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Be The Change

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Lifestyle and Health Mind & Body - books to help you be better The Real World

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This is a fascinating collection of inspiring stories and ideas from a varied selection of individuals. Entrepreneurs to peace campaigners, environmentalist to civil rights lawyer, these stories are encouraging and motivating. The title of the book is from a quote by Gandhi “You must be the change you wish to see in the world” and hopefully these accounts will inspire and challenge you.

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Be The Change Synopsis

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."

So Gandhi advised. Today, there's a growing movement of people who are standing up and taking action for a better world.

Be The Change presents the stories of 28 of these pioneers: social entrepreneurs, activists and campaigners working in many fields, including the media, education, health, peace, finance, business and the environment. In exclusive interviews, individuals working on all scales — from global and national to local and grassroots levels — describe how and why they are bringing positive change. They share the challenges and the joys, and show that a brighter future is not only possible, it's already emerging.

Read these dynamic, first-hand accounts of dedication, innovation, determination and courage, and be inspired to know what anyone can achieve when they decide to be the change.

Including: social justice and water rights advocate Maude Barlow; award-winning social entrepreneurs Taddy Blecher and Mel Young; peace campaigners Scilla Elworthy and Gill Hicks; guerrilla gardener Richard Reynolds; youth activist Craig Kielburger; holistic education pioneer Satish Kumar; Nobel Peace laureate Wangari Maathai: Fair Trade trailblazer Safia Minney; sustainable development leader Jonathon Porritt; radical environmentalist Vandana Shiva; civil rights lawyer Clive Stafford Smith; global fundraiser and visionary Lynne Twist; and barrister/clown activist Jo Wilding.

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ISBN: 9780955521300
Publication date: 15/11/2007
Publisher: Love Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780955521300
Publication date: 15th November 2007
Author:
Publisher: Love Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 302 pages
Genres: Lifestyle & Health, Mind & Body, The Real World,
Categories: Cultural studies, Political activism,

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