Archive for the ‘Be Influential Now’ Category

Let’s Experiment as Never Before

There are so many tragedies appearing before our (locked down) eyes with the impact of Covid19 that it seems human nature to constantly try to find the silver linings.


One of the things I have been thinking so much about is the opportunity for us to experiment socially and economically in ways that were once mostly unthinkable.  One idea I have is, whilst … Read more »

Climate Emergency

Please join us in signing the petition for leadership and action on the Climate Emergency.

Big companies are leading us.  Speaking with Forbes on Tuesday, Cannon-Brookes (an Aussie who is co-creator of Atlassian) expressed frustration that Australia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, did not attend the summit. “[U.N. Secretary-General] Guterres was right to say, ‘Don’t come with a speech, come with a plan.’ And … Read more »

This is not Business as Usual

This is not Business as Usual – the Climate Emergency – it’s Head and Heart Now

We are creating new norms for business and have been for over 20 years now. Please join us Friday September 20 for the Strike and then take actions every week to address our climate change emergency.
The phrase ‘business as usual’ gets thrown around a lot in corporate settings.

But there is nothing … Read more »

Sustainable House Day

Such a great day held each year for people to showcase the fabulous homes they have created and share their knowledge and experiences.

Check out your location on their website to see where to visit. Learn about how to reduce energy and water use. See properties built of hemp or earth. Be inspired, get ideas, appreciate and find the keys to sustainable … Read more »

LFIA design competition – Make Money and Have your Say

Registrations for the Living Future Institute of Australia’s design competition are open.
What does a socially just, culturally rich, ecologically restorative retail centre actually look like?

This competition is open to anyone and everyone with different entry categories to share in a prize pool of over $30,000.

So form a design teams, register to enter – see more here  on the … Read more »

Forget the climate, it is most likely toxins and food

Interesting talk with Dick Smith and Paul Ehrlich yesterday.  The major concern for our grandchildren is going to be the toxicity of the planet – the poisons we have created and left around.

As well, the earth heating by 5 degrees, not the 2 degrees that has always been predicted – will mean that the combination of soil, water, plants will be thrown in turmoil.  So with a massive massive population … Read more »

Be Influential Today – How Do You Buy Paper ?

Trees, timber, climate change, food security, water scarcity – these will all be issues for this decade
How can we influence anything – every day there is an opportunity in how we live our lives and it can be a very small but very influential action
Take buying paper – buy the best paper not the cheapest.  I don’t drive the cheapest car, wear the cheapest cloths, live in the cheapest house … Read more »