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Grow Your Empathy Through Better Visual Perception with Alan Alda
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The simple act of noticing someone's eye color can build your empathy, explains Alan Alda, who got so curious about empathy one day that he began to experiment on himself. Any time he'd interact with someone, he would try to figure out what they were feeling, and name their emotional state (using strictly his inside voice). This exercise inspired psychologist Dr. Matthew Lerner to conduct a scientific study on empathy, and how it can be bolstered by practicing visual perception. Alda lists the benefits of paying more attention to the people you encounter each day as numerous: annoying people become easier to tolerate, discussions become more productive, you feel more relaxed, which is contagious to those around you—you can even become a better conversationalist and writer. He is full of praise for the effect of empathy on communication, but not without caveat: he warns that empathy must be managed and edited in order to be a successful tool, otherwise it can work against you. Alda has summarized his adventures in the art and science of communication in his book If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?  Published by Big Think.

EarthSayer Alan Alda
Date 6/8/2017 Format Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Empathy and Consciousness More Details
What is Sustainability to Eastman Chemical Company?
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What is Sustainability? The vision for Sustainability at Eastman Chemical is that sustainability is embedded in everything we do. It's about balance. It's about making choices and being part of solutions to do what's right for business and what's right for the planet. Sustainability is a way for us to use our heads, show our hearts, but use our brains. It's an attitude, a state of mind. It is directly linked to innovation.

Godefroy Motte, SVP, Regional and Sustainability Officer, Eastman; Jim Rogers, Chairman and CEO, Eastman,

EarthSayers Godefroy Motte; Jim Rogers
Date 6/26/2013 Format Corporate
Length 2:49 Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection What is Sustainability? More Details
21st Century Leadership
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What does it take to be an effective leader in the 21st century? According to John Elkington, Mark Moody Stuart, Rajendra Pachauri, Yolanda Kakabadse and others, leadership on the sustainability agenda will require the vision to make decisions with the next 50 or 100 years in mind, and to identify and support emerging innovators and changemakers.

 

EarthSayers Lester Brown; John Elkington; Yolanda Kakabadse
Date 4/29/2012 Format Documentary
Length 3:28 Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Ray Anderson Memorial Interviews More Details
Collaboration and Knowledge by Tom Ewart
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3BL Media's Lorraine Smith interviews Tom Ewart Managing Director at Network for Business Sustainability at the Ethical Sourcing Forum. He talks about his "bridge role" between academia and business and collaboration among a wide range of groups.

EarthSayer Tom Ewart
Date 4/4/2011 Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Ethical Sourcing More Details
Water Warriors by Liz Miller
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What if you lived by the largest body of fresh water in the world but could no longer afford to use it?

When water costs soar, residents of Highland Park, Michigan demand to know who will foot the bill. Topics: Water, Community, Activism, Sustainability, Women's Rights, Civil Rights, Government, Michigan.

Visit The Waterfront Website for more information.Film by Liz Miller.

EarthSayer Liz Miller
Date 6/2/2006 Format Documentary
Length 6:25 Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection One Water More Details
Survivor Cafe: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory
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April 23, 2018 Talks at Google

"Survivor Café: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory by Elisabeth Rosner.

Elizabeth Rosner discusses her latest book, "Survivor Café: The Legacy of Trauma and the Labyrinth of Memory." It blends personal story, interviews, and extensive research on the complex subject of the inter-generational aftermath of war and atrocity. Called “breathtaking” by Pulitzer-prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen, the book offers a comprehensive and intimate portrait of both individual and collective inheritance of history. Prior to "Survivor Cafe," Elizabeth published three works of fiction - "The Speed of Light," "Blue Nude: A Novel," and "Electric City," as well as a poetry collection called "Gravity."

Click on image to order book from Amazon or visit your local bookstore.


EarthSayer Elisabeth Rosner
Date unknown Format Book Promotion
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Health and Wellness More Details
Building Resilient Communities 2013 with Julia Butterfly Hill
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Julia Butterfly Hill | Keynote Presentation Building Resilient Communities Convergence 2013 Northern California Permaculture and Transition Network Convergence Oct. 11th-13th, 2013, Hopland, CA. 

We Trully Are All One, Co-creating our World, Building Resilient Communities.

EarthSayers Julia Butterfly Hill; Susan Silber
Date unknown Format Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Julia Butterfly Hill More Details
Julia in the Storm
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Published on Dec 23, 2010
Julia Butterfly Hill climbed a 2000 year old redwood in Northern California and lived in its branches for over 2 years to save it from the chainsaws of a logging company. Her first winer she was nearly killed as a terrible storm raged through her tiny perch. Julia describes the horror, and the life lessons, of those terrifying hours.
Date unknown Format Documentary
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Julia Butterfly Hill More Details
Art and Our Human Land Connection -Wyatt Hersey
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2018 Geography of Hope: Wyatt Hersey—painter, illustrator, and natural historian

The 2018 Geography of Hope Conference explores the theme of “Finding Resilience in Nature in Perilous Times” on Saturday, March 17, and Sunday, March 18. During these fraught days of political upheaval, social turmoil, and environmental assaults, the conference shows ways to build emotional and spiritual resilience, using nature as a touchstone.

Since 2008, Geography of Hope conferences have become known for illuminating the relationship between people and the land, and for strengthening that bond through the compelling voices of writers, artists, and activists who offer both inspiration and calls to action.

EarthSayer Wyatt Hersey
Date unknown Format Interview
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Artists and Musicians More Details
Inner Landscape of Sustainability by Isabel Rimanoczy
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Reflection about the Inner Landscape of Sustainability 

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. has made it her life purpose to develop change accelerators. She developed the concept of the Sustainability Mindset by studying what inspired leaders to act in a business-as-unusual way. 

In this video she address interconnectivity and connecting with our inner landscape."There is an increasing number of people who are looking inside,

pausing, and are stepping outside of the noise...they are asking themselves what are mBig Bang Being Booky deepest values why am I doing what am I doing?"

What is the purpose of what I am doing?

Click on the image to order her book from Amazon or visit your local bookstore.

EarthSayer Isabel Rimanoczy
Date unknown Format Teaching
Length unknown Keywords SustainabilityMember of Special Collection Culture and Consciousness More Details
 

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