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A Brief Guide to World Domination. Dear Worldchangers, Greetings from Seattle, Washington.

A Brief Guide to World Domination

Today I present to you your own copy of the promised manifesto, modestly entitled A Brief Guide to World Domination. –>Click Here to Open or Download the PDF Report Tech Notes: The report should work in all computers with Adobe Reader installed. Qualifications. Sometimes people ask about my qualifications.

Qualifications

It’s a fair question with a simple answer: I have none. There’s absolutely no reason I should be doing pretty much anything I’m doing these days. Is Groupon Bad For Small Businesses? Editor’s note: The following post is a response to our guest series taking a critical look at the daily deals industry.

Is Groupon Bad For Small Businesses?

It is written by Vinicius Vacanti, CEO of Yipit, a daily deal aggregator that collects deals from more than 300 daily deal sites. If you watch the nightly news, you would assume there’s a murder on every block, and if you’ve been reading TechCrunch recently, you would assume Groupon is murdering a small business in every city.

Economia Criativa

A sociedade em rede e a economia criativa. Future News for Year 2020 and Beyond - News of Future. 500752.pdf (objeto application/pdf) » Haiku Productivity: The Fine Art of Limiting Yourself to the Essential. By Leo Babauta I’ve been wanting to write this post for a little while now, about an experiment I’ve been doing.

» Haiku Productivity: The Fine Art of Limiting Yourself to the Essential

For a few months, I’ve been purposely binding myself. Not as a way to hamstring myself, but as a way to make me focus on fewer, but more important things. Walter Schindler Keynote Speech - Examples of Sustainabilty - Sustainability Forum. How to Grind a Stump - Tree Stump Grinders. Landscapers charge according to the size of the stump.

How to Grind a Stump - Tree Stump Grinders

Expect to pay between $90 and $150 to have a 24-in. -dia. stump removed. You can rent a gas-powered stump grinder for about $100 to $190 per day, depending on the size of the machine. Therefore, if you only have to remove a stump or two, you'd be better off hiring a pro. How to Build a Flagstone Patio - Designs for Flagstone Patio. Backyards in Brooklyn are almost always blessed with these glorious bluestone patios.

How to Build a Flagstone Patio - Designs for Flagstone Patio

Massive slabs the size of truck beds hold entire Adirondack chairs, and in the rain, water runs along the rivulets it has slowly carved in the stones' shimmering navy surface. Ask the owners where the stone was acquired, and the answer invariably comes back: "We just started digging, and there it was. " The New Sharing Economy. Technology is connecting individuals to information, other people, and physical things in ever-more efficient and intelligent ways.

The New Sharing Economy

It’s changing how we consume, socialize, mobilize— ultimately, how we live and function together as a society. In a global economy where the means of production are becoming increasingly decentralized, where access is more practical than ownership, what do the successful businesses of the future need to know? Mesh - the living network of sharing. Collaborative Consumption: It's Not About the Money.

Hacker News | Tell HN: Our experience with Groupon. For three years I managed a skydiving facility.

Hacker News | Tell HN: Our experience with Groupon

In March of 2010 we chose to run a Groupon promotion. At the time I hadn't heard of Groupon, and frankly, not many others had. They were new and at the beginning of the discussion with our Groupon rep, we had no idea what to expect. Another skydiving facility in the area ran a promotion and sold something like 250 Groupons. Who Needs a Grill? Build a Hot-Box Solar Oven. August 12, 2011 6:30 AM 1.)

Who Needs a Grill? Build a Hot-Box Solar Oven

Find Parts This March in Minnesota, our solar oven got hot enough to bake a killer batch of scones—and in the summer, it can whip up brownies in a brownout. Wood Pellets Stoves - Wood Heating. Lee Richards lives with his wife in a 1957 brick rancher in a neighborhood of cookie-cutter homes in Charlottesville, Va., where he works as the city's commissioner of revenue.

