WANTED: Documentary recommendations!
WANTED: Documentary recommendations! 📺📺📺
Sometimes you watch a #documentary that opens your eyes. It gives you a new perspective or confirms the thoughts you already had.
I am looking for #documentary recommendations on the following topics:
- New ways of working
- Progressive organizations
- Other must-watch documentaries
It isn't strictly business related, but 'RBG' on Netflix shows the power of thinking differently to make a difference in the world. It made me reflect the world has lost such an amazing individual that we desperately still need - but it also makes you want to jump off the sofa and to play your part in thinking and being different to get the world and joy we need.
The Third Industrial Revolution: A Radical New Sharing Economy
The global economy is in crisis. The exponential exhaustion of natural resources, declining productivity, slow growth, rising unemployment, and steep inequality, forces us to rethink our economic models. Where do we go from here? In this feature-length documentary, social and economic theorist Jeremy Rifkin lays out a road map to usher in a new economic system.
A Third Industrial Revolution is unfolding with the convergence of three pivotal technologies: an ultra-fast 5G communication internet, a renewable energy internet, and a driverless mobility internet, all connected to the Internet of Things embedded across society and the environment.
This 21st century smart digital infrastructure is giving rise to a radical new sharing economy that is transforming the way we manage, power and move economic life. But with climate change now ravaging the planet, it needs to happen fast. Change of this magnitude requires political will and a profound ideological shift.
The Biggest Little Farm.
A lovely watch sharing how ecosystems work together and how when something goes wrong to take a step back, try not to fix it directly yourself, and see how the eco system can help or if something is missing. E.g. loads of snails ruining your crops in one part of the farm !? Ducks love snails, and moving them over to these crops provides a good and free food source for them, as well as saving the crops.
I watched it on netflix. I think it can be rented on google etc.
In German only, but quite inspiring: "More purpose, less greed - rethinking capitalism" (Mehr Sinn statt Gier - Kapitalismus neu gedacht)
About purpose driven organizations like Ecosia, wildplastic, Elobau (might be worth also for the bucketlist if not already on it...) and a new legal structure for businesses like them that supports the purpose driven work.
The documentary of a jeans factory in a small Welsh town, highly purpose driven, which captured the attention of the world when a pair was bought by the Princess Meghan Markle. The documentary explains the spark that the factory has ignited in the small Cardigan town and the pride it has given back to its people, after the existing factory was closed in 2002. I love the concept of their staff becoming "grand masters" of their trade. Well worth a watch!
"I dispensed with the false comfort that making detailed plans can bring – and falling back on the notion of control – in what was a highly uncertain environment. Detailed annual plans may have been standard practice a hundred years ago, but in our modern world this is far from ideal.”
Most of us know monopolies are bad. “They have no incentive to deliver better products or to get more efficient.” And if a monopoly can do whatever it likes, the victim is likely to be the customer. If it exists outside an organization, measures can be taken to end that. Within organizations, creating monopolies seems standard practice, but why!?