How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Thursday, November 26, 2009 Why Leaders Cant Help Us BLOG Why Leaders DontGet It The famous Pogo cartoon from Earth Day 1971 (c) Walt Kelly T hebest thing about the job I just retired from has been the opportunityto speak with some of Canadas business leaders, specifically aboutsustainability.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

So Ithought I might rehearse what I might say there, here, and get somecomments from you, dear readers, before I make my presentation. We can lookforward once again to astonishingly rapid and unpredicable cycles ofboom and bust, collapse and reinvention of corporations and entireindustries, the fall of empires, belief frameworks and conventionalwisdom. Think of this as a kind of outsourcingof everything (parodied in the cartoon above).

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Michael Leunig (thanks to Mia for the link) A week ago I wrote an article linking business risk, business sustainability and business resilience,arguing that the best way to get companies to pay attention to theirsocial and environmental actions is to frame the challenge as abusiness risk and business sustainability issue, rather than somethingbusiness should do just out of a sense of responsibility.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Michael Leunig (thanks to Mia for the link) A week ago I wrote an article linking business risk, business sustainability and business resilience,arguing that the best way to get companies to pay attention to theirsocial and environmental actions is to frame the challenge as abusiness risk and business sustainability issue, rather than somethingbusiness should do just out of a sense of responsibility.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 23, 2007 Too Much Outrage, and Not Nearly Enough My favourite cartoon from the ever-provocative Ted Rall I ve been trying to figure out why some people love MichaelMoores new movie Sicko, and others hate it. The wildly divergentreactions, it seems, have less to do with political view and more to dowith the perceived solutions (or lack of them) to the outrageoussituation that Moore presents -- the utterly dysfunctional andegregiously expensive and inequitable US healthcare system.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 23, 2007 Too Much Outrage, and Not Nearly Enough My favourite cartoon from the ever-provocative Ted Rall I ve been trying to figure out why some people love MichaelMoores new movie Sicko, and others hate it. The wildly divergentreactions, it seems, have less to do with political view and more to dowith the perceived solutions (or lack of them) to the outrageoussituation that Moore presents -- the utterly dysfunctional andegregiously expensive and inequitable US healthcare system.

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How our workshop game confirmed all digital adoption is personal

Social Reporter

So Drew used his iPad mini to create some wonderful cartoons of Alice, Jenny, Faisal, Eunice, Sam and other characters who we introduced to groups in our workshop.

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Notes on CCS102 The Emergence of Business Networks and Communities - connect.BASF

Michael Sampson - Currents

Dr CheeChin Liew is presenting on business networks and communities at BASF. key visuals, tangible benefits, stories (via cartoon videos to describe a scenario), and regions before headquarters). -. (5) 5) fostering adoption - increase awareness (roadshow to present and demonstrate BASF sites), promote exchange (face-to-face meeting), transfer business needs to actions (consulting to find solutions), and gather and transferring best practices. (It

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. P hysicist Sean Carroll, a leading-edge thinker and researcher on quantum mechanics and astrophysics.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2016

How to Save the World

cartoon above by the Naked Pastor , David Hayward. ~~~~~. cartoon by Michael de Adder in the Halifax Chronicle Herald — thanks to Karen Runge for the link. New Yorker cartoon by David Borchart. New Yorker cartoon by Kim Warp. o ur civilization, it seems to me.

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Links of the Month: January 29, 2015

How to Save the World

cartoon by Mick Stevens from The New Yorker. Nancy also has some great advice for dealing with the usually- abysmal Q&A sessions after presentations. cartoon by Michael Leunig. not sure who authored this cartoon; anyone know?

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Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Winning caption, submitted by Audrey Orr, to a recent New Yorker cartoon caption contest; cartoon by Joe Dator. Another New Yorker cartoon contest cartoon, this one by PC Vey , with three excellent ‘finalist’ captions: (1) “Is that a new outfit?”;

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Links of the Month: November 8, 2013

How to Save the World

I think there are four ways to do that: Live an exemplary, joyful, present life : Be a model of living in the present, joyously, every day, living a life that’s aware, generous, responsible, sustainable and full of learning, wonder and love.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by the awesome Michael Leunig. Screening the Use of Screens: There is increasing evidence that what is presented to us on all kinds of screens is addictive and leads to antisocial tendencies. Today, we have allowed monolithic corporate institutions to set our national agenda.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2019

How to Save the World

cartoon by the brilliant Michael Leunig. The past, present, and future walked into a bar.

