Transition Towns: “Right-Side-Upping” an Upside Down World

July 17, 2012 Leave a comment
Transition Towns: “Right-Side-Upping” an Upside Down World

“Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction.” — Albert Einstein ...

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Published in Earth in Transition

5 Fundamental Needs of Green Consumers

June 20, 2012 Leave a comment
5 Fundamental Needs of Green Consumers

I just finished reading The New Rules of Green Marketing from cover to cover. Jacquelyn Ottman is onto something!

Read her book. It’ll be well worth your time.

Meanwhile, I’m spilling the beans on part ...

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Published in Green Marketing

Will a busted guitar smash your reputation?

June 11, 2012 Leave a comment
Will a busted guitar smash your reputation?

Dave Carroll was flying from Nova Scotia to Omaha, Nebraska to play a gig with his band.

Landing in Chicago, Dave was waiting to get off his flight and change planes. Suddenly he heard a ...

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How a Single Dream Made a Dream City

May 30, 2012 Leave a comment
How a Single Dream Made a Dream City

There once was a man … who had a dream … about a city over 300 years old.

Originally a gold-mining camp run by Portuguese settlers, now it's a thriving metropolis.

But our story begins ...

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What’s YOUR Story?

May 27, 2012 Leave a comment
What’s YOUR Story?

A Call for Earth in Transition Stories

If you’re reading this you probably know all too well the dreadful statistics of our currently deteriorating world: pollution, climate change, poisoned agriculture, disease, economic and social breakdown.

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Published in Earth in Transition

“My Beer Feeds Your Fish”

May 4, 2012 Leave a comment
“My Beer Feeds Your Fish”

Want to know what Zero Waste means in Real Life?

Then watch this video and learn how a meat production company in Chicago is transforming itself into a “cradle to cradle” food production plant, where ...

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Sustainable World Manifesto

May 2, 2012 Leave a comment
Sustainable World Manifesto

A guest post by Valerie Leroyer

 “Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.” — Albert Einstein

We live in a fast-paced world.

Every day there are breakthroughs in technologies and we must ...

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Published in Guest Posts

Win or Lose on your Popcorn Content

April 16, 2012 2 comments
Win or Lose on your Popcorn Content

by Faith Attaguile

“Popcorn content?” you ask ...

Yup. Popcorn.

That’s Nick Usborne’s metaphor for what drives successful social media content. He uses it, he says, because social media demands that your writing must …

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Published in Social Media

Going Green Our Own Way: 5 Challenges to Creating a Connected World

April 2, 2012 Leave a comment
Going Green Our Own Way: 5 Challenges to Creating a Connected World

By Faith Attaguile Green living, once a sideline issue for the “weirdos” of the world, has gone mainstream. But not out of choice. Out of necessity.

Looking behind the mask

We live in a consumer ...

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Words to live by …

March 26, 2012 Leave a comment
Words to live by …

from  Jay Levinson & Shel Horowitz

“Companies that refuse to embrace sustainability values will be left to a world of diminishing markets, falling profits, and increasing lawsuits. More than ever before, today’s consumer wants to ...

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Published in Words to Live By