It’s Not ‘Hippie’ Business, At Least Not in the Way You Mean
Somewhere in between the stereotype and the truth'Hippies' are often associated with a removal from 'the real world'. They're blissed out, unaware of the true realities of how our society actually functions. It's all planting trees, doing sun salutations and blowing bubbles. Often times their points of view are far left, viewing economic and political freedom as an evil -- seeing it as the source of most of the world's problems. The corporate drones must be stopped. Unrestricted wealth pollutes absolutely.
Value Pricing Your Service Business: Establishing a Payment Structure
Call it what you will -- value pricing, karma pricing, pay-what-it's-worth pricing -- any way you cut it, not having a price is not normal. Letting your customers set your price is very unorthodox. And yes, it makes people uncomfortable. As far as I can tell, it's hardly ever done. I learned about the idea from author Phillip Dignan, and in the last 6 months I've learned that Radiohead and a few restaurants use the model, as well as a web developer in India and a business consultant in England. And there's also a woodworker in America that is experimenting with it... and then there's me.
It Felt Right at the Time
We all make mistakes, we can't control the fact that we are imperfect. How we react to those mistakes, however, is ours to determine.
Useless regretIt's easy to look back and chastise your Self for the choices you made -- for the words you 'shouldn't' have used or the actions you 'shouldn't' have taken. We beat our Self up for hurting others, for being misguided in our actions, for being wrong. We wonder how we cold have been so stupid and we wish we could go back in time and undo what was done.
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What I’ve Learned from the Tao Te Ching
The truth on the art of living
These are direct excerpts from Stephen Lam's English translation of the Tao Te Ching. The headers are my take on the whole thing.