How to Save the World

How to Save the World

August 28, 2008 How to Find Community Byron Bay, Australia Caves Branch, Belize The 500sf home above was built using local, healthy, natural materials into a woodland hill in Wales ,is sustainable and energy-efficient, and cost about 1500 hours plus£3000 ($6000).

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

February 29, 2008 Friday Flashback: Nobody But Yourself J ust about a year ago I wrote an article called Nobody But Yourself about human nature and the benefits and costs of the social contract wemake with others. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

February 29, 2008 Friday Flashback: Nobody But Yourself J ust about a year ago I wrote an article called Nobody But Yourself about human nature and the benefits and costs of the social contract wemake with others. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Smith/European Pressphoto Agency L ately Ive been on a rant about the declining quality ofproducts, services and infrastructure in our society, as corporationsand governments alike cut corners to try to reduce costs. They have an extraordinarily high maintenance andreplacement cost, measured both in dollars and in hours of work. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

At this point, thesole objective of the corporation became to satisfy the shareholdersinsatiable demand for higher returns and lower risk on theirinvestment, at any cost to the real owners of the enterprise -- theemployees and the community who granted the corporation the privilegeof existence. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD.

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My Top 5 iPad Apps of the Week – Week #3

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When a topic came up that required facts to make a decision, such as the difference in cost for an allocated requisition and an unallocated one, the vice president of HR would have to research it later. ?Thus

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News Updates (February 9, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Overall, DataSync Suite eliminates costly and complicated internal IT infrastructure for small businesses and provides them with a single robust software platform on which to run their business. There is also the numbers to pressure mobile carriers to cut costs across plans. Co-Working.

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Introducing Social Networking Tools and Social Networking Analysis to Business: What To Do

How to Save the World

My friend Ted Graham took us through a case study of his organizations use of one suchtool, and while it was very interesting, I remain unconvinced that thisanalysis is likely to be worth the significant time and cost needed todo it properly. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD.

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News Updates (March 24, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

The key for the enterprise is to identify when face-to-face meetings have to happen and when communications technology can be more cost effective. Review of the recent GTD Summit by Chris at Financial Times. Collaborative Strategy Guild. The Burton Group launched a new service for commenting on collaborative strategy. Many of the initial contributors are Burton Group staff (or were, eg, Peter O'Kelly). Third Party Offerings for SharePoint.

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A Methodology for Web 2.0 Collaboration Experiments (in Reluctant Organizations)

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whats keepingmanagement awake at night) isnt collaboration or innovation ortechnology or worker effectiveness, its cost reduction and riskmanagement. They need to know whatskeeping the executives awake at night (probably reducing costs andrisks), so they can appreciate and address lack of managemententhusiasm for any investment in collaboration or innovation. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing.

Knowledge in the Workplace: Have It Your Way

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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Collaboration Loop - IBM Launches Tool to Help Businesses Visualize Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Alfresco has long positioned itself as a lower-cost offering that also offers the extensibility of open-source. Miscellaneous No Comments yet Feb 13th, 2009 | Venkatesh Rao GTD Summit, A Parable 2.0 Feb 25th, 2009 | Irwin Lazar An Alternative to SharePoint?

Collaboration Loop - Social Networking in the Enterprise: Examples at Work

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Alfresco has long positioned itself as a lower-cost offering that also offers the extensibility of open-source. Miscellaneous No Comments yet Feb 13th, 2009 | Venkatesh Rao GTD Summit, A Parable 2.0 Feb 25th, 2009 | Irwin Lazar An Alternative to SharePoint?

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Collaboration Loop - Collaboration is About More Than Just Technology

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Alfresco has long positioned itself as a lower-cost offering that also offers the extensibility of open-source. Miscellaneous No Comments yet Feb 13th, 2009 | Venkatesh Rao GTD Summit, A Parable 2.0 Feb 25th, 2009 | Irwin Lazar An Alternative to SharePoint?

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Collaboration Loop - Exploring Google Docs and Spreadsheets

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Alfresco has long positioned itself as a lower-cost offering that also offers the extensibility of open-source. Miscellaneous No Comments yet Feb 13th, 2009 | Venkatesh Rao GTD Summit, A Parable 2.0 Feb 25th, 2009 | Irwin Lazar An Alternative to SharePoint?

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Heres how it works: The government has to lieabout the real increase in the cost of living, and the real levels ofunemployment and misery among its citizens. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Interesting data via Dale Asberry indicates food costs are up an average of about 20% in the past year.Fuel costs have approximately doubled in that time period. Healthcosts, insurance costs, property taxes, all way up. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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Remindo: Corporate Social Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

The Cost of Factory Farms: Subsidized CAFOs (Confined Animal Feeding Operations) not only inflict horrific cruelty on animals, they cost taxpayers a fortune , and the externalized cost well pay in the future is massive. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Now, the large majority (and growing) of our societys jobs,costs, and GDP, all come from this vast, amorphous service sector. Theseservices have colonized our communities, he says, and they aredistinguished from authentic provision of care by three pervasivecharacteristics: Commodification: Services are provided asone-size-fits-all commodities (its more cost-efficient that way)instead of customized filling of individual needs. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

So its not surprising that, except for theWal-Martization of the North American economy (offshoring NorthAmerican jobs and importing cheap Chinese crap to replace the goodsonce made domestically) to offset the higher costs of energy,$3.50/gallon gasoline has not affected any corporate or individualbehaviour. Well, for a start,industry wont be able to finance further energy cost increases on thebacks of North American (and Chinese) labour. Inflation, fueled by rising costs and wages.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Personal time management toolslike Getting Things Done (GTD) can help, but they require us to filterand intermediate all the demands on our time, so that we end upspending almost as much time deciding what to do (and what not to do)as we spend actually doing things. Google calendar), or your GTD activities list,and none of these help you cope with all the just-in-time decisions(phone calls, drop-ins, things that break down etc.) Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

This internalizes external costs and raises revenuemore equitably. This is not an argument for reducing trade, but rather foreliminating the component of trade that exploits weak social andenvironmental standards and unsustainably low long-distancetransportation costs. Instead of being an ideologicalforce for globalization and deregulation at any costs, it would becomean arbiter and a check on reckless and unsustainable national policies.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Zero value-added production: Almost all of the cost of commercial breakfast cereal is advertising.Most of the cost of brand name jeans is the markup that the brandowner applies without doing anything more than licensing the label tothe Chinese manufacturer, and hyping the brand.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. July 9, 2008 there is an artist hiding inside each of us there is an artist hiding inside each of us.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. June 13, 2008 Friday Flashback: Three Important Life Questions Image: Suicide by Scandinavian artist Joakim Back.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollard on the art and science of Weblogging. June 6, 2008 Blogroll Updated King Parrot by Boron Homewood, from our Second Life Intentional Communitys art gallery. I ttook about 30 hours work, but I finally got my blogroll updated, with170 broken links fixed and defunct blogs eliminated, and 130 new blogsadded.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. June 6, 2008 Blogroll Updated King Parrot by Boron Homewood, from our Second Life Intentional Communitys art gallery.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

And, heres the kicker: Theyare mad at Bush not because he entered a brutal, expensive anddevastating war under false pretenses, at a cost of at least a trilliondollars, bankrupting the nation in the process. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Aface-to-face meeting, or, failing that, a telephone conversation, isalmost always a more cost-effective way to convey or acquireinformation than e-mail. Understanding and Caring for Our Animal Friends Working Smarter · Knowledge Management & the Cost of Not Knowing. Personal Productivity Improvement & GTD. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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