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Consulting vs Coaching. Difference.

Consulting vs Coaching. Difference

It is a frequent question we receive at The Global School: What is the difference between those terms. Consulting vs Coaching. Difference According to The Cambridge Dictionary, a Consultant is a person who is a specialist in a particular subject and whose job is to...

Tips for your Online Consulting & Academy

We want to share with you what is new at The Global School by providing you with our most powerful tips for your Online Consulting & Academy. If you are part of The Global School Consultants, you have access to all the following: 1. Chat-bot or Virtual secretary....
How consulting businesses are working online

How consulting businesses are working online

Let me be honest with you, Consultants can not sacrifice time on understanding every aspect of the digital world, and still taking care of their clients. How consulting businesses are working online? I have been consulting for the last 30 years, in international...
Pope Gay Marriage

Pope endorses Gay Marriage

Catholic Agency News. 21.October.2020. In a documentary that premiered Wednesday in Rome, Pope Francis called for the passage of civil union laws for same-sex couples, departing from the position of the Vatican’s doctrinal office and the pope’s predecessors on the...
Nature-based Solutions

Nature-Based Solutions to Save The World

Nature-based solutions harness the power of nature to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and also help us adapt to the impacts of climate change. They are win-win solutions that involve protecting, restoring and sustainably managing ecosystems to address society's...
End the Carbon Economy

“We must end the carbon economy”: Top Economists

There is no doubt: The Climate Movement took off thanks to NGOs and Activists, leaving the academia full of critics for inaction, excess of ego and pointless debates. Despite the failure of academia on calling to action for climate change, or even promoting a...
Lessons from Indigenous to resist the crisis

Lessons from Indigenous to resist the crisis

This moment humanity is going through can now be seen as a portal and as a hole. The decision to fall into the hole or go through the portal is up to you. Lessons from Indigenous to resist the crisis. If you repent of the problem and consume the news 24 hours a day,...
Tech vs Mindfulness - Roberto A. Arrucha

Tech vs Mindfulness?

Coursera, the popular platform of online education, just released the Global Skills 2020 Index (GSI). The index compares the mastery of skills in ten industries and eleven areas of study in 60 countries worldwide, turning Switzerland, Finland and Austria the Cutting...
Happiness in Europe

The expensive Happiness in Europe

Have you also seen the exponential surge of Wellness and Wellbeing courses, coaches, workshop, retreats, etc.? Even more now after COVID-19 lockdown: Happiness in Europe became so expensive. For some of us who come from the south, we find this extremely weird but also...
systems change

How to Explain Systems Change to a 13-Year-Old

Innovation requires bringing people and ideas together. But sometimes the way we communicate about our work can get in the way of collaboration. Systems Change Explained: Eilidh is 13-year-old burgeoning expert in systems change. Just ask her. “A system is anything...

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Journey with the Indigenous of Brazil

Our Online Learning Journey for Earth in Solidarity with Indigenous Screenshot taken during our second session: https://pad.disroot.org/p/BeyondEducation This document is an artifact, harvested from the digital learning journey that ran in sync with the Cobra Canoa...

Letter to humanity from 2050

This week looking for interesting readings, we find this piece that has motivated us to publish in our blog, the author Christiana Figueres, Former Executive Secretary of the Convention on Climate Change of the United Nations, Founding Partner of Global Optimism,...

Top 20: Technology & Innovation against COVID-19

An army of tech-optimists, innovators and developers are gathering and building up in time record some the best solutions to tackle this pandemic. Hundreds of innovations are being developed worldwide due to COVID-19, and we would like to share our top 20...

Saudi Arabia’s clear response to the coronavirus outbreak is in stark contrast to the West

Saudi Arabia’s bold, swift response to COVID-19 is a lesson to western countries, and means that there are - so far - minimal cases and only one death in the country. Compare this with neighbouring Iran, where deaths are well into four figures, or Turkey, where some...
Mexico announces a plan to tackle climate refugees and migration

Mexico announces a plan to tackle climate refugees and migration

The Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard, announced on Wednesday, June 19th at the UN the creation of a Comprehensive Development Plan for Central America, which seeks to address the causes of migration in the area, and 2 days later announces a pot...
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7 reasons why we love Vienna

Vienna is known as the capital of classical music, coffee houses and for 2nd year in a row the capital of quality living, according to The Economist.  The 1st place was snapped up by Vienna in 2018 when Melbourne used to hold it.  Each year the Economist Intelligence...

Act Fast and Do Whatever It Takes

Leading economists’ recommendations for business support during COVID-19   As governments around the world are coming to terms with the dire consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers are looking for expert advice on how to mitigate the health and...

The Imperative of Ending Wildlife Crime

There is no international legal framework for cooperative global and national action to catch and punish serious wildlife criminals, nor is there an agreed definition of wildlife crime. Reports that the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak originated from illegally...

Airbnb partners with Safe Ireland and Women’s Aid to offer free accommodation for domestic violence survivors

Airbnb has announced it will partner with Safe Ireland, with the support of Women’s Aid, to assist domestic violence survivors in Ireland at a crucial time when emergency accommodation is particularly needed. Airbnb will work through its hotel partners to provide...
Holistic Development for wellbeing

Holistic Development

“Because mindsets and paradigms guide behaviors, changing them can have a profound impact… People who manage to intervene in systems at the level of paradigm hit a leverage point that totally transform systems.” — Donna Meadows, lead author, Limits to Growth²  1....