Becoming Minimalist: Invigorate Your Life, Because the Best Things In Life Aren’t Things. Thursday, March 9, 2017 The Marriott, Cedar Rapids Event Schedule Registration: 7:30 a.m. Breakfast & Networking: 8-8:30 a.m. Keynote Presentation: 8:30-9:30a.m. Cost $40 per person or $350 Table of 10 Program Click here to download the event program in PDF format. Don’t Settle… Continue reading EVENT: Joshua Becker – “Becoming Minimalist” – 9 March 2017
Cadillac created an arrogant nationalistic materialistic commercial about why the USA is wealthy. Ford responded with a clever and creative video commercial about sustainability and minimalist living. Take a look at the commercials below.
The latest advertisement from Buick (shown below) proclaims: “The Next Big Thing in Luxury is Small.” The smaller is better message is increasingly finding its way into mainstream culture as a shifting undercurrent to the bigger is better mindset of another era. The description on Buick’s YouTube channel reads: “The age of the over-sized luxury… Continue reading The Next Big Thing in Luxury is Small
Stuff has been getting a lot of bad press these days. In fact, there’s an entire website (StoryOfStuff.com) dedicated to promoting anti-stuff propaganda. The reduction in stuff is causing a reduction in the insurance for stuff. So, insurance companies are fighting back. Allstate Insurance recently launched a pro-stuff campaign in response to those pushing the… Continue reading Allstate Insurance – Your Stuff Tells Your Story – A New Story of Stuff
Activism > Environment Click here for the March 2011 Small House Society News. Summary. The Green Living Health Expo is from 10AM to 5PM this Saturday and Sunday, February 26 and 27, in Des Moines, Iowa. There will be many exhibitors and free seminars. ResourcesForLife.com Director, Greg Johnson will be at booth #331 until Sunday… Continue reading Green Living Health Expo Des Moines Iowa February 26 & 27
Effective Living Summary. Matthew E. May, the author of The Elegant Solution: Toyota’s Formula for Mastering Innovation, has written a new book on success through subtractive design, In Pursuit of Elegance: Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing. [buy now] This book explores elegance and effectiveness through simplicity as a foundational historic principle that we… Continue reading In Pursuit of Elegance: Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing