Duncan’s Blog

A collection of human transformation practices, lenses, and perspectives  including: tools for re-authoring our relationships to nature and each other,  tools for facilitating better conversations, behaviour change concepts,  experiential tourism and community development, community based marketing resources, and more.

How to Do Text to Speech for Mac

How to get your mac to read text to you Hi folks, I made a quick video on how to get your mac to read an article or any text on your computer to you so. I did this today because I had limited time and I wanted to listen to...

Electing Climate and Green New Deal Champions

Hi folks, This is a great email from Amara at 350.org and resource for people looking to elect climate champions. It's not about one party or another, just which candidates have stated publicly that they will support the Green New Deal. It also shares how to vote,...

Announcing Shift! Food

Hello friends, I have big news, I'm testing out doing more food work and less marketing work. Makes sense right? As you may know, over the past 3 years I've needed to cut gluten, dairy, and refined sugar completely out of my diet. When I first needed to shift my food...

How to Make Dairy-Free Coconut Yogurt

I don't buy coconut yogurt, because I haven't found one yet in Nova Scotia that isn't full of thickeners or other ingredients that I don't want to eat. I've made this 100% coconut yogurt recipe twice now and it's worked quite well. It's by far the easiest "how to make...

3 Time Saving Tips Instagram

These are three things that are working for me to grow my Instagram @debata account and save time. I've gained 50 new followers in January when I was actively doing the things mentioned below. Recently I've slowed down on Instagram because I'm working on keeping up...

Why Telling People What to Do Doesn’t Work

Telling your community or customers what to do doesn't work. I've seen people try this over and over again in community and business. Traditional conferences are the worst for this, where some sort of expert spews a bunch of facts and tells the audience what to do....

Why Your Website Might Be Leaving Money on the Table

As a followup to "How to Build Trust and Grow Sales in 2017," here's a helpful infographic that Bluewire Media created, based on consumer research, that explains various ways to help customers get to know your enterprise, trust it, and buy from it in 2017. As you can...

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