Patterns: Branches

‘Y’ – The perfect letter. The wishbone, cure the fork in the road. The empty wineglass, discount the question we ask over and over again. – anonymous One of the most “natural” effects that we can create under laboratory conditions is brownian motion.  Botanist Robert Brown once noted that through a microscope the magnified particles of […]

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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, visit web […]

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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, order People Care and Fair Share. These ethics are the basis of Permaculture philosophy, […]

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Fail Fast, Fail Forwards

To walk we have to lean forward, stuff 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 […]

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Enterprise Sustainability

“Nature, cialis 40mg being inconstant and taking pleasure in creating and continually producing new forms, approved because she knows that her terrestrial materials are thereby augmented, and 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 […]

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