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A World With No One In Control

How to Save the World

Like Charles Barsotti’s cartoon above says, in complex systems nobody knows anything. First, I think, it means, giving up hope and living totally in the present. That means being present, focusing on right now, and making every moment better for yourself and those you love.

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Grimly Letting Go of the Old Story

How to Save the World

cartoon by David Sipress from the New Yorker. Here are the shifts I am seeing more tangibly that would seem to epitomize early collapse: Corporations have given up the pretence of being ethical.

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Links for the Month: December 27, 2011

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Terry Mosher (Aislin) in the Montreal Gazette. And the Republican Congress is introducing a new bill to allow them to unilaterally kill any new regulation its corporate owners don’t like. cartoon by David Sipress in the New Yorker.

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Links of the Month: January 28, 2014

How to Save the World

cartoon by Australian cartoonist Michael Leunig. The work of learning essential capacities, building resilient local communities, helping each other heal, and living joyful, exemplary, present lives, will not be helped by, and does not need, this shoddy, disreputable lot.

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The Metamovement’s Message: “We’re Not Buying It Any More”

How to Save the World

Financial corporations can no longer pretend to provide order in the economy. The people are rightfully, righteously protesting the corporations and the domination of the culture by the corporations and the suffering that that is inducing.

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Links of the Month: May 6, 2012

How to Save the World

cartoon by Adrian Raeside in the Victoria Times-Colonist. cartoon from the New Yorker by David Jacobson. We just have to drop the idea of capitalism, the idea of corporations running things, the idea of economic ‘growth’ It could be done.

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Links of the Month: April 16, 2013

How to Save the World

If you’re curious, here’s a presentation he made in Vancouver; here he is answering questions about the use of ayahuasca, and here’s an audio interview with him (if that’s not enough, there’s tons more on his website ). cartoon by arnie levin in the new yorker.

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More Thoughts About Intentionality, Split and Otherwise

How to Save the World

Hugh McLeod has a brilliant cartoon depicting this: If you're caught in this wage slavery hell, you will be living and breathing split intentions every day -- not only between what the corporation says it wants and what it really rewards, but also between what it wants and what you want.

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Links (and Top Tweets) of the Week(s) -- July 18, 2009

How to Save the World

Some excerpts: In making these observations in regard to inanimate corporations we do not infer antisocial attitudes on the part of the corporate officers. A corporation's executives are elected by its board of directors. In the affairs of the supranational corporate giants, real quality of product, consciously sustained, has given way to packaging-allure and advertising-proclaimed "quality" as commensurate only with the best interests of corporate moneymaking.

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Links of the Week: May 23, 2009

How to Save the World

cartoon by clay bennett. End the University As We Know It: Mark Taylor presents a scathing indictment of universities , condemning them as part of the cause of the economic crisis we face today, and proposing six radical reforms (most important: reorganize into multidisciplinary teams focused on real problems, rather than by 'faculties'. BLOG Links of the Week: May 23, 2009. Ten Principles of Cooperatives: As espoused by Mondragon (thanks to Sheri Herndon.

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Ten Important Business Trends

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Robert Weber in The New Yorker. So I thought I might rehearse what I might say there, here, and get some comments from you, dear readers, before I make my presentation. We can look forward once again to astonishingly rapid and unpredicable cycles of boom and bust, collapse and reinvention of corporations and entire industries, the fall of empires, belief frameworks and conventional wisdom. BLOG Ten Important Business Trends.

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Why 'Leaders' Can't Help Us

How to Save the World

The famous Pogo cartoon from Earth Day 1971 (c) Walt Kelly. on business risk and sustainability that was presented at the Prince's Trust forum in London, England. BLOG Why 'Leaders' Don't Get It.

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Theo’s History of the 19th Century

How to Save the World

The rebellions were grassroots public uprisings of self-styled ‘Reformers’ against conservative corporate cliques that ran blatantly undemocratic governments in both provinces. This is a fictional excerpt from the diary of my great great grandfather Theo Pollard, “written” in 1899.

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Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software | innovation Creators

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

If you want bottom up corporate intelligence, you also have to give people new types of technology. To be truly useful, these tools have to plug into the back end of any corporate entity. The reason I ask is that I am attempting to bridge my knowledge and experience in building collaborative applications and the concepts presented by Enterprise 2.0. tools should plug into the back end of any corporate entity.