Gross National Wholeness

Jay Owen Advisors' Forum

Gross National Wholeness By Martin Ping, Executive Director, Hawthorne Valley; EMM Advisory Board member By Martin Ping Few things in life elicit more happiness and joy than the first signs of spring. Especially after experiencing a genuine winter that seemed oblivious to the calendar and in no hurry to depart. …

Survival of the … Nicest?

Jay Owen Earth Systems Science

The heart of the giver makes the gift dear and precious. –Martin Luther King, Jr.   Survival of the … Nicest? –by Eric Michael Johnson, syndicated from Yes Magazine, Jul 15, 2013 A century ago, industrialists like Andrew Carnegie believed that Darwin’s theories justified an economy of vicious competition and inequality. They …

ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Jay Owen Beyond GDP

ON FIRST INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS, BAN CALLS FOR INCLUSIVE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT New York, Mar 20 2013 10:00AM Marking the first ever International Day of Happiness, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on the international community to commit to an inclusive and sustainable human development that will improve the well-being of …

Compassion Games — Survival of the Kindest

Ethical Markets Sustainability News, Trendspotting, Advisors' Forum

Compassion Games — Survival of the Kindest Six months ago, I wrote a blog,  Hunger Games – The Price of Failed Transition, in response to the popular movie. Here is a follow-up based on real life. Importantly, where Hunger Games are the imagined price of failed transition to sustainable prosperity, Compassion …

7th Annual International Conference on Engaging The Other: The Power of Compassion

kristy Conferences

7th Annual International Conference on Engaging The Other: The Power of Compassion At a time when polarization is the culprit, a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary conference addressing the roots of fear-based belief systems, negative stereotypes, prejudice, polarization, scapegoating, enemy images, and artificial barriers of misunderstanding and distrust that divide us. November 30 …