Chief Oren Lyons is a Native American Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan of the Seneca Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy, the Haudenosaunee Peoples. He’s a member Chief of the Onondaga Council of Chiefs and the Grand Council of the Iroquois Confederacy. He's Professor Emeritus at University of Buffalo, New York and he has a doctorate law degree from Syracuse University. Oren is an accomplished artist, environmentalist, author, and founder and principal partner of One Bowl Productions, a purpose-driven film and television production company in LA. He's chairman of the board for Plantagon, and a world leader in Greenhouse Innovation. Oren is a leading voice at the United Nations permanent forum on human rights of indigenous peoples. And he's received numerous prestigious awards, such as the United Nations NGO World Peace Prize, and recently the prestigious Friends of the Children award with his colleague, the late Nelson Mandela.
In this podcast:
- What is wisdom
- The difference between listening and hearing
- Why we need to slow our meetings down
- International Green Cross
- Greed is our existential problem
- Oren’s advice to leaders
- Capitalism is not democracy
- The importance of giving thanks
- It ain’t over ‘til it’s over
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