Economy

Discover How This Tiny Home Community Was Created & Tour One of The Homes

Written by on May 14, 2015 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Discover How This Tiny Home Community Was Created & Tour One of The Homes

When the Simply Home community members decided to look for a place together, they blanketed the residents of their area with flyers requesting a property with a very large lot. Once they secured the land, the group spent several months hashing out all their community agreements about where they’d keep the cats and dogs, who would garden, wash the dishes, etc.

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CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE! Great Decisions, Perfect Timing and the Intuitive Way

Written by on May 13, 2015 in Conscious Business, Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
CLN RADIO NEW EPISODE! Great Decisions, Perfect Timing and the Intuitive Way

Alexis speaks with visionary entrepreneur Paul O’Brien about how he created his multimillion dollar company using intuition and “visionary decision making.” Visionary entrepreneur and spiritual teacher Paul O’Brien is a living example of an individual who walks the path of success. But not just because of his great decisions and perfect timing, both of which […]

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As Wealth Gap Grows, 60 Percent of Americans Say Lopsided Distribution ‘Unfair’

Written by on May 5, 2015 in Economy with 1 Comment
As Wealth Gap Grows, 60 Percent of Americans Say Lopsided Distribution ‘Unfair’

As the gap between the rich and poor in the U.S. continues to grow with more and more wealth being held by fewer people, 63 percent of Americans say that this distribution is unfair, according to a new Gallup survey published Monday. Additionally, 52 percent of respondents say that the problem of inequality should be solved with “heavy taxes on the rich,” a proportion that has risen from 45 percent since Gallup first began asking that question in 1998.

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How We’ve “Ripped the Humanity” Out of Capitalism & One Man’s Plan to Bring It Back

Written by on May 3, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
How We’ve “Ripped the Humanity” Out of Capitalism & One Man’s Plan to Bring It Back

Paul Tudor Jones II loves capitalism. It’s a system that has done well by him over the last few decades, and he has no desire to do away with it. Nonetheless, he sees a widening gap between the “haves” and “have nots” as our country’s laser focus on profits widens the gap between those who own the companies and those who work for them.

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The 10 Best-Paying Jobs You Can Do At Home

Written by on May 1, 2015 in Conscious Business, Conscious Living, Thrive with 1 Comment
The 10 Best-Paying Jobs You Can Do At Home

The trend of working from home has grown tremendously in the recent years. Long gone are the days when employment was thought of as a strict 9-5 day, travelling to the office in the morning and returning back home in the evening. With advanced technologies and changing trends in the economy, freelancing has become more common than ever before.

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Where Does the Motivation to Work Hard Really Come From?

Where Does the Motivation to Work Hard Really Come From?

How do we find satisfaction in our work? Dan Ariely explores this question by presenting findings from his own experiments on what motivates people and how we can use that to create more enjoyable work.

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The Shocking Cause of Global Poverty (Hint: It Has Nothing To Do With Money)

Written by on April 25, 2015 in Economy with 1 Comment
The Shocking Cause of Global Poverty (Hint: It Has Nothing To Do With Money)

There are billions of poor people around the world but is the reason why they’re poor really what we think it is? Gary Haugen gives an amazing presentation that will both shock you and move you.

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Woman Builds 140′ Tiny Dream House for 40K & Lives Off Grid

Written by on April 24, 2015 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Woman Builds 140′ Tiny Dream House for 40K & Lives Off Grid

California designer, Vina Lustado is quick to point out that her tiny house is not temporary, but her “forever” house. If she moves, it’s going with her. That is one of the great advantage of owing a tiny home. It’s mobile.

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Is a “Sharing Economy” the Key To a Brighter Future?

Written by on April 17, 2015 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Is a “Sharing Economy” the Key To a Brighter Future?

Watch as Emily Castor talks about her experience diving into the “sharing economy” and how she feels it will ultimately benefit everyone.

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Couple Quits Their Day Jobs & Takes Their Tiny Home On Tour

Written by on April 15, 2015 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Couple Quits Their Day Jobs & Takes Their Tiny Home On Tour

Just a few years ago, Jenna Spesard and Guillaume Dutilh of Tiny House BIG Journey had a pretty common lifestyle. They both had regular jobs and resided in pretty typical homes. Jenna lived in a 2500 square foot home with roommates and Guillaume lived in a 1000 square foot apartment that he had all to himself. So it’s an understatement to say that their lifestyle changed radically when they both quit their jobs to build a tiny home on wheels and tour the U.S.

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Seattle CEO Slashes His Own Salary to Pay Employees $70,000 Minimum Wage

Written by on April 15, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Seattle CEO Slashes His Own Salary to Pay Employees $70,000 Minimum Wage

Three weeks ago, Dan Price took a $930,000 pay cut. Growing income inequality had been on his mind for months. But as he went for a hike with a friend one afternoon and listened to her describe her struggle with rising rent prices, he realized he had to do something for his own employees. So Price, the founder and CEO of Gravity Payments in Seattle, decided to raise the minimum salary at his 120-person payment processing company to $70,000.

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Fight for $15: On Worldwide Day of Action, Workers Demand Livable Wages

Written by on April 15, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Fight for $15: On Worldwide Day of Action, Workers Demand Livable Wages

Fight for $15—the movement calling for livable wages and union rights for low-income workers—launched a worldwide day of action on this morning with walkouts and rallies across the globe, spanning more than 200 cities in the U.S. and 35 countries.

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Could You Live In a (112′) Tiny House? Watch These People Try

Written by on April 11, 2015 in Economy, Tiny Homes & Frugal Living with 0 Comments
Could You Live In a (112′) Tiny House? Watch These People Try

B.A. Norgard loans out her tiny 112 square foot house to some people so they can try on her little lifestyle. The experiment was only for a few hours and even so, it clearly wasn’t the right lifestyle choice for some.

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The World Is Actively Preparing To DITCH the Dollar – Bill Holter

Written by on April 8, 2015 in Economy with 2 Comments
The World Is Actively Preparing To DITCH the Dollar – Bill Holter

There is mounting evidence that the world is actively preparing for economic life after the death of the Dollar. The facts are now quantifiable, and for those if us who are accustomed to this moment is history where the Dollar is still technically “the world’s reserve currency” and cheap imports fill big box stores, the truth of what’s occurring globally RIGHT NOW as discussed in this interview with Miles Franklin’s Bill Holter is startling

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The Most Valuable Skill that Nobody Teaches: How to Listen, with Tom Yorton

The Most Valuable Skill that Nobody Teaches: How to Listen, with Tom Yorton

Listening is critically important in life and paramount to good business. Tom Yorton explains how to listen and the value of working toward excellent listening skills, which is one of the key lessons he’s learned from working as an executive at Second City.

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