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Share Spray: A New Way to Do Everything
October 13, 2012 – 9:56 pm | Comments Off
Share Spray: A New Way to Do Everything

Last year, an inspiring and creative friend, Rebecca Valentine of Share Exchange, handed me a bottle of something she called “share spray.”  It was a lovely rose water spray which – as the label indicated …

How to Start a Car Sharing Group
October 13, 2012 – 9:50 pm | Comments Off
How to Start a Car Sharing Group

Car sharing is not only a good idea; it’s a ridiculously smart use of resources. Car owners generally pay between $3000 and $10,000 per year to own a car that sits and takes up space …

How to Start a “Stuff” Sharing Group
October 13, 2012 – 9:05 pm | Comments Off
How to Start a “Stuff” Sharing Group

A neighborhood stuff sharing group is primarily a system of borrowing and lending, in which participants allow others to use their stuff but actual ownership of the items doesn’t change hands. To get started, you’ll …

How to Start a Neighborhood Work Group
October 13, 2012 – 8:44 pm | Comments Off
How to Start a Neighborhood Work Group

Q: My house needs a lot of work, but I just don’t have the time or skills. Is sharing work with neighbors a solution? How can I can do that?

A: I grew up a city girl, …

The Four Degrees of Sharing
October 13, 2012 – 8:17 pm | Comments Off
The Four Degrees of Sharing

Sharing is a big deal these days. Sharing is a growth industry, a new field of study and of practice; it presents a realm of career opportunities, a new way of life, and a concept …

Launching the Slow Homes Movement
October 11, 2012 – 9:30 pm | 2 Comments
Launching the Slow Homes Movement

I recently drove through Lakewood, a city 10 miles south of Los Angeles, just to see for myself what it looked like. Lakewood is a quintessential “fast homes” community – the housing equivalent of a …

How to Barter, Give, and Get Stuff
October 11, 2012 – 1:14 pm | One Comment
How to Barter, Give, and Get Stuff

Read it on Shareable.net: How to Barter Give and Get Stuff: Attorney Janelle Orsi Explains the Legal Nuts and Bolts of a Sharing Economy

Sample Office-Sharing Agreement
August 13, 2012 – 2:38 pm | Comments Off
Sample Office-Sharing Agreement

Many small businesses and entrepreneurs use commercial space to house their operations, and sharing these work spaces is often a smart business decision.  And, once you start sharing space with others, it will be much …

New book on Collaborative Consumption!
September 1, 2010 – 2:04 pm | One Comment
New book on Collaborative Consumption!

This is great – a new book about the sharing movement will be released in just a few weeks: What’s Mine is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption. Check out their website, including a couple cool videos!