From Blog Post at: http://bit.ly/eCkjmP It might be a garage or a sunlit atrium, but the place you choose to do what you do has an impact on you. More people get engaged in Paris in the springtime than on the 7 train in Queens. They just do. Something in the air, I guess. Pay [...]
This 10 minute TED video takes a look as how WE can work with what we have now to build or enhance our relationship with all living things. This example illustrates how oyster gardens in New York rivers will contribute to a new urban ecology design.
The following article appeared in a Lexington Kentucky just yesterday, Jan 31 2011. QR Codes, aka Quick Response bar codes, enable smart phones to capture and link to information immediately. Examples include: Accessing web links Making phone calls Sending emails Adding contacts Navigating google maps to a specific point of interest Web search… and imagination [...]
Out beyond the field of wrongdoing and rightdoing is a field I will meet you there. -Rumi – – – – – – – - The 11 minute presentation provides some wise guidance on how we may best help our Mystic self and our Warrior self create a more perfect union – Ubunto – “I [...]
After months of observing social media application trends, and mind mapping the ever changing ideas and applications that grow community, I recently found an info graphic that conveys the multi dimension of the social media virtualscape. Of particular interest to SAN is our desire to weave together these social applications so as to help create [...]
Social Alliance Network is about connecting people that have a desire to think and grow great ideas and purpose filled relationships that bring about positive and sustainable life ways. Our mission is to serve as public relations advisors that build and grow collaborative relationships between Indigenous Tribes, Government, NGOs, and Communities. Our service helps you creatively define [...]
In this TED video, author David Logan illustrates the definition of a tribe, and postulates the stages in which tribes exist and grow to the highest potential. David Logan studies how people communicate within a company — and how to harness our natural gifts to make change within organizations. He looks at emerging patterns of [...]
Interesting article from TechSoup today: 17 Nonprofits With Exceptional Taglines Since 2008, the Nonprofit Tagline Awards (aka the Taggies) have been rewarding organizations for using strong taglines in their marketing materials. A powerful tagline can be the centerpiece of a strong marketing campaign, and can serve to both clarify and simplify your message. 2010 Getting [...]
I’ve often wondered why our economic models have be built upon a metric of “Gross National Product”, and later “Gross Domestic Product.” Unfortunately for the Earth and Natural Resource Sustainability, these metrics have overwhelmed the ability of U.S. communities to create sustainable socio-economic policies and practice. In this 17 minute TED presentation, Chip Conley suggests [...]
Simplicity is not simple… or is it?
The health of salmon, reflects the health of ourselves. This fish-shaped being has a lot to teach us about ourselves and our communities and about the water that sustains us. Let us build an on-line community to share in these teachings.
So write about salmon. Dream about salmon. Create dances that praise them. Sing about them also. And contribute your thoughts so that the alchemy of change for the well being of salmon can grow. Salmon are us. Their journey is our journey–from the waters of home to the ocean of transformation–and as we care for them so we care for ourselves and for our relations.