Browsing All posts tagged under »Inspiration«

Turning trash into music

July 23, 2013

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One man’s trash, another man’s treasure. The Landfill Harmonic orchestra –  the ‘recycled’ orchestra – writes the following about their project: The world sends us garbage. We send back music. Watch this short, inspiring video about turning trash into treasure – music to be precise – and so much more for those involved. That is […]

PeaceTXT: using mobile technology to end violence

November 6, 2012

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How can we create more peaceful communities and a world with less violence by using mobile technology? PopTech has gathered some leading tech’ies and clever minds to work on this very question.   Very exiting!      

Top 15 quotes on purpose and leadership from The Blue Sweater by Jacqueline Novogratz

July 13, 2012

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Go to the people: live with them, learn from them love them start with what they know build with what they have.   But of the best leaders, when the job is done, the task accomplished, the people will say: “We have done it ourselves.” – Lao Tzu The book The Blue Sweater by the […]

The world’s largest movement

July 6, 2012

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Something powerful is taking place across the planet. “It is my belief that we are a part of a movement, that is greater, and deeper, and broader than we ourselves know, or can know. It flies under the radar of the media by and large….” the author of Blessed Unrest and founder of Wiser.org Paul […]

Key quotes from Jacqueline Novogratz’s inspiring book on work for social change

July 3, 2012

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“Bridging the gap between rich and poor in an interconnected world” is the subtitle to Jacqueline Novogratz’s book The Blue Sweater, which I just finished reading. It was a great read for many reasons. Not only was it well-written and entertaining as if it was a good fiction; it was also deeply inspiring and full […]

The world’s 30 leading social entrepreneurs: what can they tell us?

March 2, 2012

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Bob Pattillio, Jane Chen, Sam Goldman, Ned Tozun, Jacqueline Novogratz, Martin Fisher, Nick Moon etc. What does these names tell you? They are but a few names on a prestigious list published by Forbes Magazine as ‘the top 30 social entrepreneurs who are having the most impact in the world.’ The list was published in […]

Connecting the world through music – playing for change

January 27, 2012

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Let’s get together.. When ever I see people singing together, joining forces in music, it always inspires me greatly and reminds me of how much we, the human beings on planet earth, can do when we get together and team up. It highlights the potential and innate power to create positively within each one of […]