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Parker Palmer and Courtney Martin — The Inner Life of Rebellion

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The history of rebellion is rife with excess and burnout. But new generations have a distinctive commitment to be reflective and activist at once, to be in service as much as in charge and to learn from history while bringing very new realities into being

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On Being

[Unedited] Parker Palmer and Courtney Martin with Krista Tippett

Thursday, January 08, 2015

The history of rebellion is rife with excess and burnout. But new generations have a distinctive commitment to be reflective and activist at once, to be in service as much as in charge and to learn from history while bringing very new realities into being

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Money Talking

How to Tame Your Email and To-Do List

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

Bogged down in email? Can’t seem to get anything done at work? Advice for solving your workplace woes. 

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New Tech City

The Simple Steps Behind World Class Efficiency

Thursday, March 06, 2014

These steps from the Toyota Production System make car manufacturing smooth and swift. They also work on every day life.

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New Tech City

Toyota Gives Me a Personal Productivity Makeover

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Office workers pecking away at keyboards are like assembly line workers churning out product. But can a knowledge employee become as efficient as a finely-tuned factory?

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Transportation Nation

WSJ Finds Gas Mileage for Airlines. Will it Change Your Choice?

Friday, August 13, 2010

It's was a wonderful piece of reporting this week in the Middle Seat column of the Wall Street Journal: a review of DOT data, yielding what amounts to an MPG rating for the airlines.  Alaska came out on top, with a bit of luck (like being West Coast-based) and some good practices (like shutting down engines quickly at the gate).  The worst guzzlers turn out to the three biggest U.S. carriers.

But here's the big question: would information like this -- that getting you from LAX to JFK sucks around 10 gallons more fuel on Delta than it does on JetBlue on average -- cause you to change who you buy your ticket from?  Let us know in the comments.

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