This is a game-changer
for those who can see it.
We are finding ourselves at the emergence of intelligent distributed organizations. The information age is giving birth to digital peer-to-peer networks and open knowledge. This Information Age doesn’t revolve around centralized, hierarchical command and control mindsets nor laws of natural resource scarcity developed in prior centuries.
Therefore, we need new models to understand and engage in this innovation wave. We need to move from thinking about traditional economics to thinking about wealth.
We might even begin to see that wealth is not the same as accumulation.
CHAPTER ONE: QUESTIONING OUR ECONOMIC LEGACY
CHAPTER TWO: WEALTH AND HEALTH
What if wealth is like health but for the social body?
Distinguishing between Rival and Non-Rival
Social and Technological Opportunities
Centralization and Decentralization
CHAPTER THREE: REVISITING SCIENCE AND NATURE
New Science and Other Ways of Knowing
New Understanding of Genetics and HGT
New Understanding of Microbiology
And Other Interesting Learnings about Humans
CHAPTER FOUR: WHAT IS ABUNDANCE?
Principles of abundance on a finite planet
What Business Models Can We Learn From Nature?
Funding Abundance: Crowd Platforms
CHAPTER SIX: THE ABUNDANT FRAMEWORK
The Abundance Innovation Framework
Forms of “Resource” for the Cash Flow Game
New Forms of Abundant Business Models
CHAPTER SEVEN: EXAMPLES OF ABUNDANT BUSINESSES
A STORY OF ABUNDANCE - CONTINUED.
Humans turn out to be highly cooperative creatures with a strong need for reciprocity and to have a purpose and contribute.
Individualism might even be a convenient illusion we hold on to.