S is for Symphonia For South Africa: Partner For Possibility Programme

The video above describes some aspects of the Partner for Possibility approach expressed by Symphonia. Here are some extracts from the organisation’s web site.

http://www.symphonia.net/symphonia_for_south_africa.htm

Symphonia for South Africa is a registered Non-Profit Read more

A is for Axiom News: Producing Journalism That Gives People Hope

Axiom News publishes stories that focus on people’s strengths and provide positive ways forward.

Here are some details about their work. These excerpts are taken directly from their web site. You can discover Read more

B is for Michael Bungay Stanier: Doing Great Work

Michael is the Senior Partner of Box of Crayons. This is a company that helps organisations to do less Good Work and more Great Work.

In this presentation at Google Michael talks Read more

F is for Peter Fenwick: The Art Of Dying Well

Peter is a neuropsychiatrist. He and his colleagues have done extensive research into the actual process of dying.

This involved listening to over 1,000 people who were experiencing the process. They found Read more

G is for Sam Goldstein And Robert Brooks: Resilience In Children

Sam Goldstein and Robert Brooks have written many books on resilience. This article gives an introduction to their work. You can discover more at their web sites.

http://samgoldstein.com/

http://www.drrobertbrooks.com/

http://www.raisingresilientkids.com/index.html

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P is for Lluis Pareras: Five Keys To Success For Social Entrepreneurs

Lluis presents an interesting point of view in this video.

Even if you do not agree with everything he says, it can be useful to know his approach. Here is the TED Read more

B is for Ron Berger: Building An Ethic of Excellence In Education

Ron is a generous and gifted educator who has enabled many people to develop as people and professionals.

He is the Chief Academic Officer of Expeditionary Learning. The organisation aims to inspire Read more

V is for Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy: Sharing The Gift Of Sight

The video above gives a short introduction to the work of Dr. Govindappa Venkataswamy.

Known as Dr. V., he helped many people to see again. Below is a much longer film called Read more