Category: Changemakers

6 Images to Move Your World (Seeing is Believing)

People Make Culture (Culture Doesn’t Make People) In the ultimate act of female empowerment, pop phenomenon Lady Gaga (above) has put a ring on her finger to celebrate that we are all free to propose to anyone at any time. The Knight Finger ring was launched by online retailer Klarna, together with Swedish fashion activist […]

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Oprah Winfrey: “I Don’t Believe in Failure”

Oprah Winfrey holds a fascinating role in American life, with a celebrity status that goes beyond entrepreneur, TV personality and wellness guru. Most will agree that she Is certainly inspirational. She shares her greatest lesson, her hopes for the future and what she would have done differently.   What is the greatest lesson you’ve learned […]

Warren Buffett Will Run Berkshire For 60 Years Beyond His Death

The world’s most frugal multi-billionaire has always had an eye for value, despite the payoff being decades away. His largest and most far-sighted investment, totaling billions of dollars, is not aimed at the capital markets but at improving the lives of millions. From humble beginnings in 1965, Warren Buffett has grown Berkshire Hathaway, a loss-making […]

Nobel Peace Prize Winner on His $9.3 Million a Day War

The Colombian Minister Of Defence, with a mandate to fight the revolutionary armed forces of Colombia (FARC), resigns and instead runs for president – convinced that negotiations, rather than war, will have a better outcome. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2016 for his efforts to bring the country’s more than 50-year-long civil […]

Sara Blakely: The Spanx Billionaire Who Thrived On Failure

In this exclusive interview with Real Leaders, Sara Blakely, the founder of Spanx, explains her life-long desire to help women, her commitment to The Giving Pledge and why she has no exit plan. She shares her inspirations with us and the thoughts she made public in her Giving Pledge letter to Bill Gates.   How did […]

Forest Whitaker seeks the humanity in each one of us

  A chance meeting with a former child soldier in Uganda makes Forest Whitaker want to devote his life to peace. He sees a direct link between violence anywhere in the world – gangs in Los Angeles or rebel soldiers in Africa. Childhood exposure to compassion, empathy and violence make Whitaker the activist for good […]

Desmond Tutu: “God Is Not A Christian. Nor a Jew, Muslim, Hindu…”

In this exclusive interview with Real Leaders, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and social rights activist Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says he is not threatened by the beliefs of others. He believes the world should become more aware of our shared humanity to avoid future conflicts. You represent a very specific world view, Christianity, yet have […]