2013 Financial Permaculture Workshop

January 21-25, 2013 Miami Dade College Homestead Campus www.financialpermaculture.com

Kickstarter goes B-Corp

Listen to this video where Yancey Strickler, the CEO of Kickstarter, announces that his company will become a Public Benefit Corporation, which is more binding than the voluntary B Corp. To be certified as a B Corp, any for-profit entity is on its honor to report its social and environmental record, whereas […]

Podcast: Right Livelihood with Ben Weiss, Dave Jacke, and Charles Eisenstein

Check out this awesome new podcast from The Permaculture Podcast by Scott Mann, featuring some of the best-known permies and right-livelihood advocates. Hear each of them share their candid thoughts on our current culture and what it would take for us to change for the better. They take on Permaculture as a concept, […]

Bioneers: Local Living Economies Video with Judy Wicks

Check out this remarkable video by Judy Wicks taken from a Bioneers conference talking about her local, sustainable business (The White Dog Café). She takes us through her activism and decisions in making her cafe more sustainable from paying a living wage to using green energy to making sure all her products were […]

How to Multiply Your Time

Apparently you can multiply time! Most of us make endless lists, prioritize, procrastinate, feel guilty and still don’t make a dent in our to-do list. The fault is partly how much we are trying to accomplish in one day, but partly it is because we don’t have the secret ingredient Rory Vaden talks […]

Purpose-Driven Work

This short article is part of a blog series about how to bring more positivity to the workplace. It describes the benefits of maintaining happy employees and provides strong, evidence-based techniques for achieving the best organizational performance. This is a necessary part of a healthy Financial Permaculture design for a business and a right livelihood (work that is socially […]

Opening the Social Field for Social Change

Otto Scharmer, Co-founder of the Presencing Institute and lecturer at MIT, published a Blog in the Huffington Post this week laying out a pattern language to discuss how to access deeper layers of the social field to help people awaken to their co-creative potential. While the world of presencing may seem far from the world of economics, […]

Understanding “New Power”

Sometimes it seems like we’ve already got big corporations on the run with new models like AirBnB, Uber, B-corps, time banks, open-source solutions and such. So why is Wall Street only getting more powerful? This article teaches us that there is a hierarchy of “new” power that needs to be in place to take on […]