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Happiness doesn't have to cost the Earth…

Statistician Nic Marks asks why we measure a nation’s success by its productivity – instead of by the happiness and well-being of its people. He introduces the Happy Planet Index, which tracks national well-being against resource use (because a happy life doesn’t have to cost the earth).

“I know there are challenges ahead, there may be trouble ahead, but I fear no one. I don’t care. I have been to the mountain top, and I have seen the Promised Land.” – Martin Luther King

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People don't buy what you do, they buy why you do it.

Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?” His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers.

If, after watching that video, you’re wondering what I believe in then read this, or this or maybe even visit the hiproject and discover why I truly believe that social media is the universal good that will make the world a better place.

Huge thank you to @scottgould for making me aware of this great TED talk.