Slow Business: A Manifesto for Reclaiming Our Lives

Business as usual is destroying our lives and the environment.

An Article by Jerry Stifelman, Mother Nature Network

The business world was thrown into a tizzy in 2009 when Gmail and Google’s news site were reported as “sluggish” for “about an hour.”  The BBC swiftly cited pundits proclaiming that the temporarily slow Google was “bad news for Google’s efforts to build up Apps, and to a less extent, Gmail, as critical business tools. If the mighty Google can stumble, then who can be trusted?” Erm — since when did an hour’s outage of anything, except maybe oxygen, become a major issue? It’s time we slow the heck down, people. (Read entire article..)