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  • The 3 Stages of Eco-Influence
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    The 3 Stages of Eco-Influence

    This is the 1st article in a series of 6 on how to increase your eco-influence by 60x. *** There are very few eco-influence resources out there.  Luckily, the psychology and social influence resources we do have available are more than enough. For you to influence another, it is critical for you to understand the most fundamental basics of personal develo...

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    6 Simple Steps from Anna Clark

    Anna Clark is an experienced eco-activist, eco-preneur and author of the book Green, American Style: Becoming Earth-Friendly and Reaping the Benefits.  She lives in one of the first residences in Dallas to earn a Platinum LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, and recently launched a new site for her sustainability communications compa...

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    Influence Advice from a “Thrifty Hippie”

    Amanda Schoonover authors the blog “A Thrifty Hippie.”  She is a fabulous writer dedicated to showing the world that ethical lifestyle decisions don’t have to be expensive.  With her permission, I’m re-posting in full her “6 Ways to Be an Uplifting Eco-Influence This Holiday” from December 17, 2012. *** Okay, guys. The hol...

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    Pema Chodron: Buddhism and Activism

    In high school, I was taught a body-inventory meditation, which led me to explore more formal practices in college.  I was hooked. When I traveled to both Okinawa and South Korea, I found myself studying Buddhist texts and visiting temples to ask questions of the monks.  But I’m embarrassed to admit that it took years to fully appreciate how the t...

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    Malcolm Gladwell: Outliers Have Practical Intelligence

    Malcolm Gladwell has written some incredibly influential titles in the past decade: Tipping Point, followed by Blink.  I love how he backs up his prose with solid research (my INTJ personality coming out). 2 weeks ago, I was in Little Rock meeting with sustainable business professor, Nancy Landrum.  She was brilliant and we shared similar stories of how ...

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