The new wisdom of Ricardo Semler

We are smarter than ever, but have we also grown wiser? According to Ricardo Semler, the Brazilian top entrepreneur and philosopher who became immensely rich by making his employees happy, our economy has gone completely off the rails and capitalism has failed to create equality anywhere, ever.

VPRO’s Backlight was given exclusive access to his estate in the Brazilian jungle. Semler answers the question how we can create a better world, and outlines the conditions for an “age of Wisdom”.  

This English version of the episode can only be watched outside The Netherlands due to regulations from the Dutch Public Broadcasting Organization. The Dutch version can be watched on this website.