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The Future of Money - Our Next Evolution

The Corruption of Monetary Motivation Everywhere I look I see the corruption caused by monetary motivation. Where there is poverty or low incomes, people will do whatever they can to make a few bucks, whatever the human or social cost. And who can blame them, when their environment fosters survival-of-the-fittest self preservation? In many ways, poverty reflects how society has failed to evolve far from its animal origins. Where people have comfortable incomes, you will find apathy in abundance. People are so enslaved by the treadmill of ever increasing work and consumption they remain oblivious to the world outside their bubbles — a world of nature, real social interaction, better health, abundant free-time, and the possibility of a better society. Mind destroying TV and pitiful politics keep them entertained in so called comfort . Where there is wealth, you’re almost certain to find selfish affluence , inefficiency and irresponsible waste . In business itself, we see corrupt practic

Improve Your Business Processes

Simplicity If you simplify every job that you, or your employees do, you will not only save time,  but there will be less scope for mistakes. There is also the added bonus of being able to document your procedures more easily, which helps with training and also with obtaining industry standards such as ISO 9000 etc. Look in detail at how you perform each task. There will be many attributes to the task that could be streamlined. Reduce the reliance on other people. Shorten distances travelled if possible. Break the task down, perhaps it can be done more effectively if you perform one part of it many times, then another part many times, in a similar way to an assembly line. As a manufacturing metaphor, if you are building a car, it might simplify processes if the car was designed from the beginning with the assembly process in mind. Allow for parts to be slotted in easily, click together, and be easily accessible. In other jobs, think about how you can simplify development of how things