Tag Archive for: persuasion for the planet

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    Joyce LaValle: Placing a Book Changed Business Forever

    With much-needed help from friends… I was finally able to track down an amazing interview about an inspiring chain of events that led to Ray Anderson’s famous “spear in the chest” awakening.  An  experience that led him to challenge his company to reach Mission Zero by 2020. And an experience that was made possible by the passion ...

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    How to Fight Hunger with Local Food

    Today in Greater Des Moines, we have 26 school gardens, a dozen faith gardens, 10 community gardens supported by the city, a handful of employee gardens on corporate grounds, and an immigrant/refugee garden run by Lutheran Services. Rewind. In 2009, we didn’t have much at all. You can take any simple idea and create a revolution.  Click here for t...

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  • 2015 Goals That Work, Not Resolutions
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    2015 Goals That Work, Not Resolutions

    When I think of New Year’s Resolutions, an image pops into my head of being drunk on New Year’s Eve, lamenting all the things I didn’t do last year that I swear (slurred speech) “I’m going to do this year… for sure!” Which rarely makes a difference. Goal-setting, however, can be a different story – and image....

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  • Steal These Ideas… Change the World
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    Steal These Ideas… Change the World

    Your next business might be in this post.  No kidding. One thing I’ve learned over the years, is that the more I keep great ideas hidden — protecting, defending, and worrying about taking credit for them — the less impact I have in the world. When I share frivolously.  When I open up.  When I give things away.  When I let go of cont...

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