It’s easy to point fingers at everyone else you think is to blame for the ills of the world, but it takes some guts to be able admit to your own culpability, and to recognize that the way you live your life might, in part, be responsible for those same issues. Jordan Phoenix is one […]
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Pick up a free copy of this investing guide, courtesy of the author, anytime up through Father’s Day (June 15th), and start learning how you can best put your money to work for you. Free Guide to Investing Available for Father’s Day (via The Inspired Economist) Robert Kiyosaki, the author of the well-known personal finance […]
One common characteristic of successful entrepreneurs, small business owners, and innovative thinkers is the drive to continue to educate themselves about any and all facets of business, marketing, economics, and personal development. With that in mind, Travel Out There put together a list of the 10 books that are ‘must-reads’ for aspiring entrepreneurs, spanning the […]
If you look around at your fellow passengers on your morning or evening public transit commute, chances are you’ll see a number of people with their eyes glued to their smartphone or tablet, reading the latest news or catching up on Facebook or updates from their favorite blogs. But you’ll probably also see quite a […]
With over a million new books published in the U.S. each year1 one might think that getting your hands on a good book wouldn’t be too hard, despite the growing popularity of e-readers. But the truth, as they say, can sometimes be stranger than fiction. Organizations focused on building literacy in underserved areas, such as schools, libraries and non-profits can benefit greatly from books – even gently- used ones – but may have trouble obtaining them.
Discover Books (formerly Thrift Recycling Management), encourages people to consider repurposing their books for the benefit of others. Based in the Seattle, Washington area, we are a book collector, online reseller and a socially-minded organization dedicated to the ideal that where books are concerned, reuse is the best possible form of recycling. By reselling, recycling or charitably redistributing books, our company ensures that millions of otherwise good books are treasured, not trashed.
Yesterday I had the pleasure of hearing Van Jones, author of The Green Collar Economy, talk about his vision for a green economy at The Center For American Progess. It was an oversubscribed crowd and Jones sat comfortably on an arm chair on a slightly raised platform, giving the impression of a living room chat. […]
Editor’s note: Our friends at Eco-Libris rolled out a new feature on their blog last week. “My Green Bookshelf” focuses on green VIPs and their relationship with books: their reading habits, their libraries, etc. For the first installment, EL blogger Raz Godelnik talked to ecopreneur Ron Gonen, co-founder and CEO of Philadelphia’s RecycleBank. This post […]