Posts Tagged ‘Daniel Goleman’

Taking advantage of simplicity

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Today, I read a wonderful post by Sareli DeRaj on the topic of Stuff vs. Simplicity and how mankind’s obsession with stuff is taking us to the point of extinction. I have been struggling with how to effect change in this area as well by getting my kids to understand the importance of reducing our impact. We need to take advantage of simplicity before its too late.


Ecological Intelligence

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

I just finished an excellent book called Ecological Intelligence: How Knowing the Hidden Impacts of What We Buy Can Change Everything by Daniel Goleman. This books goes a long way to help you get a sense of how each buying decision you make affects the entire world – especially in today’s global society. The main premise of the book though is that over the coming years, we will gain more and more access to the information that traditionally has been kept hidden from us, information that could make a significant difference in the buying decisions we make.