Sebastopol, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2013
Friday night, April 26, 2013 from 7-9 p.m. the Coffee Catz in Sebastopol, CA presents decision-making expert, entertaining speaker and Santa Rosa local Jim Brumm, author of "Long-Term Thinking for a Short-Sighted World” to headline their Community Inspirational Story Series. Brumm will explain how long-term thinking can prevent disasters in one’s personal life, as well as in global decision-making. This event is free to the public.
In response to many of today's "how-could-that-happen" disasters and "last-ditch" decisions like nuclear leaks in Washington state and dropping mice on Guam snakes, Brumm will explore how these usually ineffective “fix the symptom, not the problem” solutions can lead to even worse disasters and are very common in our individual, everyday decision-making. He'll give examples of how to think long-term about life decisions to prevent your own personal disasters.
From larger-scale energy, debt, consumerism, agriculture and health care, to common everyday problems individuals face, there’s a need to stop focusing on a narrow piece of the whole when making decisions, when whole-system thinking is needed. Brumm explains how everything in an eco system is connected; if you change one thing, you change everything else.
Brumm says, “We unthinkingly screw something up, then come up with a solution aimed at that specific problem, often without considering what else might be affected by the solution.”
In his book, Brumm answers the question asked by many, “How can I live my life in a way that brings satisfaction, balance, happiness, and a sense of value? How can I be part of the solution?” He suggests positive ways to improve our ability to embrace a larger vision of our place in the world. At Coffee Catz, he'll give guests tools on how they can actually make a positive difference in their own lives which in turn, affects others.
Conversational, provocative, witty and often laugh-aloud funny, “Long-Term Thinking for a Short-Sighted World” will inspire those who are seeking ways to realign their priorities and re-examine what brings true, long-term happiness and sustainability.
To hear Brumm’s entertaining views on learning to think long-term and prevent insanity before it starts in their own lives, visit Coffee Catz, 6761 Sebastopol Avenue, Sebastopol, CA on Friday April 26, 2013 from 7-9 p.m.
“This book is long overdue," says Jacque Fresco, of The Venus Project, "This may help bring together those who are really interested in finding long-term solutions for sustainability for all the world’s people.”
"Long-Term Thinking for a Short-Sighted World" by Jim Brumm is available at museharbor.com, amazon.com, barnesandnoble,com, apple.com and at bookstores everywhere.
Author and expert Jim Brumm is a riveting public speaker with many true, interesting, long-term and short-sighted-thinking stories to entertain media audiences on nearly every subject. He can be reached for interviews by emailing Margaux (at) MuseHarbor (dot) com. He lives in Santa Rosa, CA and has been a writer, editor, and magazine publisher for over twenty-three years. He is a member of Slow Food, USA, and The Long Now Foundation.
Muse Harbor Publishing was founded in 2011 as an organization of "writers helping writers, in service to our readers.