Today’s quick hits from the goodness trail.
Visions of suger plums and all kinds of goodness danced through the heads of those attending the first day of TedGlobal. This is seriously worth reading for it’s perspective, happy news, jaw-dropping news and more. Money quote:
(R)esearch Sheryl WuDun cited show(ed) that once your basic needs are met, very few things can elevate your level of happiness and contributing to something bigger than you are is chief among them.
Stanford business students once again kick around How Do You Teach Social Good? This post proposes that you focus on others, make ripples and remember that big business can be a force for change. OK, I have to admit that my bias is showing. That last point makes my skin crawl for some reason.
Goofing around on Google today brought me to the Wiktionary page for goodness. Interesting.
And then I stumbled into the Goodness500, which ranks corporations on their social responsibility and has, beyond the doubt, the funniest brand image I’ve ever seen — the cat in the suit.
Finally, I happened upon this debate about whether all religions are the same, or whether the mere idea that all religions “are different paths to the same God” is not only untrue, but also disrespectful and dangerous.