Vulnerability and Electric Cars, part II

Back by popular demand! Ha, just wishful thinking! The second half of my essay from my Level 3 Norwegian class this summer:

Vulnerability and Electric Cars, part II

Back by popular demand! Ha, just wishful thinking! The second half of my essay from my Level 3 Norwegian class this summer:


Vulnerability and Electric Cars, part I

Vulnerability and Electric Cars, part I

This summer I completed a six week long level 3 Norwegian language class . To my surprise, it was intense! I have to admit that after living in a country for 14 years, I should have taken the class long before I did! (My bad, but I had work, 3 kids, a husband and a dog, I had a life!)  But since I was in the process of looking for a job and wanted to sharpen my grammar skills I thought it was a…

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Setting an Example

“Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it is the only means.”
Albert Einstein

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The Three As - Awareness, Acceptance and Action

"For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead"

Acceptance can be empowering because it makes choice possible.

Upon reading my daily inspiration I came across today’s post on change which I felt was very appropriate for my blog. Throughout my blog, there is a strong focus on our ability for awareness of our actions on our environment and interaction with others. I strongly feel that we have a responsibility for improvement, to our selves and…

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TESLA GOES OPEN SOURCE!

This is not ground breaking proceedure for a company to release patent protection, but for a leader in innovation it sends a strong message. Tesla explains their decision in their blog just recently.

Tesla Motors was created to accelerate the advent of sustainable transport. If we clear a path to the creation of compelling electric vehicles, but then lay intellectual property landmines behind us…

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Finding our peak experience?

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How do we find our peak experiences in life? Hiking in the fresh mountain air and soaking in the unseasonal amount of sunshine is fulfilling for the soul. It strikes a nerve of excitement for nature and a connection with our environment. It reminds me of a book that I just started reading. It explains something that I have experienced a number of times while I’ve been in nature. Whether it is in…

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Eldre mennesker sitter inne i kokende hus

Kjenner du et eldre menneske som sitter inne alene? Få dem ut i frisk luft isteden for å sitte inne i et hus eller leilighet som har lite eller dårlig ventilasjon. Temperatur stiger iløpet av dagene og blir værst ved ettermiddagene.

Eldre mennesker tåler ikke varmen like lett som de ynger. Flere helserisiko oppstå på grunn av sommervarmen.

Vennligst ring en du kjenner som trenger å komme ut…

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What’s happening in the real world?

What’s happening in the real world?

I sometimes wonder if CSR (corporate social responsibility) is just a passing trend? The terminology/jargon has been spreading like wildfire over the last few years. Here is an article that I would like to share. I have copied and linked from the Education Post. Please visit the website for more interesting business related topics.

The rise of CSR in business education

In little over a decade,…

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“TOMORROW’S CHILD” – The business logic of sustainability

At his carpet company, Ray Anderson has increased sales and doubled profits while turning the traditional “take / make / waste” industrial system on its head.

“TOMORROW’S CHILD” – The business logic of sustainability

At his carpet company, Ray Anderson has increased sales and doubled profits while turning the traditional “take / make / waste” industrial system on its head.


RADICAL CHANGE or DISRUPTIVE CHANGE?

RADICAL CHANGE or DISRUPTIVE CHANGE?

Here is an excerpt from a audio transcript on the two different perspectives of what drives change in behavior concerning energy alternatives.  I would love for you to let me know what you think about this topic! 

RADICAL CHANGE VS DISRUPTIVE CHANGE – Dr Steve Cayzer & Dr Carolyn Hayles

“…Well, in energy, I think we can probably put something in all of those four quadrants that we’ve talked…

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