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#100 Weekend reads – social leadership requires commitment and consistency
It’s celebration time, as I’ve been doing my Weekend Reads for 100 weeks now, with only two weeks off...
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Andrea T Edwards
#99 Weekend reads – greetings from Singapore, it's nice to see you
After nearly two and a half years, we’ve made it back to Singapore. It’s a practical trip – banks, doctors,...
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#98 Weekend reads – did you know trees are more than carbon capture sticks?
Yes, they are… apparently. There’s a new report that proves it too and I have to say, hearing that trees...
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LinkedIn tips Andrea T Edwards
What are the character limits for LinkedIn? 2022 edition
If you’re looking for the latest information on character limits for LinkedIn, look no further. The information...
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Weekend Reads
#97 Weekend reads – have we hit climate breakdown?
All of these stories should be THE major story for the climate this week. Climate change: Wildfire smoke...
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Andrea T Edwards
#96 Weekend reads – we have our eye off the ball, sigh
I’ve been floating around the last few weeks, barely able to believe how completely stupid humanity is....
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The Social Leadership Manifesto
A social leader is in tune with the world’s moments
I’ve noticed some people posting on LinkedIn asking us to be mindful of what we share right now. The...
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Andrea T Edwards
The Social Leadership Manifesto, are you ready to take your place?
Social media is a mess. It has become a destructive and divisive force in our societies, and its incredible...
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Andrea T Edwards
#95 Weekend reads – the “Five Fragilities” the world faces
Here we go, another intense week, and one thing I am understanding is many many people are struggling...
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It’s International Women’s Day and I’m frustrated as hell
I’m always happy to celebrate IWD but I’ve got to tell you, after all these years attending or speaking...
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Why is Putin doing this
#94 Weekend reads – it’s ok to protect yourself from the news right now
Since I started my Weekend Reads more than 94 weeks ago, no question this time is the most challenging....
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Andrea T Edwards
#93 Weekend reads – global security is teetering on the edge
Ukraine and Russia are at war and it’s considered the greatest risk to world peace since World War II....
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Andrea T Edwards
#92 Weekend reads – it’s just not enough Coca-Cola
This week Coca-Cola announced plans to increase the share of beverages that come in returnable or refillable...
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Andrea T Edwards
#91 Weekend reads – fast fashion has to go and we must stop buying it
I want to draw your attention to three articles this week. The first is a startling fast fashion story...
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Andrea T Edwards
What can I do to act on climate change? First job is knowledge
Welcome to year three, where I am compiling climate crisis information, which covers global heating,...
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Weekend Reads Andrea T Edwards
#90 Weekend reads – we cannot afford war, we just can’t
As we’re watching the rumblings of the build up towards war in the Ukraine and the political posturing...
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Andrea T Edwards
#89 Weekend reads – we passed the fifth of nine planetary boundaries
Look for the headline - Chemical pollution has passed safe limit for humanity, say scientists. This is...
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Andrea T Edwards
#88 Weekend reads – let’s honor the life and legacy of Thich Hat Hanh
We woke to the news that Thich Hat Hanh has passed. Rather than sadness, I’ve watched love and respect...
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#87 Weekend reads – the deeper lesson Djokovic is giving us
During The Know Show yesterday, I talked about the deeper lesson of this whole Djokovic story, and it’s...
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Knowledge Economy
#86 Weekend reads – are you leaping into 2022 or still recuperating from 2021?
Happy New Year my friends and here’s hoping for better times ahead for all. Then again, we’re certainly...
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Individual environment action
12 things we can ALL do to reduce our impact on the environment
I’ve been sharing tons of information this year - my own, as well as working with other legends who care...
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Andrea T Edwards
#85 Weekend reads – and Omicron is a tidal wave, but what is the threat?
Last week, the media frenzy around Omicron was subdued, which was exactly the right approach, because...
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Andrea T Edwards
#84 Weekend reads – The World Inequality Report 2022 startling not surprising
This week The World Inequality Report 2022 was released. Look below for links to this very important...
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Andrea T Edwards
#83 Weekend reads – a case study in news and opinions this week
When I published my weekend reads last Saturday, we had just learnt the name of the new variant, Omicron,...
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Uncommon Courage #UncommonCourage
40 ideas you can adopt OR influence to drive substantial change in your community or business
We’ve got 40 tips and ideas for building a better future with a focus on how businesses need to make...
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Andrea T Edwards
#82 Weekend reads – and we have a new strain, Omicron
We woke to the news yesterday, that there is a new strain of Covid coming out of Africa, known as B.1.1.529,...
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Weekend Reads Andrea T Edwards
#81 Weekend reads – let’s fight for a future where human dignity is a priority
Are you paying attention to what is going on in Belarus? Yes I appreciate there’s a LOT going on around...
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Pay for the media
Are you actively and financially supporting the media that matters?
I received an email from The Guardian recently, asking if I’d be willing to increase my subscription...
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Cop26
#80 Weekend reads – week two of Cop26, is there anything to be excited about?
I’ve watched some of the top environment thought leaders return from Cop26 in Glasgow, and on social...
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Andrea T Edwards
#79 Weekend reads – week one of Cop26, a success or failure?
Obviously my attention was glued to the news coming out of Cop26. The overarching goal was ambition,...
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