Employees Want to Feel Valued
Employees Want to Feel Valued
/ May 20, 2014 0 COMMENTS

A recent survey indicates that a whopping 83 percent of workers plan to look for a new job this year. These employees say that they are exploring their options because they want more pay, more opportunities for advancement and more recognition. The same survey showed that worker unhappiness was down dramatically from the previous year….

Being Part of the Solution
Being Part of the Solution
/ February 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

“Very fun! Had a great time participating with and against other employees.” Climate change is a big issue and it can seem overwhelming. One of our priorities at Cool Choices is to give folks a sense that their actions matter, that they can be part of the solution on climate change. Psychologists talk about this…

What’s Visible Matters
What’s Visible Matters
/ February 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

“Cool Choices kept the issues of sustainability in the forefront.” One of the challenges around sustainable behaviors is that often they are invisible to the broader community. Nobody knows how long I run the water while I brush my teeth or whether I programmed the controls at the office to turn down the heat when…

Changing Habits from the Heart
Changing Habits from the Heart
/ April 9, 2013 0 COMMENTS

As almost anyone will tell you, changing a habit is hard. Take that individual experience and expand it to a community, where habits are social norms, and change is more challenging. Here at Cool Choices we work with groups to inspire sustainable habits in fun, social and easy ways that facilitate sustainable norms. Our approach…

A Car? That’s so 2011.
/ July 28, 2012 0 COMMENTS

Original Jan 5, 2012 – change back At this time of year trends always catch my attention and one I am watching has to do with driving patterns. Last week National Public Radio (NPR) quoted an oil industry analyst predicting that gasoline consumption in the US in January 2012 will be lower than in any…