How Trucks, Bikes and Pedestrians Can Work Together

We all want greater quality of life, reduced congestion, enhanced safety and improved connectivity.

Most mornings, I try to fit in a pre-work spin on some of the hillier roads around Washington D.C. Out with a group of friends, pushing the pace, snapping sunrise photos and grabbing a cup of coffee after — it’s one of my favorite parts of the day. And as a transportation policy advocate, it’s […]

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5 Ways to Reinvent Your Business through the Circular Economy

You can help the planet and your business at the same time.

We are living in a time of unprecedented progress. The average consumer today leads a life rivaling royalty during the 19th century. There are more of us, we are living longer — and we are all consuming more goods, even in remote places of the planet. But progress has come at a price. Global warming, […]

Making B2B E-Commerce as Easy as ABC (or B2C)

UPS is joining forces with Inxeption to help small businesses sell online and master the e-commerce supply chain.

Point. Click. Pay. Ship. Track. Receive. That’s the simplicity of business-to-consumer shopping online. From cat food to clothes to cars, consumers can buy just about everything from just about anywhere. Now people who buy for their businesses are bringing those same expectations to their business-to-business world. They expect the same experience when they order widgets […]

Need a Fresh Perspective? See the World Like an Animal

Practice an act of radical empathy — try to put yourself in the hoofsteps, pawprints and undulations of other creatures.

We are not alone. On Earth, that is. While it may seem laughably obvious to say that, in many ways we humans act like we’re the only inhabitants. After all, our built world overwhelmingly prioritizes our one species above all the others that occupy the planet. How often do most of us stop and consider […]

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Lessons from The Wizard of Oz.

Remember the climactic scene in The Wizard of Oz when Dorothy and her friends look “behind the curtain” and discover the real Oz? The huge, smoke-billowing Oz ruled the Emerald City with his powerful voice and massive presence. But it turned out that he was just a regular guy in a small booth with a […]