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Barry Schwartz

Changing The Way We Think About Work

Changing The Way We Think About Work In this TED presentation Barry Schwartz, author of Why We Work, explains why we are approaching work with a false logic that leaves business owners and employees dissatisfied with their lives. He shows us a new path that could radically change the type of business entrepreneurs build;

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meat and dairy sustainability

Just How Unsustainable Are The Meat And Dairy Industries?

Just How Unsustainable Are The Meat And Dairy Industries? ​If you have not yet checked out the Cowspiracy documentary then I highly recommend it. One of the biggest ways to slow down the effects of global warming is being ignored. Unless we address this issue then everything else we do will likely be in

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designing better businesses

Designing Better Businesses

Designing Better Businesses In this video presentation, Leon Jay shows you how to ask better questions to design a better business. Known as ‘The 5 P’s of Priority’, his unique framework provides entrepreneurs at any stage of their business a method to identify what they should be doing, and how to go about it.

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How To Eliminate Plastic Bags

How To Eliminate Plastic Bags (And Increase Profit)

How To Eliminate Plastic Bags (And Increase Profit) I was recently having coffee with a very smart man by the name of James Wilson. Our conversations often revolve around finding practical solutions to reducing climate change and minimizing waste. This day was no different. We began to discuss the topic of plastic bags, and in

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Why LED Bulbs are so much better

Why LED Bulbs Are Soooo Much Better

Why LED Bulbs Are Soooo Much Better ​LED bulbs are perhaps the simplest way any business (or home) can become more sustainable overnight. They are cheaper to run, last way longer, and are now just about as cheap to buy as any other bulb – if you know where to look.Most decisions in life

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kathmandu-sustainability

Ideas For Sustainability In Business From Kathmandu

Ideas For Sustainability In Business From Kathmandu I have just finished interviewing Ollie Milliner, the Sustainability Coordinator for Kathmandu (an outdoor adventure clothing chain with stores in NZ, Australia, and the UK). Yes, they have a full time position for such a role. I had contacted him as research I am conducting for my

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Garden Fresh Business Concept

Garden Fresh Business Concept

Garden Fresh Business Concept Another quick business (or community service) idea inspired by the great James Wilson over coffee. This one is unlikely to make you crazy rich, but could be a fun project for the right people. And it is certainly a great way to reduce waste, and minimize the embodied energy in

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