2.- Imagine a country where girls must sneak out to go to school, with deadly consequences if they get caught learning. This was Afghanistan under the Taliban, and traces of that danger remain today. 22-year-old Shabana Basij-Rasikh runs a school for girls in Afghanistan. She celebrates the power of a family's decision to believe in their daughters -- and tells the story of one brave father who stood up to local threats. (Filmed at TEDxWomen)
It is absolutely crucial to radically change the situation once and for all, and this helps people become aware of the magnitude of the drama. Girls must be empoewered, and global communication through OPEN ACCESS KNOWLEDGE is a MUST-DO in the agendas of the world so-called leaders. This video helps me discuss this with my coachees.
3.- At his carpet company, Ray Anderson has increased sales and doubled profits while turning the traditional "take / make / waste" industrial system on its head. In a gentle, understated way, he shares a powerful vision for sustainable commerce.
It is of an utmost importance to put to good use all the effort we do in achieving great endeavours and ADD-ON rather than STEAL FROM to the Planet's health. We have to find ways to encourage world leaders and those who shape our future to work towards reducing the bad impact we humans have on the health of our ecosystem. Sometimes it is just a matter of thinking before doing. And this may be applied to so many fields in our everyday life and business, that I find this video so useful with my business-oriented coachees to spur conversation... and a call to action.