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Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #906- April 6, 2018

How you climb a mountain is more important than reaching the top.

—YVON CHOUINARD, Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman, 57 more words

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Let My People Go Surfing

“Reusing something instead of immediately discarding it, when done for the right reasons, can be an act of love which expresses our own dignity.”  Laudato Si’: On Care for Our Common Home, 1,606 more words

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Simplicity in Life

“Going back to a simpler life based on living by sufficiency rather than excess is not a step backward.Rather,returning to a simpler way allows us to regain our dignity,puts us in touch with the land,and makes us value human contact again.”-Yvon Chouinard

The hardest thing ...

The hardest thing in the world is to simplify your life. It’s so easy to make it complex. What’s important is leading an examined life.

– Yvon Chouinard

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Shared Values Explained

Shared Values

In the Business Harvard Review article “Creating Shared Value,” written by Michael E. Porter and Mark R. Kramer, the idea of shared values is defined as “policies and operating practices that enhance the competitiveness of a company while simultaneously advancing the economic and social conditions in the communities in which it operates” (Porter & Kramer, 2011). 585 more words

Why Patagonia's Founder Is Fighting Hard For Public Lands

“Public lands have never been more threatened than right now because you have a few self serving politicians who want to sell them off and make money.”  42 more words

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Jim Schmid's Trail Quote of the Day #655 - July 29, 2017

The more you know, the less you need.

—YVON CHOUINARD, Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman, 2005

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