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Fomenting the Necessary Revolution: Living Beyond the Bubble

Environmental Sustainability, Innovating for Sustainability, Joe Laur, Peter Senge, Sara Schley, Sustainability, Sustainability Consulting, The Necessary Revolution
Posted by: Joe Laur on Friday, March 21, 2014 Comments (0)

In our last segment, Fomenting the Necessary Revolution: Life Inside the “Bubble Economy”, we addressed the issue of living in a "bubble economy" based on ungrouinded, incomplete, and outdated models, assumptions, and data. Like a fall from a tall building, you may think you are flying for awhile, but the landing can be a rude awakening. Life in a bubble can be fun for a while, but how to we let ourselves come back to reality? How do we move to an economy that is not separate, ...

Fomenting the Necessary Revolution: Life Inside the “Bubble Economy”

Peter Senge, Sara Schley, Sustainability, Sustainability Consulting, The Necessary Revolution, Environmental Sustainability, Innovating for Sustainability, Joe Laur
Posted by: Joe Laur on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Comments (0)

We used to love bubbles when we were kids, soap bubbles, bubble bath, bubble gum. Bubbles meant fun. But when we grew up, we met a different, more sinister kind of bubble. Dot-Com bubbles, Real estate bubbles, stock market bubbles. They were fun at first in their own way, but when they popped, we got hurt. We lost money, jobs, livelihoods. From inside the bubble, everything looks rosy- we’re in our own little world. But the bubble is based on faulty or missing information about the real ...