In this 18 minute TED video entitled “Four Principles For The Open World,” Don Tapscott explains that the internet is today’s version of the printing press and feels hopeful about the future because it supports the growth of what he calls ‘networked intelligence.’
Days before this TED talk entitled Addicted to Risk, journalist Naomi Klein was on a boat in the Gulf of Mexico, looking at the catastrophic results of BP’s risky pursuit of oil. She argues that our societies have become addicted to extreme risk in finding new energy, new financial instruments and more … and too often, we’re left to clean up a mess afterward. Klein’s question: What’s the backup plan?
Here is a thought provoking TED Talk by the future minded Indian artist Raghava KK entitled “What’s your 200-year plan?” As coaches, we always encourage and support our clients in setting goals. I believe there are some good takeaways, especially about the idea of creativity being our greatest gift to ourselves and the wonderful planet we live in. Please check it out!