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Whales vs Jobs? Really? Its Not So Simple

Whales vs Jobs? Really? Its Not So Simple

Its headlines like this that make my blood boil; “Pipeline Pits B.C. Whales Against Alberta Jobs”. Otherwise known as the “either-or fallacy”, this false dichotomy...

Take This Quiz: When Does Nature Heal?

Take This Quiz: When Does Nature Heal?

Series: Nature and the Workplace: Part 2 Many of us are aware of the medicinal properties of various natural extracts. However, does being near or...

A Little-Known Fact About You and Nature

Series: Nature and the Workplace: Part 1 Have you ever noticed how different you feel in contrasting surroundings – like walking along a busy street...

Are We Earthlings or Martians?

Are We Earthlings or Martians?

What does it mean to contemplate colonizing Mars? A former professor of mine is working on the Mars One  project, recommending qualities of persons selected...

Can We Stop Climate Change?

Can We Stop Climate Change?

The short answer is, “no”. However, we can slow it down so that it causes less damage. Here is a synopsis of the answer to...

Leadership Models for a New Era

Eco Leadership, Evolutionary Leadership, Conscious Leadership. Each is a model of leadership attempting to grasp an embryonic view of leadership, born of the needs of...

The Story of Poverty: Three Views

We are all getting richer and healthier That is, according to Hans Rosling, a Swedish statistician, who’s enthusiastic description of the story the stats tell...