Ceramic piggy bank shaped like pug dog with dollar signs and cigar.
09/25/2016
Two new studies disagree about the link between income and social connections.  Emiliana Simon-Thomas takes a closer look.   Can money buy happiness? One way to explore... read more
Black and white of crumpled paper and pen on table.
09/18/2016
How many times have you NOT finished something because you didn’t get it perfect? You heard it had to be done a specific way, but you just didn’t do it that way, so obviously it wasn’t done the... read more
Venn diagram of quadruple bottom line - people, profit, planet, purpose.
09/11/2016
Quadruple Bottom Line As a writer for Just Means/3BL Media—as in ‘Triple Bottom Line Media’—I’m upping the ante: I have recently been convinced of the 4BL or ‘quadruple bottom line.’ I learned of... read more
Sepia tone of woman reading a book on the beach.
09/04/2016
Intro: The stories we tell to ourselves and each other matter a lot.  I don’t know where I read it, but I remember coming across research that said humans’ thought processes evolved... read more
Bright red wall with large picture frame and small picture frame
08/28/2016
I read this thought-provoking piece by Carol Black on wildness last week and three weeks of swirling blog-thought finally coalesced into a single concept: we’re thinking small without also... read more
close up on woman's wrist with watch and bracelets
08/14/2016
We all fall prey to it at some point. And while there may be legitimate periods of time that are completely full and inflexible, our lives as a whole are not. We’re trying to regain some... read more
view from above of clean desk with laptop, diary, and pencil
08/07/2016
One of the reasons many of us get overwhelmed is the sheer volume of stuff that surrounds us. It has been said that the average person spends up to one hour a day looking for things. That adds... read more
close up US coins quarter and penny
07/31/2016
Intro: I’ve come across a few interesting / relevant ideas lately. There isn’t exactly a thematic coherence between these financial tips / this financial advice, but it’s worth sharing. Random... read more
black and white image of women with shopping bags in front of sign SALE
07/24/2016
“Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.” ~Epicurus Freddy Ehlers, Ecuadorian Minister of Buen Vivir, sat across the table from me at breakfast. I ate with not only... read more

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Ceramic piggy bank shaped like pug dog with dollar signs and cigar.
09/25/2016
Two new studies disagree about the link between income and social connections.  Emiliana Simon-Thomas takes a closer look.   Can money buy happiness? One way to explore... read more
Black and white of crumpled paper and pen on table.
09/18/2016
How many times have you NOT finished something because you didn’t get it perfect? You heard it had to be done a specific way, but you just didn’t do it that way, so obviously it wasn’t done the... read more
Venn diagram of quadruple bottom line - people, profit, planet, purpose.
09/11/2016
Quadruple Bottom Line As a writer for Just Means/3BL Media—as in ‘Triple Bottom Line Media’—I’m upping the ante: I have recently been convinced of the 4BL or ‘quadruple bottom line.’ I learned of... read more
Sepia tone of woman reading a book on the beach.
09/04/2016
Intro: The stories we tell to ourselves and each other matter a lot.  I don’t know where I read it, but I remember coming across research that said humans’ thought processes evolved... read more
Bright red wall with large picture frame and small picture frame
08/28/2016
I read this thought-provoking piece by Carol Black on wildness last week and three weeks of swirling blog-thought finally coalesced into a single concept: we’re thinking small without also... read more
close up on woman's wrist with watch and bracelets
08/14/2016
We all fall prey to it at some point. And while there may be legitimate periods of time that are completely full and inflexible, our lives as a whole are not. We’re trying to regain some... read more
view from above of clean desk with laptop, diary, and pencil
08/07/2016
One of the reasons many of us get overwhelmed is the sheer volume of stuff that surrounds us. It has been said that the average person spends up to one hour a day looking for things. That adds... read more
close up US coins quarter and penny
07/31/2016
Intro: I’ve come across a few interesting / relevant ideas lately. There isn’t exactly a thematic coherence between these financial tips / this financial advice, but it’s worth sharing. Random... read more
black and white image of women with shopping bags in front of sign SALE
07/24/2016
“Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.” ~Epicurus Freddy Ehlers, Ecuadorian Minister of Buen Vivir, sat across the table from me at breakfast. I ate with not only... read more

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05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY MIAO WANG WHAT IS GLOBALIZATION? “Made by China in America” turns a cinematic lens on the interconnected narratives of everyday workers, leaders, and business executives, and local... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY JEHANE NOUJAIM WHAT IS GLOBALIZATION? As consumers in a rapidly growing world economy, we have an insatiable appetite for the next greatest electronic gadget, like smartphones... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY ADAM McKAY WHAT IS INEQUALITY? In a magical land inhabited by long lashed, multi-colored Alpacas who love lollipops, rainbows, and friendship, there's a yawning divide in wealth... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY SHOLA LYNCH WHAT IS INEQUALITY? In Monkey Business, filmmaker Shola Lynch chats with economists from across the political spectrum to help explain the causes of economic inequality... read more
05/11/2015
DIRECTED BY STEVE JAMES WHAT IS INEQUALITY? In 2013, Seattle became ground zero for the heated national debate about increasing the minimum wage to $15-an-hour. "The Value of Work" gives voice... read more
05/04/2015
DIRECTED BY MARY HARRON WHAT IS INEQUALITY? "This Won't Hurt a Bit!" is a short film that tells the all-too-familiar tale of American healthcare. A patient enters a hospital with a migraine... read more
11/11/2014
Money & Life is an inspirational essay-style documentary that asks a provocative question: can we see the economic crisis not as a disaster, but as a tremendous opportunity? This cinematic... read more

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