Many people increasingly appear to feel an explicit need for "authenticity" in their work and in the rest of their lives.
Authenticity is also becoming an important issue in business. Authentic leadership involves business people beginning to look for perennial spiritual truths as the source for a new, deeper, and higher perspective from which to engage in the global marketplace. However, there is much inauthentic lip service posturing out there too...
MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were eight time-bound goals providing concrete, numerical benchmarks for tackling extreme poverty in its many dimensions.
The MDGs included goals and targets on income poverty, hunger, maternal and child mortality, disease, inadequate shelter, gender inequality, environmental degradation and the Global Partnership for Development.
Adopted by world leaders in the year 2000 with the attention of being achieved by 2015, the MDGs were both global and local, tailored by each country to suit specific development needs.
The eight MDGs below in turn broke down into 21 quantifiable targets that are measured by 60 indicators.
This evolving paper examines progress in achieving SDG 4. Quality Education
In late 2016 young changemakers around the world united for the Global Goals.
Many of the problems the world faces today pre-date the latest conflicts and related refugee crises. Five years ago already...
1. Google asked the global public for ideas to address the following societal issues:
The Tinkering School allows children to build, experiment, become deeply immersed in and committed to projects (decoration has a special and surprising role to play).
Do many mainstream schools (still) offer such opportunities? If not, how can we help them do so?
Imagine too how many adults remain short of confidence about their own practical skills, and how such an approach might help them too.
The multimedia series, Invitation to World Literature, offers an interactive journey through 13 classic works from a range of eras, places, cultures, languages, and traditions
During December 2013, we listened to and would recommend the following podcasts: