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  • Andrew Thompson of Create Peak Performance
    How to Compete With Unconventional Business Practices
    What does “unconventional” mean? When we were young, it often meant being ridiculed, considered a “freak” and even being ostracized. And just like when we were young, we often got in the habit of “following along...
  • Preppers love the environment
    Prepper training camps for summer
    The American Prepper Network is promoting a summer camp for survivors. They summarized the activity in an email from which the following content is quoted with reference to the website URL that follows. An analyst can deduce much from this list...
  • Quality has many forms
    Be true to your principles: Stand by your brand
    Being highly "connected" through social media, search engines, and instant, invisible, and relatively anonymous commenting, it is more important than ever to be principled, and stand by the "brand" that you have created for...
  • Black Candles
    Black Candles
    KwanzaaThe Seven PrinciplesKwanzaa is an African-American and Pan-African cultural holiday that is centered around seven principles (called Nguzo Saba in Swahili). They are:Umoja (Unity)Umoja (OO-MO-JAH) Unity stresses the importance of...
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    3 power zapping principles of criticism
    Most people are not aware of the vital life force chi that runs through the body, so they are not aware of distinguishing the differences in their own power after they praise of criticize someone or something in the universe. Your vital force also...
  • Hiking the path
    Tai chi principles offer a path to follow, not necessarily a road to take
    Bruce Lee once said ‘obey the principles without being bound by them.’ He was referring to his martial art method which he refused to call a ‘style.’ He believed that a martial art should conform based on the circumstances,...
  • Guy Fawkes
    Why do libertarians rarely talk about defensive force?
    –In virtually every mention of the Zero Aggression Principle that rejects initiation of force, intimidation and fraud libertarians typically claim the legitimacy of defensive force almost as an afterthought and rarely delve into it with any...
  • Hope for Tomorrow
    Has accountability become society's new 'flavor-of-the-month' mobile app?
    Accountability has not just fallen by the wayside, it seems to have entirely “disappeared” from the planet; and then not only has accountability become what many call an act of convenience, it’s as if it has also become the next ...
  • Everybody wants to meet a saint but nobody wants to be one
    Everybody wants to meet a saint but nobody wants to be one
    Act energetically on brighter ideas.Power, affluence, emergency, danger, liability, doubt, enemy, treason, confusion, if they are not handled correctly will bring on misery, worry, and even death. If they are handled correctly they will bring...
  • Look now forward let go of what is backwards
    Look now forward let go of what is backwards
    When you realize that life unfolds from within you realize no one on earth has ever hurt you and no one on earth has ever helped you. Every hurt comes from the result of your inability to hold into our experience this universe as spiritual.We...
  • American flag
    July 4 is celebrated because of American progress, not American principles
    Today, the citizens of Detroit as well as tens of millions of Americans across the nation celebrated the Fourth of July.Many took weekend vacations, others had get-togethers with family, while still others partied it up with their friends and...
  • Principles of transformation
    Three simple principles that profoundly transformed my life
    The concise essay below and accompanying links have done more to transform my life than anything else. I invite you to read and see if you, too, might be inspired by this profound wisdom. May we all find ever more ways to join together in...
  • Windows are a source of conductive, convective and radiant heat loss, as well as passive solar gain
    Colorado green home building tip #4 - Super insulate - part 2
    Blocking convective energy flows (via air movement) is critical to achieving energy efficiency, as it accounts for 20-40% of energy losses from a typical home. Air and vapor barriers, gaskets, flanges, weather stripping, caulks and sealants are...
  • Blown-in cellulose insulation
    Colorado green home building tip #4 - Super insulate
    Superinsulation refers to insulating beyond existing code requirements, and paying great attention to all three means of heat, or energy, transfer - conduction, convection, and radiation. Insulation is so cost-effective, it is unrivaled in bang...
  • A small house
    Colorado green home building tip #3 - Build smaller and smarter
    One of the primary issues in sustainability is resource use, including both energy and the raw materials required to make the products and systems embodied in a home. It follows then, that a smaller home uses less resources than a larger one, both...