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Activism, Policy, Human Development, Movements, Social Change, and Social Innovation around the world.

Do Leaders need Digital Minimalism?

Do Leaders need Digital Minimalism?

Usually, when I pick a book from the shelf at the bookstore, I feel excited. It’s that excitement where you know that someone has spent years of devoted time to amass the wisdom and insights on a topic that I am about to benefit from. With Cal Newports’ “Digital...

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...

Can we build public trust by sharing power? This game could

The Centre for Public Impact (CPI) use the mechanics of a card game to explore how the rules of power within government should change. The game contrasts the rules of ‘old’ power - hierarchy, control and targets - with those of ‘new’ power - subsidiarity,...

We need a new story about economics: Doughnut Economics

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A message for Greta haters

I don't want to simply dismiss Greta haters as a bunch of old white guys who taunt her "weird looking face with weird voice" like bullies on a playground. There are also many serious environmental advocates who worry that Greta is simply projecting "anti" messages....
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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...

It´s time for Impact-Driven Events.

What Can the Events Industry Learn From the Coronavirus Crisis? The global health emergency presents an opportunity for us to rethink the industry's messaging around the importance of face-to-face meetings.   Over the last few months, the meetings industry has...
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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Is remote work a real solution?

A crisis is always an opportunity, and I love the entrepreneurship spirit before a crisis, disruptors become lifesavers and visionaries, but there are also poachers and crows, who wish to see a world where banning human interaction and working remotely forever, become...

The Case for Job/Career Jumpers

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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...

WORLD LOCALIZATION DAY

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Research: Women Score Higher Than Men in Most Leadership Skills

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The Case for Job/Career Jumpers

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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...

Top 10: systems thinking skills to cultivate in uncertain & tumultuous times

The discipline of systems thinking is more than just a collection of tools and methods – it’s also an underlying philosophy. Many beginners are attracted to the tools, such as causal loop diagrams and management flight simulators, in hopes that these tools will help...

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...

Latin America and the Caribbean in the time of COVID-19: Preventing the vulnerable from falling behind

The necessary containment measures against COVID-19 have engendered an unprecedented global economic crisis, combining supply and demand-side shocks. Now, the pandemic is affecting Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and countries are bracing for the ripple effects....

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...

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...