1. What if you really could change the world? Jody Williams, Nobel Peace Prize winner, firmly believes that each and every one of us can and should contribute to creating a better world. In this empowering RSA Short Jody explains why it is so important that we strive to make a difference.

    Jody Williams
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    Watch Jody Williams' lecture in full: youtube.com/watch?v=72w0vxCcO8M

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  2. Finding one's passion and true purpose in life is essential to human flourishing.

    In this new RSA Shorts video, Sir Ken Robinson argues that education, organisations and communities need to be built on a model of diversity rather than conformity, so that every individual is able to discover and develop their unique talents and abilities.

    Voice: Sir Ken Robinson
    Director: Jim Batt
    Artist: Molly Crabapple

    Watch Sir Ken Robinson's RSA Lecture on The Element in full:
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  3. In the latest RSA Short, bestselling author Dan Pink shows us how to influence others more effectively; it’s as simple as A-B-C. Whether we're employees pitching to our bosses, parents and teachers cajoling kids, or politicians presenting new policies, we can all improve the way we persuade others.

    Voice - Daniel H Pink
    Animation - Cognitive Media

    Watch Dan Pink's lecture in full youtube.com/watch?v=LIhfzpfYH1U

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  4. Our politicians are hung up on keeping the growth curve rising. But does GDP really tell us all we need to know about a country's wealth and well-being? In this new RSA Short, Kate Raworth makes a powerful argument to look beyond economic growth alone for a true measure of prosperity and progress.

    Kate Raworth is a renegade economist teaching at Oxford University, and is focused on the rewriting of economics to make it a fit tool for addressing the 21st century's social and ecological challenges. She blogs on Doughnut Economics at kateraworth.com and tweets @KateRaworth

    Credits:
    Voice: Kate Raworth
    Animation: Marija Jacimovic
    Design: Milan Perisic
    Production: Benoit Detall

    Watch Kate Raworth in full: vimeo.com/56749650

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  5. This film was the winning entry in the RSA / Nominet Trust Film Competition Award 2012. It was from this competition that the RSA Shorts series was born.

    The animation was created by Marija Jacimovic and Benoit Detalle and uses an excerpt from a speech given by Michael Pollan at the RSA in 2010 -- Food Rules: youtube.com/watch?v=c31cAdYUvT8

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The RSA Shorts animation series provides a snapshot of a big idea, blending voices from the RSA Public Events Programme and the creative talents of illustrators and animators from around the world. It responds to the ever-increasing need for new ideas and inspiration in our busy lives and acts as a jolt of ‘mental espresso’ that will awaken the curiosity in all of us.

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The RSA Shorts animation series provides a snapshot of a big idea, blending voices from the RSA Public Events Programme and the creative talents of illustrators and animators from around the world. It responds to the ever-increasing need for new ideas and inspiration in our busy lives and acts as a jolt of ‘mental espresso’ that will awaken the curiosity in all of us.

If you’re interested in the opportunity of animating one of our Shorts, please email your bio and links to your portfolio to shorts@rsa.org.uk.

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