We First 5: An Electrifying Future

Simon Mainwaring / Values / 1 year ago

1. A Reason for Optimism
If you’ve every had the pleasure of hearing him speak, then you may have noticed that our founder and CEO is from the land down under. And now, besides for its famous pies, Australia is giving Simon another to be proud by rolling out ambitious plans for a carbon-free energy grid. For a more in-depth look, check out: http://bit.ly/1s2bepR

2. And Another Reason
As countries undertake the serious work of following the recently signed Paris Agreement, one nation in Europe is already well on its way to being completely renewable by 2050 and actually paid people to use electricity. Find out more here: http://bit.ly/1XjQHsW

3. Bullseye
As technology takes more and more of a center stage in our lives, with all the good and bad that that entails, it’s comforting to know that some of it is still no match for a well-aimed stick. See what happens here: http://bit.ly/1OqgCrG

4. Ummm, like, so this is an ummm, great app…
Ahh, the curse of “umm,” “like” and other verbal tics that gunk up an otherwise sterling presentation that you’ve spent weeks (or months) preparing. Some smart folks at Harvard have developed an app that can help turn junior level speakers into sounding like a CEO.

More info here: http://read.bi/1TdJmrU

5. Simon in New England
Simon was recently in the Granite State where he delivered a keynote speech. If you’re in the northeast, check in here to see what else is happening in the region: http://www.nhbsr.org

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