Thursday, 1 July 2010

More for Less

Q: What do the recession, the price of oil, the Queen’s Speech, the government’s new budget and English football all have in common?
A: They’ve all been good news masquerading as disasters.

Wherever you look, it seems the message is now the same: we urgently need to achieve more with less. Actually, despite what many politicians and pundits tell us, this is not a cause for doom and gloom at all. In fact it is a supremely worthwhile message at this critical time.

We need to achieve more with less because we have been wasting just about everything: not just money and fossil fuel but also time, human creativity, trust, opportunity and freedom. Our profligacy with all these resources has not only been damaging to our environment, it has also crippled our relationships and emptied our bank accounts. Finally, it has made us all begin to eye each other as competitively as the last survivors in a lost lifeboat.

OK, here’s the shocker: doing more with less is not an austerity agenda; it is, in fact, an agenda for abundance.

Wasting less money, energy, stuff, time, trust, space and creativity means competing less for dwindling resources. This is being re-sourceful. When we are more re-sourceful, we enjoy more freedom. We get more for less – more of what we really want: productivity, reciprocity, time, enjoyment, kudos, trust and happiness.

If you think this is overambitious or that it simply can’t be done, call Re-Sourceful and we’ll show you how.

The Bath Prize

The Bath Prize is a unique annual painting competition designed to stimulate new work, recognise and reward the best, and display it in the City that inspired it.

This year Re-Sourceful is sponsoring a new category, ‘Reclaimed, Recycled & Environmentally Aware’.

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