Remember That the question is not “WHY SLOW?! It is why FAST? Why FAST? Because you want to make some things in life go fast so that you have more time to do the things you enjoy more slowly! To not be in a hurry all the time is our generations most important form of…more
“The formulation of a problem is often more essential than its solution, which may be a matter of mathematical or experimental skill.” –Einstein Does “quick solutions” solve “quick problems”? Slow down and take a slow movement in the right direction!
Is it possible in today’s superfast world to live slow? Would I be able to keep my job? Provide a good living for my family? Does being ‘slow’ mean low efficiency, low effectiveness? No! If that were the case, slow would be impossible! Slow Time! Slow Living! It’s all about balance… time for silence, time…more
(CNN) — The Industrial Revolution gave us many good things, among them the ability to create large, great cities and feeding enough people to populate them. But in its aftermath our culture has developed a core focus based on the consumer and not the person as the individual. As a consequence we have adopted a…more
What happens if we only measure productivity using chronological time (linear time)? Do we always then become busy? Busy doing what? Here is an ancient SlowStory explaining the challenge of “busy doing what”: “There was a farmer that was in need for hiring a lumberjack. Finally he was able to hire a lumberjack. The first…more
Ask any major sportsman, formula 1 driver, downhill skier or speed skater. If you want to be good at what you are doing, be able to perform the tasks fast. You would need to know how it is performed in “slow motion”. For businessmen it is also important to benefit from slowness in the way…more
We have bigger houses but smaller families; more conveniences, but less time; We have more degrees, but less sense; more knowledge, but less judgement; more experts, but more problems; more medicines, but less healthiness; We’ve been all the way to the moon and back, but have trouble crossing the street to meet the new neighbor.…more
What is a DEADLINE? It orginates from the american cicvil war: Confederate captain Walter Bowie wrote: “On the inside of the stockade and twenty feet from it there is a dead-line established, over which no prisoner is allowed to go, day or night, under penalty of being shot.” Do you have a deadline? How does…more
SlowCoffee to be introduced into US market: SlowCoffee® SlowBeer soon to be introduced: SlowBeer® after 10 years in the making.
Why slow? everything worth doing is worth doing slowly!