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Scilla Elworthy on How to Break Cycles of Violence

Three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee Scilla Elworthy has spent decades working in peace-making. Founder of the Oxford Research Group and Peace Direct, Scilla also advised Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Peter Gabriel & Sir Richard Branson in establishing ‘The Elders’, a group of …

Thais Corral: We Go Far Because We Go Together

Global social entrepreneur Thais Corral has played key roles in the women’s movement and the global leadership movement for decades. Now, as founder of SINAL & Vista Allegre, she transitions her social entrepreneurship to focus on local projects in Brazil, with …

Edgar Mitchell: Science and the Study of Consciousness

Edgar Mitchell, Apollo 14 astronaut & founder of Institute of Noetic Sciences, is one of the few people to have walked on the moon. While returning to earth, Mitchell experienced an epiphany that both changed his life, and caused him to …

Leontino Balbo: Listening to Nature Sustainablizes Big Agriculture

Ecosystem Revitalizing Agriculture Goes Public!

Leontino Balbo, the Brazilian pioneer of sustainable agriculture whose unique method of listening to nature helped him to develop a revolutionary post-organics agricultural method that that has proven itself on 20,000 hectares is going public with what he calls his Ecosystem …

How the Inner Critic Maintains the Status Quo

Many of us may hear voices in our heads – our intuitions or internalized voices can positive and nurturing, but many may be less kind. One such ‘voice’ is the Inner Critic, or the Voice of Judgment, the voice that tells you, ‘You …

Otto Scharmer on Deep Listening and the Emerging Self

M.I.T. professor, Presencing Institute founder, and co-creator of Theory U, Otto Scharmer tells us that the modern world requires more of us as leaders and changemakers. But how do we create this progress? How does personal growth happen? Scharmer studied the …