Invisible Giants: Changing the World One Step at a Time

Invisible Giants: Changing the World One Step at a Time

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By (author) Lindsay Levin

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  • Publisher: Vala Publishing Cooperative Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 176 pages
  • Dimensions: 156mm x 234mm x 16mm | 350g
  • Publication date: 18 June 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Bristol
  • ISBN 10: 190836307X
  • ISBN 13: 9781908363077
  • Sales rank: 199,827

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Invisible Giants is about leadership, choices in life and the potential in everyone to make a difference. Lindsay Levin, who founded the social enterprise Leaders' Quest in 2001, tells the stories of some of the remarkable people she has met through her work, and their impact on the world. They are individuals who have overcome a lack of education and resources to re-energise their communities, and business leaders who strive to integrate purpose alongside profit. They are female activists in slums campaigning to end the exclusion of girls from school, and environmentalists who are tackling the effects of industrialisation on the world's ecosystem. They are also the people we meet every day, who are revisiting their life choices. Invisible giants are the figures who emerge, often against the odds, to inspire confidence and invest energy in those around them. This is also the story of Lindsay's own quest to ask: "what really matters?" and to figure out where the answers can take her.

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After 15 years as a successful entrepreneur, Lindsay Levin founded Leaders' Quest in 2001, to connect leaders from all disciplines and sectors, and explore solutions to global issues. A strong NGO-advocate, her work ranges from searching for new initiatives that address poverty and environmental sustainability, to helping businesses redefine values and shift culture. She lives in London with her husband David, their sons, Zac, Joe and Louis and their two dogs.

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"Invisible Giants is an extraordinary, warts-and-all account designed to jump leaders into 21st century realities." John Elkington, author of "Cannibals with Forks"

Table of contents

Introduction: What Really Matters? Chapter 1: Building Bridges Chapter 2: Hidden Treasure Chapter 3: Return of the Soul Chapter 4: How Much is Enough? Chapter 5: Salaam, Shalom Chapter 6: William's Web Chapter 7: What Role for Business? Chapter 8: Showing Up Chapter 9: Rahul's Painting Chapter 10: Shifting Ground Chapter 11: The Whole River