It was unprecedented. And it worked beautifully for an entire 18 days before he died.
I’m talking about the first human heart transplant. The surgery was performed by Doctor Christiaan Barnard on a 53-year-old grocer named Lewis Washkansky in 1967 at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. The donor was a 25-year-old victim of a car accident named Denise Darvall.
Earth Day is just six days away. And where better to find some of the smartest and most compelling thinking on sustainability than TED? Today we’re sharing with you our three favorite sustainability TED talks. We invite you to watch, learn, and share.
Having invited readers to participate in the five lessons of How To Speak Corporatese, here you will find the complete list of words and phrases most often used in the corporate setting.
Review your favorites. Try them out in your day-to-day conversations. Wow the locals. And share with us any new words you learn along the way.
Here’s to speaking the mother tongue with confidence and flare.
6 words to adopt as a company mantra
I love it when I read a blog post that changes my perspective or teaches me something useful. Chunka Mui, a contributor here on Forbe, has been writing a series of posts about Google’s driverless car initiative. I just read Part 4, and while it contains lots of good and interesting reflection, the thing that hit me right between the eyes was something that seemed almost buried inside the post. Mui noted three rules for successful innovation that I just loved: