Heading to Africa

Posted on April 28, 2010 Under Travel

I'm heading to Tanzania! I'll be in Dar Es Salaam, the Ngorongoro Crater and into some more remote areas with my friends from Millennium Promise.   The primary purpose of the vist is a YGL Summit and a speech in London,…

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Playground Screening: London

Posted on April 8, 2010 Under Life

If you're in London on May 1st I highly encourage (if you're a friend of mine I demand) you go see the Playground film by my friend Libby Spears (no, not related to me). It's an incredibly sobering look into…

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Jamie Oliver’s TED Wish

Posted on February 11, 2010 Under Life

“I wish for your help to create a strong, sustainable movement to educate every child about food, inspire families to cook again and empower people everywhere to fight obesity.” Pitch in and learn how you can help here. I'm sure…

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Headed to Davos: 2010

Posted on January 22, 2010 Under Life

I'm off first thing tomorrow morning for a few days in London before I head on to Davos. This year is the 40th year the World Economic Forum has been convening world leaders and interesting people under one very snowy Swiss…

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Overcoming Trauma in Haiti

Posted on January 18, 2010 Under Life

Picture from the Boston: Six Days Later piece that floated around the web earlier today. It's hard to sit by and watch what's happening in Haiti. My father (who has dealt with his fair share of disasters) wrote a piece…

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Going dark for a few days…

Posted on January 13, 2010 Under Life

Everyone needs a little vacation from their inbox and the day to day, right? I'll be tweeting every now and then– if I have anything remotely interesting to share from the beach. Be back to you soon!

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Human Trafficking Awareness Day

Posted on January 11, 2010 Under Life

Approximately 27,000,000 people are currently enslaved today. Call it human trafficking, call it forced labor, it's slavery. More people working against their will right now than ever before in history. What are you willing to do to help stop it? More…

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A Quick Reader’s Survey

Posted on January 3, 2010 Under Life

It's been a long time. Way too long. Want to tell me about yourself? What you think about the site? What I should change? You know it's just me running the place now– so I want to hear from you. Fill…

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A Weekend With a DB9 Volante

Posted on December 30, 2009 Under Life

Back in August some friends at Aston Martin and Gotham Dream Cars hooked me up with a brand new DB9 for the weekend (Thanks again guys!). I originally intended to write a blow by blow story of my experience but every…

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My Year in Cities: 2009

Posted on December 29, 2009 Under Travel

The above image is by Chris Jordan and depicts 11,000 jet trails, equal to the number of commercial flights in the US every eight hours. I realize I am in some way apart of the problem. I guess the next…

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