Michael Strong loves learning, thinking, and exploring the world of ideas. He is also passionate about developing and promoting entrepreneurial solutions to global problems. A pioneer in education and independent learning, he is the founder of innovative Socratic, Montessori, and Paideia schools and programs across the country. He is also the co-founder and CEO of FLOW, where he and Whole Foods CEO John Mackey are working to promote entrepreneurial solutions to global problems. He has written dozens of articles for popular media, specialty magazines, and academic journals and has given many talks around the world (See here, here, and here for his TEDx talks). He’s also written two books, The Habit of Thought: From Socratic Seminars to Socratic Practice and (as lead author) Be the Solution: How Entrepreneurs and Conscious Capitalists Can Solve All the World’s Problems.