Cooperative Economics | "Impact-First" Investing | Transformative Leadership

My Money Transformation in 8 Steps

I was inspired by this Money Transforms website to share my own story.   The reason I want you to transform your relationship with your money is two fold:  Your own liberation. For too long, I’ve been trapped by my relationship with my money. I’ve felt so inadequate because I didn’t have enough. Then when I’ve […]

Neighborhood Economics to Livable Future Investing: 12 Hints of an Emerging US Economy of Francesco

As we continue the work of mapping the growing Economy of Francesco movement ecology, I wanted to share a list of 12 nodes that have been on my radar. What are you seeing? Join us this Friday November 20th at 12 noon ET. We’ll get the conversation started with a pioneering farmer, an industrial co-op organizer, and […]

How many of you are there?

How many of you are there?

Tonight at dinner a friend of a friend asked me: “How many of you are there?” He’s a theology graduate student who heard me talking about the cooperative work I do and also my excitement about this Francesco Economy convening on Monday. “Are there many others talking about Catholic Social Teaching and economics and business?” […]

Livable Future Insurance: Re-thinking Risk and Your Investment Choices

Livable Future Insurance: Re-thinking Risk and Your Investment Choices

Shifting our investments to local, direct investing is really about buying “livable future insurance”. The concept is basically that we’re dramatically under-calculating the devastating impacts of super storms, heat waves, hurricanes, & all climate related disruptions over the next 20-40 years. The interesting thing is that many of us will be drawing down our retirement […]