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Tag: money

Dilbert’s Salary Theorem

February 27, 2013

Dilbert‘s “Salary Theorem” states: “Scientists and Engineers can never earn as much as administrators and sales people.” This theorem can …read the rest

Currency: Time instead of Money?

September 17, 2012

The Spanish are doing an interesting experiment: In Spain They Swap Money for Time, essentially allowing time-banks. While the article …read the rest

Voting with your wallet for the world you want

April 13, 2012

Anna Lappé said this nicely with “Every time you spend money, you’re casting a vote for the kind of world you …read the rest

Why You Can’t Buy Creativity – The 99 Percent

October 10, 2011

http://the99percent.com/tips/7053/Why-You-Cant-Buy-Creativity What motivates us to invent incredible products, create great art, and build revolutionary companies? Clue: The answer isn’t money. …read the rest