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There are many ways to green up any business, large or small—and an added benefit might just be saving money. Just like individuals, businesses can measure their carbon footprints to get a sense of where they are starting from and to get some initial ideas of areas to focus on to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Columnist Gael O’Brien thinks that in these increasingly uncertain times it’s worth examining the basic methodology used by many serial entrepreneurs. The process of taking small steps to “act, learn and build from,” she says, offers models for navigating the unknown, building trust and handling potential ethical conflicts.
For however elusive happiness is to define, there are very specific things people can do each day that are proven to increase happiness: Tal Ben-Shahar has spent his career studying them. He gave Big Think several practical happiness tips, including changing your calendar, buying a notebook, and changing your approach to car parking.