Here’s a reminder that how we shop makes a difference. First, buy less stuff. Much less. But as we do shop, think is this product recyclable? Fair Trade? Rain Forest Alliance? Local? Our choices actually matter in the real world.
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Sometime in the eighties, I came across this quote by Martin Luther King, Jr.: “I have the audacity to believe that people everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality and freedom for their spirits.” For years this one sentence has inspired […]
“Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing. ” — Albert Schweitzer The group that has innovation leadership innovates and can reap rewards beyond imagination. I’m not exaggerating. I’ve seen it happen many times, and so have you—beyond what anyone could imagine. But this will happen only if […]
I’m on a plane in Central America in 1981. The guy in the next seat, who works for 3M, shows me these little pads that I later learn are called Post-it Notes. He enthusiastically describes how useful they’ll be in the work place. I remember being skeptical; obviously I was wrong. Post-its were invented […]