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Paul Hawken – 7 Quotes

 

7 Quotes by Paul Hawken

 

Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them.

– Paul Hawken


All is connected… no one thing can change by itself.

– Paul Hawken


I think an old style of addressing environmental problems is ebbing, but the rise of the so-called conservative, political movement in this country is not a trend towards the future but a reaction to this very broad shift that we are undergoing.

– Paul Hawken


We are now heading down a centuries-long path toward increasing the productivity of our natural capital – the resource systems upon which we depend to live – instead of our human capital.

– Paul Hawken


We assume that everything’s becoming more efficient, and in an immediate sense that’s true our lives are better in many ways. But that improvement has been gained through a massively inefficient use of natural resources.

– Paul Hawken


We are losing our living systems, social systems, cultural systems, governing systems, stability, and our constitutional health, and we’re surrendering it all at the same time.

– Paul Hawken


People are naming it the Third Wave, the Information Age, etc. but I would say those are basically technological descriptions, and this next shift is not about technology – although obviously it will be influenced and in some cases expressed by technologies.

– Paul Hawken