Wood Pellets Stoves - Wood Heating

In the past decade, he decided to become a more self-sufficient consumer of energy. He commutes to work on foot and by bus. He powers his home with 18 solar panels bolted to his roof and sells the excess electricity back to the grid. He heats his water with a solar-thermal system. Smart Strategies & New Tech for Boosting Home Energy Efficiency. 27,022 kilowatt-hours. That's how much energy the average U.S. home uses in a year. Here's where it all goes. This diagram, based on data from the Department of Energy, can help homeowners spot the best ways to boost efficiency. The numbers may surprise you. Refrigerators and air conditioners tend to be the villains in an electric bill, but they don't dominate total energy usage. Sharing.pdf (objeto application/pdf) The Responsible Business: Reimagining Sustainability and Success eBook: Carol Sanford, Rebecca Henderson, Chad Holliday.

Rachel Botsman: The case for collaborative consumption. What’s Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption. The U.K. Riots And The Coming Global Class War. TEDxCovilhã - Luís Quental Pereira - A criatividade está entre o vívido e o vivido. Hélio Leites. Tendências sociais: novos modelos de negócios e novas formas de se comunicar através das redes sociais. O site Trendwatching divulgou uma lista com tendências de consumo para 2011, envolvendo mudanças que influenciaram as atitudes dos consumidores e, consequentemente, das empresas, como as novas tecnologias, a preocupação com a sustentabilidade, a valorização da saúde, a ascensão dos países emergentes, entre outros contextos. Separamos algumas destas tendências e cases que geram oportunidades para as marcas atuarem nas redes sociais e na comunicação digital: 1.

Marcas humanizadas Os consumidores estão cada vez mais valorizando o natural, o humano e a realidade. O que é uma Nova Economia Sustentável? artigo de Mauro Schorr. Publicado em julho 28, 2010 por HC Tags: desenvolvimento sustentável , economia , modelo de desenvolvimento [ EcoDebate ] Uma nova economia mundial ética e sustentável, que coisa estranha não, realmente uma utopia, um sonho, no mundo moderno, mas utopia é o que a gente chama de uma boa maré de calmaria, onde os bons ventos nos levam, para uma saudável e criativa evolução, então a utopia continua valendo, e muito, para que tenhamos um mundo mais justo e saudável Para podermos alcançar uma economia sólida, duradoura e sustentável, temos alguns passos fundamentais, que infelizmente os nossos novos heróis da mídia, os candidatos a presidência, estão ainda longe de comentar qualquer assunto a respeito: I – Economia sustentável tem algumas características: - Não investe em futilidades, não alimenta um consumo perdulário, valoriza profundamente o conforto essencial.

Um dia e tanto! Uma woodstock de idéias no TEDXPortoAlegre. O TEDXPortoAlegre lembrou-me o famoso quadro de Picasso – Guernica. “Enquanto depredavam seu ateliê. Picasso deu a um oficial alemão um postal reproduzindo a Guernica:“ Tome. Leve de lembrança!”. Um oficial alemão respondeu “Foi você que fez isto?” Vamos trabalhar juntos? Um pouco mais sobre o “Software da inteligência coletiva”, quando apenas dois, três, dezenas, centenas, milhares para simplesmente compartilhar! Olhe envolta, quantos geniais projetos coletivos! Se você participa ou conhece um bom trabalho coletivo! Envie Lixo extraordinário de Vik Muniz Alguns anos atrás, lá estava eu no “Núcleo Contemporâneo do MAM”, chega apressado Vik Muniz para um bate papo descontraído. O objetivo de uma economia não é o ganho, mas sim o bem-estar de toda a população.

Sonho Brasileiro. Tim Ferriss on "The 4-Hour Body" at NEXT Conference. How To: Make Incredible Chocolate Mousse in Five Minutes, with Only Two Ingredients » Man Made DIY | Crafts for Men « Keywords: baking, recipe, chocolate, kitchen. Pensar 21. Sugata Mitra's new experiments in self-teaching.

Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation. TEDxUSP - Luis Carlos Menezes - Aprender com o Imponderável. VALÉRIA BRANDINI - ANTROPOLAB. Olavo de Carvalho - Sapientiam Autem Non Vincit Malitia. A Sociedade em Rede e a Economia Criativa. 10 coisas que aprendi com os meus 28 anos de idade | mude.nu. GTD: Começar pela tarefa mais difícil ou pela mais rápida? The Blog of Author Tim Ferriss — Entrepreneurship. Registrar. “Must Have” Tools. HabitForge | Simple Accountability. Positive Change.