January 2, 2015
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wants a little help from the members of his social network.
Each year, Zuckerberg takes on what he calls “a personal challenge” and, this year, he is looking to Facebook users for some ideas.
“I’m crowdsourcing ideas for my next year’s personal challenge,” Zuckerberg wrote on his wall.
“For background, every year I take on a challenge to broaden my perspective and learn something about the world beyond my work at Facebook.”
Challenges in years past have included learning to speak Mandarin, meeting one new person who doesn’t work at Facebook every day, writing a thank you note each day to someone who made the world better, being a vegetarian (or only eating meat if he killed the animal himself) and wearing a tie every day.
“At our last town hall Q&A, someone asked me what my challenge will be for the new year and I said I’d love ideas from our community,” he said. “I have an idea of what my next challenge might be, but I’m open to more ideas before the New Year officially begins.”
Some suggestions included learning to play an instrument, running one mile every day rain or shine, making a baby, climbing a mountain and reading the Bible cover-to-cover.
Zuckerberg has yet to say if he has chosen his challenge. It will be interesting to find out what it is.
Jennifer Cowan is the Managing Editor for SiteProNews.