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10-year old animal rights activist Genesis Butler explores the correlation between the environment and animal consumption. Through unsettling facts and humor, Genesis provides insight on how a simple choice can mean the difference between destroying or saving our planet. Genesis Butler is a 10-year-old animal rights activist and ethical vegan. Genesis has earned numerous awards for her activism including Animal Hero Kids’ Sir Paul McCartney Young Veg Advocate award, Vegan Kid of the Year award...

by eric on June 8, 2017

In which society is it easiest to get rich? Contrary to common belief, it is not countries like the US or the UK that create the highest number of rich people per capita, but Nordic social democracies like Norway and Sweden. Counter-intuitive as it may sound, high taxes, generous welfare states and strong unions makes a better environment for the people who wants to earn huge amounts of money, than free markets, low taxes, and minimal government intervention. ...

by eric on March 29, 2017

Marieke van der Velden takes us along on an exciting journey past her projects, where she contrasts everyday life with the extremes you see on the news, giving you the opportunity to reshape your own ideas about this world. The purpose of these documentaries is to project a more nuanced image of the way we look at each other and the world around us. Her work is centered on places which receive a lot of news coverage, but focusing on different topics than the news covers, the everyday, the commonplace,...

by eric on February 1, 2017

Drew is a widely sought after Executive, Leadership and Collaboration Coach. With his practice now in its 4th decade, he has also been an invited guest lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and School of Law, The Stern Business school at NYU and The Freeman School of Business at Tulane University. Throughout the history of his work around the world, Drew is retained by dozens of organizations for his provocative mixture of candid insights and strategic optimism. ...

by eric on February 1, 2017

Marathon runner and charity fundraiser Ben Smith reveals how he overcame the effects of bullying and found both happiness and his identity through extreme physical endeavour and by undertaking the 401 Challenge. ...

by eric on January 21, 2017

Alex describes his experiences as a young entrepreneur and the steps many others could take to follow in his footsteps. After interning in every industry he possibly could, Alex realised that, more than any job in the world, he wanted to be his own boss. In 2012, without money or experience and in his 3rd year of PPE at York (Derwent College), Alex read ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ and decided to start investing in property. He spent his student loan on learning how it was done, and 2 years later owned...

by eric on December 10, 2016

In which society is it easiest to get rich? Contrary to common belief, it is not countries like the US or the UK that create the highest number of rich people per capita, but Nordic social democracies like Norway and Sweden. Counter-intuitive as it may sound, high taxes, generous welfare states and strong unions makes a better environment for the people who wants to earn huge amounts of money, than free markets, low taxes, and minimal government intervention. ...

by eric on November 14, 2016

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The...

by eric on November 4, 2016

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. n January of 2012, Megan Kimble was a city-dwelling 26-year-old—busy and broke, living in a small apartment without so much as a garden plot to her name. But she cared about food: where it came from, how it was made, and what it did to her body. So she set herself a challenge: She would go an entire year without eating processed foods. In this talk, she discusses what makes a food processed and how those...

by eric on October 25, 2016

Remaining calm around people who annoy us is one of the great life skills. It’s also a teachable and learnable skill. ...

by eric on October 19, 2016