If you want to be a change maker, and make your mark on the world, you can do a lot worse than look at how some of the people who shaped the world in the past did what they did. Learn from their successes. Learn from their failures. In this episode, we look at the extraordinary example of US President number one and hero of the war of independence, George Washington.
I vlogged a trip I took to Birmingham just before Christmas where I had meetings with two inspirational social entrepreneurs.
Ellen MacArthur became famous for triumphing in the face of huge adversity.
When she took on the top job for Grant Thornton, Sacha Romanovitch was guaranteed one initial wave of headlines.
The murder of MP Jo Cox yesterday was a shocking moment that made me reflect a little more about the lessons of how we, as a society, see ourselves.
The management style that Ricardo Semler evolved through decades of experimentation at Brazilian firm Semco proved to be massively successful.
Rose Marcario was perfectly successful as an executive vice president of Capital Advisors LLP when she basically burned out on the demands of private equity business.
Mechai Viravaidya has been, over his life, one of the most effective campaigners for social change I’ve ever heard about, let alone met.