Sam German

Black Gold

The Power of False Truths It’s a warm spring evening in Brooklyn, New York, 1916. People are shuffling into a Baptist chapel to hear the legendary Dr. Russell Conwell speak. He talks about Ali Hafed, a poor Indian farmer whose life was changed forever following the briefest of encounters with a monk. During this chance encounter, Ali’s eyes had been opened to the deepest …

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Handful of Soil

Precision Public Health

21st Century Public Health On June 9th 2016 we had the privilege of speaking at the Royal Society for Public Health’s (RSPH) Conference on Health Trainers, and their highly respected “Well Communities” Programme. Opening the conference, RSPH CEO Shirley Kramer, talked passionately about “Precision Public Health” and later there was a piece on “Rings of Confidence”. Not only …

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Close Up of Hand Holding Tape Measure


A Day to Remember Thursday 16th June 2016 was an amazing day. It was the day when Birmingham City University (BCU) hosted the Investment Readiness workshop for our first wave SeedPod ventures. The event was the culmination of 5 months of hard work on the SeedPod curriculum. It afforded the social entrepreneurs an opportunity to practice their pitching skills …

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Seedling Coming into Bloom

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