What can one person really do to solve the climate crisis? You’re not famous, you’re not a celebrity and you don’t spend time advising corporate leaders or senior politicians? Well, fear not, here are a few small things you can do to make a big difference…
“Things take longer to happen than you think they will, and then they happen faster than you thought they could.”
Which are the “best” TED talks on climate change? Not just the ones with the most views. I asked IBM’s artificial intelligence to help me find out.
“We can’t save the world by playing by the rules”.
In August last year, hardly anyone knew who Greta Thunberg was. A few months later, she was nominated for the Nobel Peace prize after inspiring millions of people to campaign about climate change to their governments and schools.
How exactly did that happen?
Consultants love to ask “What keeps you up at night?” – but surely a much better question is “What gets you out of bed in the morning?”
According to Sandman author Neil Gaiman, the four words every writer wants their reader to be asking is “And then what happened?!?”
If you want to see where the future is going, look where people are having the most fun…
Why is the world’s most commercially successful comedian so successful? Jerry Seinfeld is worth almost $1Bn and still rakes in $40M+ from his TV show, 22 years after it ended.
People who love cars take them to pieces to see how they work. I like taking stories to pieces to see why they work.
We all understand how important EMPATHY is in the workplace, but sometimes what we actually need is “TACTICAL EMPATHY”.
When Joe biden’s speech writer Vinay Reddy sat down to write the inaugural address, he knew he needed a different kind of speech. Driven by the idea of using “rhetoric for good” he studied speeches (including a lot of Churchill) where words had been used in a positive content to unite people.
JFK’s speechwriter Ted Sorensen said that the best speeches come down to 4 words and 5 lines…
Future vice president Kamala Harris knows how to present her CV without appearing too arrogant or self-promotional. It’s a tough skill to learn when you need to talk about yourself.
Putting the 3 appeals of persuasion into practice. Arguments are not about winning. They are about winning people over…
Featuring content from Jane Goodall, Emma Watson, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Greta Thunberg, Melinda Gates, Kate Raworth, Anita Roddick and Malala Yousafzai, Tell Stories That Matter looks behind the scenes at how they communicate, so that you can learn to tell better stories yourself.
Here are 5 predictions that we at IBM believe will help organisations to become more sustainable over the next 5 years.