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. As a resultof this there will be a growing realization thatthe primary purpose of business is sustainability. Think of this as a kind of outsourcingof everything (parodied in the cartoon above). Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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SOCRMx Week 2 Surveys

Jenny Connected

transfer, sell or share login details for the express purpose of providing access to content for non-registered users. As one of the presenters said there is now 30-40 years of research into questionnaire design to draw on, and plenty of information out there about using surveys for research.

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The Untold Costs of Social Networking

Elsua

On purpose. as in ‘what’s the purpose of that new social tool?’

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Why organizations should not blog

Joitske Hulsebosch

I found this Dilbert cartoon via this blogpost by knowledgecafe. The purpose of the blog may be to control PR about your brand. I think a group blog can work well with a clear common purpose/theme and long-term interaction within the team.

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Network Tensions

Patti Anklam

” Tensions, I wrote, “are present all the time; both leaders and members of a network should be aware of how these tensions impact the health of a network.

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Himmelman Model - Networking Collaboration Cooperation Coordination

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

I think of a recent New Yorker cartoon in which a kindergartner approaches the teacher, points to his pal, and says, “Billy wont collaborate." " It’s funny in the cartoon, but what does the kindergartner mean? Page Top Coordination Himmelman defines coordination as exchanging information and altering activities for mutual benefit and for a common purpose. These changes were mutually beneficial and served a common purpose.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. That there is no time, space, purpose or meaning, no thing apart. 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: 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 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 Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

There is no one, no time or space, no causality or agency, no life or death, no purpose or meaning. Cartoon by the awesome Michael Leunig. From now on, I will lament their passing in private because my despair is for those who live in this present world.

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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: March 2019

How to Save the World

cartoon by the brilliant Michael Leunig. A malapropism walks into a bar, looking for all intensive purposes like a wolf in cheap clothing, muttering epitaphs and casting dispersions on his magnificent other, who takes him for granite. The past, present, and future walked into a bar.

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What the 1960s Were Really About

How to Save the World

Dan O’Neill cartoon from the 1969 Jefferson Airplane CD Volunteers. I confess I’m an escapist and that this is probably impeding my ability to be more present in the world, more really alive, more able to pursue the four actions above.

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She Stood Irresolute Outside His Door

How to Save the World

cartoon by hugh macleod. I realize that I am driven by aversion to (the many) things I am afraid of*, things which cause me stress, rather than being driven more positively by purpose , intention, or desire. I don’t want to feel too much.

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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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Links for the Month: December 27, 2011

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Terry Mosher (Aislin) in the Montreal Gazette. If we create community space in each community for this purpose, not only will the movement be more effective, the creation of the space as a cooperative will be a great exercise in learning how to create local coop enterprises.

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All There Is, Is This

How to Save the World

cartoon by the late, wonderful Charles Barsotti. All-there-is is beyond the comprehension of the limited, separate, personal, illusory self, as is any understanding of how ’all-there-is’ is that, or happens, or any understanding that there is no ‘why’ , no purpose— it just is.

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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. Both Doom™ and Music yank me back into the present moment, where I can live my wonderful life in ever more clarity and connection.

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

How to Save the World

… Why not have a program of activities that returns people to their home locales for organizing purposes each night, or even for all but the explicit time of assembly meetings, perhaps?…

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An Information Diet

How to Save the World

William Haefeli cartoon in The New Yorker; buy his stuff here. Try this exercise: After a speaker has made his/her presentation, go and ask five people in attendance what they thought the most important point in the presentation was. Or another exercise: Have two people at a presentation or meeting keep a mindmap of what was discussed and agreed upon, and then compare them. And don't get me started on the purpose, clarity and brevity of most e-mail.

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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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Theo’s History of the 19th Century

How to Save the World

The Mississauga First Nation ceded parts of what became known as Toronto Township to the British for loyalist settlement purposes, in exchange for cash, at the turn of the 19 th century, and at that time they retained exclusive hunting and fishing rights along the area’s rivers.

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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. As a result of this there will be a growing realization that the primary purpose of business is sustainability. Think of this as a kind of 'outsourcing of everything' (parodied in the cartoon above). BLOG Ten Important Business Trends.

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

How to Save the World

We've learned that piling up material goods cannot fill the emptiness of lives which have no confidence or purpose." Business card cartoon by the inimitable Hugh McLeod. BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY: Making Business Relationships Work: Michelle Neujahr presents 12 ways to strengthen your relationships , and a great Margaret Wheatley quote: "Relationships are all there is. BLOG Links of the Week -- July 5, 2009.

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