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Start Something That Matters

Overcome your fears and start your own business

By Blake Mycoskie
15-minute read
Start Something That Matters by Blake Mycoskie

Start Something That Matters gives concrete, colorful and often humorous advice on overcoming your fears and starting a company – even if you don’t have business experience or many resources at your disposal.

  • Anyone who wants their business to give back to their community
  • Anyone working at a small company or start-up
  • Anyone who’s interested in sustainability, entrepreneurship and social improvements
  • Anyone who doesn’t want fear to rule their lives

Blake Mycoskie is the US entrepreneur who founded the wildly successful TOMS Shoes, which donates one pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair it sells.

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