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Justice For Gem Miners

Did you know that gem miners rarely get to see a percentage of the profits of gemstones, even though they mine 80% of the world’s output? Majala Mlagui refused to stand idly...

10 Ways To Have A Better Conversation

When your job hinges on how well you talk to people, you learn a lot about how to have conversations — and that most of us don't converse very well. Celeste Headlee...

A Vision For The Future Of Sierra Leone

When Julius Maada Bio first seized political power in Sierra Leone in 1996, he did so to improve the lives of its citizens. But he soon realized that for democracy to flourish,...

How The Button Changed Fashion

How the simple button changed the world, according to fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi.Small Thing Big Idea, a TED original series, celebrates the lasting genius of everyday objects so perfectly designed that they changed the...

100 Solutions To Reverse Global Warming

What if we took out more greenhouse gases than we put into the atmosphere? This hypothetical scenario, known as "drawdown," is our only hope of averting climate disaster, says strategist Chad Frischmann.In a forward-thinking...

How To Achieve Your Most Ambitious Goals | Stephen Duneier

How you define Stephen Duneier depends on how you came to know him. Some define him as an expert institutional investor, while others know him as a large scale installation artist, avid outdoorsman, professor,...

Great Leadership Comes Down To Only Two Rules | Peter Anderton

Peter takes us on a whistle stop tour of leadership in the last 16 centuries and tells us why everything you ever need to know about leadership comes down to only two rules.A Chartered...

Making The Law Work For Women

Seodi White is a social development lawyer, socio-legal researcher and writer on women's human rights. As an African feminist and Director of Women and the Law in Southern Africa Research and Education Trust (WLSA...

The Basic Truth Most Leaders Neglect

As a leader, you’ll always be a target. If you’re a great leader, you’ll be the target of people’s trust, respect, and their admiration. If you’re a lousy leader, you’ll be the target of...

Rethinking Education for Future Jobs

By the time an elementary school student graduates high school, 85% of future jobs will be new. What and how we learn today in schools is based on what was important around the industrial...

Build Excellence Through Difficult Experiences

Mr. Harrison Poku-Yeboah talks about his life experiences growing up in Italy, Ghana, and America. Making amusing and deep statements about divisive issues within communities across the world. Only unity between cultures, race, and...

Africa: Reimagining Leadership

Never doubt that a group, a small group of thoughtful committed leaders can change Africa. You guys make a difference in every society but I believe that in Africa more than anywhere else in...

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