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Do You Practice Eco Excellence?

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
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Do You Practice #Eco Excellence? http://3bl.me/zz4462 by @TaigaCompany #sustainabililty
Tuesday, August 10, 2010 - 8:50am

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We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. ~ Aristotle 

Habits are routines of behavior that are repeated regularly and tend to occur subconsciously, without one directly thinking consciously about them.    In the world of personal sustainability plans, this unconscious display of habits is a fertile ground of opportunity offering low hanging fruit for eco action.   
 
The gap between awareness and action may represent the single largest opportunity for global sustainability progress.  While historical efforts have focused on expanding awareness, the recent explosion of information and global interest indicates that the “word is out” on most major issues.   The next step is closing the growing gap between knowledge and personal action.
 
As communicated in our sustainability consulting, the basic formula is: change your habits= different result.  The trick is to become aware of the areas in your life that have the biggest environmental impact, and then take inspired action to create new habits.   Sounds easy, but how do you do that?
 
First, what are your current habits telling you?  Where is your biggest environmental impact?
Next, create new habits.  Following are 4 areas of eco action to help get you started.  Click here to continue reading.
 


Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".



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