Category Archives: Globalisation

Do You Know a Family Like This? … [a tall tale for 2012]

“So there’s this family next door … nice people, seven kids …” “ Seven kids? That’s quite a lot.” “Yeah, I don’t know whether they planned it that way, it’s not like I ever asked, anyway they seem to have … Continue reading

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I Believe in You. Here’s Why.

I believe in You. And I believe in We. Here’s my story (perhaps you’ll share yours too): In May this year I set up a Facebook page called EthicalStartups. I didn’t really know what I’d set it up for and … Continue reading

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Impact Investing: “How Much Better Would It Have to Be?”

I got a great ‘question’ idea from an inc. article today: “How much better does our “better” have to be for you to work with us?” was number 3 of the article’s 5 questions for assessing prospective customers. Let’s apply … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Want To Go To Bed Tonight

1.  Why I don’t want to go to bed tonight I’m too excited by new ideas and possibilities. I don’t do standing still. If I don’t keep working on this now, when will I next get the chance to? I … Continue reading

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Imagine if money followed Good, not Guns.

Last week Avaaz, the online petition organisation with 8.2 million members worldwide, collected 1.6 million signatures in support of human rights. The petition helped stop a very nasty law being proposed in a country far from here.* It’s amazing that … Continue reading

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My first attempt at setting up a Facebook Page

Just finished a webinar with Nick ‘Mr FBX’ Peall, learning about Facebook fan pages. It’s been fun. We’ll see if it works. Apparently it takes a week or so to get the hang of, and a few false starts (hence … Continue reading

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Disruptive & Meaningful – Innovation and the Environment.

http://www.good.is/post/disruptive-innovation-for-environmentalists This article by Michael Keating is brilliant. I especially like the last paragraph: “By examining other common green technologies using the lens of disruptive innovation, we can learn whether they are truly sustainable technologies, or if they are just … Continue reading

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