There is a growing number of CEO’s who are expressing an increasingly shared view about how limiting or “dumb” the idea of our dominant economic model, namely maximizing shareholder value, is. Read here an interesting article from Salesforce CEO Mark Benioff:
Insightful thoughts from my blog partner: What does it take to make the shift from an individualist “I” mindset to a collective “We”?
by Dr. Kathy Miller Perkins
For in the final analysis, our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this small planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children’s futures. And we are all mortal.
Recap – January Blog
Last month Katrin discussed the “zero decade” – a term used by Naomi Klein to describe our dwindling opportunity to take action to keep human-created climate change in check. Katrin conveyed how we might avoid an unmitigated global disaster. She outlined three levels of global responsibility including the individual (I), the collective (we) and the societal (us). She suggested focusing on how we might effectively occupy that middle space– the “we”.
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2014 is a year with some important progress highlights towards a sustainable world, including the now public secretly negotiated US-China 2025 CO2 emissions reduction deal, and more. Here all the details:
The Guardians predicts 2015 to be the year of “the beginning of the end of climate sceptics”… Let’s hope for more great news ahead!!
Check out this inspiring and well done video recently released by WWF!
Prince Ea struck a sensitive cord with his powerful “Why I want this world to end” video. The best thing I have seen on youtube in a very long time. And may I suggest that what I’ve got here for you are four minutes well worth spent:
May they leave you touched and slightly altered in a good way. I wish I find the strength in every coming moment ahead of me to be more mindful in every interaction, surprise with acts of kindness. Imagine a world where anger is met with kindness, hatred with compassion, and cruelty with kindness. Image you were being a part of that world. You. You and I. We, all of us.
So, if we had to choose a new company car, would it rather be the new electric BMW (blue)
or ISETTA (beige), the “this is not a car” cool bike-car by Tobias Wülser of www.design-werk.ch in collaboration with micro (the foldable scooters we all know and love)??
My vote goes to – no surpise – to Isetta… So absolutely cool!
Not sure how the vote at BSL would go – I might very much be in a minority position…(Right, Massimo?).