The Global Transition to a New Economy is a world map of innovative projects which challenge business as usual and make a contribution to the systemic change to the world economy which is urgently required. Together, the projects work to create a world which prioritizes human wellbeing with sustainability and within healthy environmental limits. This mapping tool is great for social and eco-entrepreneurs to see and learn from all the great new economy projects happening all over the world.
On November 8th and 9th, the Cleantech Open 2012 Global Forum was held in San Jose, CA. In this “Golden Globes” of Cleantech, the latest in national and international entrepreneurs, members of the investment community, corporate partners, the cleantech community, and like-minded business leaders were brought together for the mutual goals of launching successful cleantech companies.
In the book Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell, there is much discussion of the ’10,000-hour rule.’ The rule states that it takes about 10,000 hours of dedicated practice to truly have mastery of any skill – whether it be playing bass guitar, web development, skateboarding, or ping-pong playing.