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Creating a Tipping Point for the Planet One Talk at a Time with Graham Hill – 175

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Graham Hill has always been a pioneer. Early on, he created and sold one of the first internet companies, which gave him the opportunity to shift his focus. Since then he has created more companies, all with a focus on influencing the narrative around sustainability, which have been featured by the New York Times, Dwell, Discovery Channel, and “The Minimalists” documentary.

Today, he is a leading figure at the intersection of entrepreneurialism, innovation, and sustainability. One of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative People in Business,” Graham is sought after for his ability to clearly communicate how we can all create a simpler, wealthier, greener, and happier planet. He has presented at many prestigious conferences including two main stage TED talks that have reached over 10 million people.

On this show, he is sharing about how speaking has helped him become a thought leader in the environmental space, and about his latest venture. 20 years in the making, The Carbonauts is the culmination of Graham Hill’s environmental career and the start of a movement that could tip the balance in nature’s favour, so that our planet and future generations are safe.

Enjoy.

What you’ll learn:

  • How Graham got started on his mission and why.
  • The impact you can have when you have a powerful vision of the way you want things to be.
  • How Graham has pivoted multiple times in his environmental career.
  • Graham’s view on the effect that the pandemic has had an effect on our relationship with the planet.
  • Why we need to have an ‘improv mindset’ to climate change.
  • The change we could make tomorrow.
  • How the personal benefits of choosing a lower carbon footprint can far outweigh the sacrifices.
  • The 5 most impactful ways we can reduce our carbon footprint?
  • The impact that 3.5% of the population changing can have on change.
  • Why speaking has been so critical in helping Graham become a thought leader.

 

All things Graham:

Thecarbonauts.com

@wethecarbonauts

TED Talk – Why I’m a weekday vegetarian by Graham Hill 

 

Books: 

Natural Capitalism – The Next Industrial Revolution by Paul Hawken, Amory B. Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins

The Overstory by Richard Powers

 

Resources:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/thespeakingclub/

https://www.saraharcher.co.uk/challenge 

https://www.facebook.com/SarahArcherSpeak/

https://www.saraharcher.co.uk

https://www.standoutpitch.com

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