Know Your Zones

“The biggest modification you can make for engine efficiency is properly adjusting the nut behind the wheel.” Most of good planning is about mapping the flows of energy within and through your organization – both internally generated and those that come from the outside. Like the anonymous post above to a hypermiler’s forum, or the […]

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Getting Your Fair Share

Fairness is not an attitude. It’s a professional skill that must be developed and exercised. – Brit Hume Permaculture has a set of three ethics that serve as a foundation for the principles that guide decision making. These are Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share. These ethics are the basis of Permaculture philosophy, appropriate […]

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Fail Fast, Fail Forwards

To walk we have to lean forward, lose our balance, and begin to fall. We let go, constantly, of the previous stability, falling, all the time, trusting that we will find a succession of new stabilities with each step. The fullest living is a constant dying of the past, enjoying the present fully, but holding […]

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Enterprise Sustainability

“Nature, being inconstant and taking pleasure in creating and continually producing new forms, because she knows that her terrestrial materials are thereby augmented, is more ready and more swift in her creating than is time in his destruction.” – Leonardo Da Vinci Imagine a graph, where on the left we position regeneration, and on the […]

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