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July 7 2009 Extravaganza

TANGLED UP IN BLUE: wellness as a model for social change

  So often the drive to sustainability and social change is a fight, an uphill battle against the status quo. But what if we looked at it another way; as a path towards wholeness, or rather wellness. The Eight Dimensions of Wellness (or nine, depending on which model you choose to look at) provides an…

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Redemption Song

I recently attended the Sustainable Brands conference in San Diego. A truly inspiring and informative experience. Below presents the second in a series of posts based on insights from the conference. I would like to thank SustainAbility for their Model Behavior: 20 Business Model Innovations for Sustainability.   #2 The big picture of Sustainability  …

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Everyday people

   How to build sustainable social enterprise?   Long term social change requires cultural change as well. Hila Mehr’s Huffington Post piece, Social Entrepreneurs Need to Think Beyond the Business clearly articulates this critical space for social enterprise. She charges businesses to think beyond the feel good to build real systematic change. “While grateful for the rise in…

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A Change Is Gonna Come

   I recently attended the Sustainable Brands conference in San Diego. A truly inspiring and informative experience. Below presents the first in a series of posts based on insights from the conference.   #1 Change or be left behind The long standing models of business are no longer viable. They do not respond adequately to…

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Learnalilgivinalovin

  As a follow up to my first blog post, where I introduced my world vision for sustainable business, I will now spend a little time discussing simple ways that people can participate in this vision. This is by no means an extensive or in depth analysis. The idea is to get you started in…

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Imagine

    Imagine a world that is better. A world where you as a consumer, community, employee, manager, owner, CEO participate meaningfully in the decisions that affect you – personal decisions, services decisions, business decisions. A world beyond listening, feedback, consultation or marketing. A world where you positively influence and are positively influenced by the…