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Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people.

* Steve Jobs

We were made for these times

You may be concerned about the state of affairs in the world today. But do not los heart. We were made fo these times.

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Re Gen: a self-sufficient neighborhood

Twenty minutes by train from Amsterdam, in a suburb called Almere, over a hundred households produce their own organic food, clean water and clean energy, using their farmland waste.

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It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.

– Rumi

Apps for democracy

Pia Mancini, a 33-year-old Argentinian woman has devoted her time recently to launching non-profit organisations and collaborative projects that could change the way citizens engage with politics all over the world. She creates apps and builds platforms that enable citizens to interact directly with politics.

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We do not become kinder by trying hard to be kind. Enjoy beauty and you will be happier. Be happier and you will be kinder.

– Piero Ferrucci

Urban Stone

Mary Cunningham discovered that former prisoners are usually cut off from most jobs, housing and welfare. After some research, she created a new business model and founded Urban Stone in 2012.

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Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.

– Arundhati Roy

We want structures that serve the people not people that serve the structures.

Marinaleda, a remarkable Spanish town

Marinaleda, a remarkable Spanish town, has no unemployment, no police and almost free housing. It reminds us that alternative economic models are not only possible, they already exist.

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The present convergence of crises – in money, energy, education, health, water, soil, climate, politics, the environment, and more – is a birth crisis, expelling us from the old world into a new.

– Charles Eisenstein

 

To be hopeful in bad times is not just foolishly romantic. It is based on the fact that human history is a history not only of cruelty, but also of compassion, sacrifice, courage, kindness.

– Howard Zinn

The more beautiful world our hearts know is possible

In a time of social and ecological crisis, what can we as individuals do to make the world a better place? This inspirational and thought-provoking book serves as an empowering antidote to the cynicism, frustration, paralysis, and overwhelm so many of us are feeling, replacing it with a grounding reminder of what’s true: we are […]

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One person CAN make a difference

It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can do only little. Do what you can! One person can make a difference, and every person should try, to quote John F. Kennedy. Together we build a brighter future! Watch the inspirational video

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You can only matter in that which matters to you. Give priority to what really matters to you. That way you can matter.