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How to Break the Hold of Implicit Bias
In this episode, together with Barbara Adams, the founder and chief learning officer at GAR (Gender, Age and Race) Diversity Consulting in San Francisco, we’ll examine how we can keep context in mind in difficult interpersonal conversations and the way our own biases can blind us to obvious truths.
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What Shapes the Future? Our Knowledge Collection on the Challenges of Tomorrow.
Global capitalism has raised millions out of poverty. Yet it has also created growing inequalities between the rich and the poor, and put the environment under pressure. Is Capitalism at a breaking point? And if yes: What might replace it?
FROM CONSUMERISM TO SUSTAINABILITY
Resource depletion, mounting waste and climate change – more and more people are coming to realize that unfettered consumerism is neither sustainable nor a pathway to joy and meaning in life. From de-cluttering closets to imagining alternative models of running an economy, there is a wealth of interesting ideas out there on how to modify our unsustainable consumerist habits.
THE NEXT SOCIETY
We are currently undergoing seismic generational shifts. As the Millennial generation is increasingly taking over, this new generation of digital natives is reshaping the world of work and values.
Do you still remember life before the smartphone? Despite its many conveniences, the smartphone has also become a source of constant distraction. Addictive apps can have a detrimental impact on your brain. And the way you manage your attention directly impacts your quality of life.
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