How To Become Clutter Free

“Being patient, forgiving, and methodical set me free.” How I did it: I visualized what I wanted my ideal space to be like.  I started sharing my goal with others.  I gave away or sold things that I found distracting.    Lessons & tips: Take the risk to give / sell the things that take your […]

A Day Without Driving August 15th 2009

Follow the news on Twitter @ADWOD_Movement A-Day-Without-Driving is a grassroots movement dedicated to educating the world about how we can decrease our carbon footprint…one mile at a time. Together, we can reduce our dependency on domestic and foreign oil, remind ourselves of simpler times, create community, and most importantly – decrease our carbon footprint. For […]

SPUD Local & Organic Delivery is Fantastic

I was first told about SPUD (Small Potatoes Urban Delivery) and their Fresh Harvest Box from a co-worker who has a forty minute commute and picks her son at daycare on the way back home. Her life is hectic and she mentioned that one of her saving graces was not having to go to the […]

The Experience Economy

There are three main basics in economies of the past, let’s say 70 years ago (these are estimates scrawled on the back of an envelope paraphrased from The Experience Economy). 1. Commodity (3%) 2. Goods (17%) 3. Services (80%) Now there is a fourth. 4. Experience Here’s how it plays out with Starbucks (again estimated […]

National Geographic Recycling Game is Green and Hyphy

I found this today, and was really impressed with National Geographic’s commitment to changing youth attitudes about the importance of recycling. In my experience, having fun with recycling and sustainability issues, is key to making the message stick that if we all make small lifestyle changes, a great good will come from it. [kml_flashembed movie=”http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/staticfiles/NGS/NGKids/Game/GameFiles/RecycleRoundUp/ngk_recycle_game.swf?rand=79030.14726957024″ […]

Opening Night Party, The Fantastic Solution to Global Warming – Pete Ippel

This is a quick once-around of “The Fantastic Solution to Global Warming and Other Conundrums” at Icthus Gallery in San Francisco. Thanks to Mark for the video.The Fantastic Solution to Global Warming and Other Conundrums – Pete Ippel from Hypermodern – Pete Ippel on Vimeo. The show is open until May 31st, 2008 so if […]

Climate Change and Global Warming: The Evolving Legal Framework

Cornell Entrepreneur Network of Northern California in partnership Cornell Silicon Valley and The Cornell Law School presents: “Climate Change and Global Warming: The Evolving Legal Framework” featuring Kevin Haroff ‘77, MBA ‘81, JD ‘81, Partner, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP. Climate change is now an acknowledged scientific fact, caused primarily by greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions […]