Is Community Building a Strategy?

It can be if you are interested in creating a business ecosystem or ecology based on balance and respect, and where everyone profits.

Shifting Landscapes, Competitive Advantage, and Surfing

Photo by Digital Vision./DigitalVision / Getty Images How does a business adapt in a constantly shifting economic, political, and social landscape? How does it maintain a competitive advantage? Surfing.   Three basic skills are necessary to surf: balance, flexibility, and endurance. An ability to read the water to see how and where waves will develop is also useful. This same set of … Read More

Landscape Reading List

Interested in reading more about landscape, natural processes, and the impact of humans on the environment? Here’s a selection of books that I have read over the past few years that I found useful: Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England, William Cronon. Nature and the Idea of a Man-made World, Norman Crowe. Nature and … Read More