Harvesting Green Goodness In Your Life

“The best investment on earth is earth.”  Louis J. Glickman Oftentimes we associate our business sustainability consulting practice to that of a garden.  We plant the seeds of sustainability concepts as we counsel business leaders, speak at events,...

Spring Clean - Responsibly

It is that time of year to begin your spring cleaning.  People across the country are breaking out the cleaning supplies and lawn equipment to give their homes and yard a fresh clean look.  In doing so, there are a few sustainability concepts...

Sustainability Pollinators: Are you One?

Pollination.  Our world and our food depends on pollination.  In fact, did you know that approximately 80 percent of pollination by insects is carried out by bees?  Maybe that's why the call them busy bees.   Perhaps, but curiously, what would our...

Reframing Our Thoughts to Embrace Sustainability

The bigger the dream, the more you aspire to become.  Dreams are great - they inspire us. However, inspiration without eco action is only good intent.  A question to ponder is, what do you expect from yourself?  "We tend to live up to our...

Actions Speak Louder than Words for Earth Day 2014

Do you know your Earth Day Eco Facts?  What about Fun Facts about Forests and Taiga?  And how about your knowledge of Water Facts and Eco Actions?  There are a ton of sustainability concepts and facts to know, share, and act upon.  With Earth Day...

Sustainable Easter Ideas to Inspire Sustainability

While not everyone celebrates the Easter religious holiday, the day is often associated with renewal and Spring.  As a sustainability consultant, I like to use the positive anticipation of holidays, family gatherings, and meaningful celebrations as...

How Social Media Communications Overcomes Sustainability Challenges

Sustainability has emerged as an important component to our everyday lives, directly shaping our daily activities— the products we purchase; the materials we recycle; and our views on politics, business, climate change, and more. While its exact ...

Shaping Sustainability Reality through Your Expectations

The bigger the dream, the more you aspire to become.  Dreams are great - they inspire us. However, inspiration without eco action is only good intent.  A question to ponder is, what do you expect from yourself?  What do you expect from your business?...

Green Living The Easy Way - Say No to Spring Cleaning - Transform Your Home into an Eco Haven!

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." ~ Lao-tzu Green living is relative. It's all about perspective.  A sustainable lifestyle often means different things to different people.  For those with broad eco awareness and who are well...

Spring Eco Inspiration on Pinterest

"The earth is what we all have in common."  ~ Wendell Barry Since we are all in the same boat (on the same planet), so doesn't it make sense that we should all be interested in making this world into a better one -- if we only knew how.  Actually, we...

The Difference Sustainable Storytelling Makes

At the heart of sustainable living and sustainable business strategies lies a foundation of innovation; refreshing new approaches that deliver unprecedented results.  While the media and mainstream focus may be populated with stories of mishaps,...

Extending Green Kindness on St. Patrick’s Day

Oftentimes we associate our business sustainability consulting practice to that of a garden.  We plant the seeds of sustainability concepts as we counsel business leaders and individuals on the how's and why's of business sustainability.  A...

Just What Exactly Is "Living Green"?

Napoleon Hill got it right! "First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.  The post, What is the Quality of...

Exploring the Social Side of Business Sustainability

“There are encouraging signs that the world, in particular the corporate world, is catching up to the language: More companies are integrating social issues into their "sustainability" (read: environmental) programs as they come to recognize...

Valentine’s Day Hugs: For You and Our Planet

They say a hug is a great gift – one size fits all, and it’s easy to exchange.   But as a sustainability consultant, I wonder, how do you hug the planet? Perhaps it's in the expression of our daily choices.  Maybe hugging the planet is by living...

What You Focus On Expands: Taking a Personal Look at Sustainability

How many choices do you make in a day?  Are you even conscious of them?  Interestingly, it is estimated that the average person makes between five hundred and a thousand decisions each day.  That is alot.  Now, multiply that out by weeks and years...

Communicating Sustainability Beyond Words

Recent business success stories reveal that, armed with even the best ideas and intentions, an organization can become bogged down with the complexities of ‘actionable’ next steps in a sea of miscommunication.  How do employees really feel...

Sustainability 101 - All You Need to Know

With an ever expanding number of perspectives and view points of the world, it might seem crazy to think a common definition or framework of ‘sustainability’ could ever be defined.  Now add on personal beliefs and business operating philosophies and...

Greening Your Hump Day - A Way to Pay it Forward

Now here's an interesting fact, according to the Thai solar calendar, the color associated with Wednesday is green.   As a sustainability consultant, I have to smile!  Why not have a little fun on hump day and spark some eco awareness into your day?...

Exploring Components of Sustainable Knowledge Management

The ability to define, implement and manage future business opportunities depends largely on the availability and quality of information. Knowledge management is a process that extends beyond the flow of traditional business process.  It focuses on...