If we want every citizen to adopt more positive lifestyles, especially as we face longer and more demanding lives, it is imperative that we better empower and equip ourselves with the right cognitive and emotional resources and tools.
As World Food Day focuses attention on global hunger, we find ourselves at a crossroads of opportunity and risk.
Given the widespread use of social media and text messaging, one of the most common themes being discussed is bullying, where at least half of teens worldwide have been bullied online in the last few years.
In the years to come, the growing clean energy sector will require massive further investment. Changes in consumption patterns will lead to significant product and service innovation.
At this year's Meeting, those challenges included everything from food and water security, to energy and climate change, to education and healthcare reform, to strengthening the Circular Economy.
We are in an era of fiscal constraints marked by significant geo-economic and geopolitical challenges. This makes it increasingly difficult for nation states to reach international agreement on any long-term global issues.
I don't want to stay in my wheelchair, and I don't want to die young, and I don't think I or anyone else paralyzed should have to anymore. I think we can create the cure.
We believe that addressing complex societal challenges necessitates new innovative approaches; long-term approaches that dovetail delivering sustainable impact for the bottom line as well as for society.
Every time I see the Ice Bucket Challenge on Facebook, and it's a lot, I'm provoked to be more generous. It's not only good for the marginalized in society, it's good for me too. Let's find ways of making this generosity last!
The greatest challenge for America as it builds for the future, however, is figuring out how to get the most out of two crucial determinants of competitiveness that are currently in short supply: institutional strength and public funds for investment.
Negotiations include more strategies, theories and tactics than most people realize. Experience in the field has led me to research and continually consider various approaches, depending on occasion and environment.
My experiences with Burning Man and Davos have convinced me that the members of both carry essentially the same spirit to foster peace, culture, and education in our respective nations and local communities.
We need to close the gap between the rich and the poor. That disturbing chasm is widening, as two recent surveys demonstrate.
We appeal to everyone in the world to raise their voices to condemn violence and the loss of human life wherever it may occur. Above all, we appeal for an end to hostilities.
Aquino's speech succeeded in reminding Filipinos of what can and should be an appropriate baseline for critique.
Over the last year I've subscribed to a number of YouTube channels that have consistently helped me identify new trends, understand best practices, and spot high-impact opportunities. Here is a list of my favorites.