Choosing To Do Positive Work

This section focuses on people who choose to do positive work that helps people or the planet.

It also provides practical tools and exercises that people can use in their own ways.

P is for The Partnership For 21st Century Skills

The Partnership For 21st Century Skills in the United States has a clear mission. It aims:

To serve as a catalyst to position 21st century readiness at the center of US K12 education by Read more

T is for Toybank: Giving Back The Right To Childhood

Toybank is a non-profit organisation that aims to provide toys to all children. It vision is a world where all children have a happy and healthy childhood.

Below are excerpts from its Read more

K is for Kanchi: Unleashing The Abilities Of People With Disabilities

Kanchi is a social enterprise that works to unleash the abilities of the one billion people in the world with a disability.

Below are excerpts from its website. You can discover more via the Read more

D is for Bryan Dik: Finding And Following Your Calling

During the past 50 years many people have focused on helping others to find or create meaningful work.

The pioneers have included Bernard Haldane, Frank Parsons, Richard Bolles and many others. Many Read more

L is for Liberation Chocolate: Rehabilitating Child Soldiers

Sheikh A. Turay founded Liberation Chocolate in Liberia. Below are excerpts from its website. You can discover more via the following link.


It’s a story of unbelievable hardship, courage, horror, inspiration, Read more

M is for Maggie’s Centres: Empowering People With Cancer

The video above gives a short introduction to the centres. Here is some more information from the organisation’s web site. You can discover more at:


Maggie Keswick Jencks was the co-founder, Read more

T is for Trash To Cash

Madhmita Puri’s favourite words are reputed to be ‘I have an idea’. She translated these into action when founding Trash to Cash. The video above is from a talk she gave at a session Read more

B is for Adam Braun: Pencils Of Promise

Adam is the Founder and CEO of Pencils of Promise. His original ambition was to have a career in finance and, after doing well at university, he set out on this path.

Pursuing his Read more

T is for The Triple Bottom Line: People, Planet And Profit

The term ‘Triple Bottom Line’ was popularised by John Elkington in the 1990s. The approach involves companies behaving responsibly in relation to the 3 Ps: People, Planet and Profit.

In the video Read more

A is for Thomas Armstrong: Enabling Special-Needs Students Flourish

This guest blog is written by Thomas Armstrong. He is a pioneer in helping us to see the strengths in people with different personalities and learning styles.

The article is taken directly Read more