from 1985-1986 with backpack and visited over 75 countries including Russia, China, Nepal, Burma, Indonesia, Japan, India, Turkey, Syria, Israel, Egypt.
He founded Gnossos Software, Inc. in 1986, a vertical market software product company with a CRM-related product. Bootstrapped company over 18 years and successfully sold to Vocus, Inc. in November 2004. Vocus went public in December 2005. See VOCS.
He took a one-year sabbatical during 2005 after selling company to recharge, relax, read, talk to many people, and brainstorm new business ideas. His family started charitable effort of Project Backpack in September 2005, www.projectbackpack.org, and helped over 100 cities collect and deliver over 50,000 backpacks to kids of Katrina in less than 100 days. Daughters were recognized for effort by joining President and Laura Bush in lighting National Christmas Tree in December 2005.
Steve is the author of “Lessons Learned by a Young Entrepreneur” and website www.lessonsbushido.com He is a voracious reader of business, science, psychology books and sharer of hundreds of compiled book notes on www.bookbushido.com.
He is the creator of Goal Focus synthesis of various goal-setting and personal growth pursuits on www.goalbushido.com. Provider of goal series of real estate agents at www.topagentgoals.com
Steve also created of YRUHRN project which includes "Why Are You Here - Right Now" book, project, and website of book written by one thousand people around the world and created as a joint venture with Ishidos.
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