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Over the last two and half years we have experienced some of the greatest changes in the history of this country. The economy is only part of it. Every organization has the power and the talent when unleashed will create dramatic change. Here are the key points:

- Excess Capacity: Competition is increasing and margins are shrinking

- The Impact of Local Businesses on the Economy

- The EPA: Friend or Foe

- The Impact of Downsizing on Employee Engagement

- The Dramatically Increasing Presence of Women in Work

- Transforming Your Business by Creating Value

Over the last two and half years we have experienced some of the greatest changes in the history of this country. The economy is only part of it. Every organization has the power and the talent when unleashed will create dramatic change. Here are the key points:

- Excess Capacity: Competition is increasing and margins are shrinking

- The Impact of Local Businesses on the Economy

- The EPA: Friend or Foe

- The Impact of Downsizing on Employee Engagement

- The Dramatically Increasing Presence of Women in Work

- Transforming Your Business by Creating Value

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  1. 1. BRAVE NEW WORLDS: Trends & Opportunities in the Emerging Green Environment By Tom Barrett Copyright © 2011 by Tom Barrett
  2. 2. IT’S the ECONOMY
  3. 3. onths 19 Months 19 Mon onths 19 Months 19 Mon onths 19 Months 19 Mon onths 19 Months 19 Mon onths 19 Months 19 Mon onths 19 Months 19 Mon onths 19 Months 19 Mon onths 19 Months 19 Mon onths 19 Months 19 Mon onths 19 Months 19 Mon onths 19 Months 19 Mon
  4. 4. If you’re not confused . . . …you’re not paying attention. - Tom Peters
  5. 5. Bank Closures reach a record Over 400
  6. 6. Nationalized Banking
  7. 7. ... of the 5.1 Lost Jobs • Almost 80% Lost by Men
  8. 8. Excessive Manufacturing Capacity
  9. 9. Tough-mindedness, a good trait – was replaced by meanness and greed – both terrible traits. Rewards became perverted.
  10. 10. The richest people made the most mistakes with the least accountability. In too many situations, leaders divided us instead of bringing us together. As a result . . .
  11. 11. …the bottom 25% of the American population is poorer than they were 25 years ago. -- Jeffery Immelt, Chariman & CEO of GE December 9, 2009
  12. 12. Nationalized Banking
  13. 13. Nationalized Manufacturin g
  14. 14. #1 in Research & Development over the last twenty-five years
  15. 15. Emotional Economics Theory
  16. 16. China The country with the most number of English speakers
  17. 17. The World is Different
  18. 18. Excessive Manufacturing Capacity
  19. 19. World Class Distribution
  20. 20. Excessive Manufacturing Capacity + World Class Distribution =
  21. 21. Today, sixty-one of the Fortune 500 companies come from developing countries. Two decades ago it was 28.
  22. 22. Irrigation Distributors 1990 Century Rain Aid Kenney Kenney Automatic Irrigation Automatic Irrigation Kenney
  23. 23. Irrigation Distributors Automatic Irrigation 2005 Automatic Irrigation John Deere Kenney Landscapes John Deere Landscapes Kenney John Deere Landscapes Kenney John Deere Landscapes John Deere Landscapes Kenney Automatic Irrigation Automatic Irrigation John Deere John Deere Landscapes Landscapes Automatic Irrigation
  24. 24. It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. – Charles Darwin
  25. 25. “The over- borrowing, over- consuming, and under- innovation is now in the U.S. . . .” -- Antonio van Agtmael Chairman Emerging Markets Management LLC October 2007, Newsweek
  26. 26. INNOVATE NOW !
  27. 27. I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor; RICH is Much Better! – Louis Armstrong
  28. 28. Profits = Sustainabilit y
  29. 29. Environmental Issues
  30. 30. In July 2006, the Massachusetts legislature narrowly defeated a bill which would limit household water use to 65 gallons per person per day. The average personal household water use in the United States today is 78 gallons per person per day.
  31. 31. Las Vegas, Nevada is paying homeowners and business $1.00 per square foot to remove turfgrass to conserve water use. Some communities in California are following Las Vegas.
  32. 32. In 2007 17 communities in Canada have banned Commercial Lawn Care Applicators.
  33. 33. In 2008 124 communities in Canada have banned Commercial Lawn Care Applicators.
  34. 34. In 2009 3 Provinces in Canada have banned Commercial Lawn Care Applicators.
  35. 35. In 2011 New Jersey enacted the strictest fertilizer restrictions in the nation.
  36. 36. Commercial and residential outdoor water use in the United States accounts for more than seven billion gallons of water each day, mainly for landscape irrigation. But as much as half of that water is wasted due to evaporation, and poor irrigation design, installation and maintenance. It’s like dollars blowing away in the wind - EPA, June 2009
  37. 37. EPA Labeling — “Every dropcounts.” That’s the motto for a new partnership program called WaterSense that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently launched to stimulate more efficient use of water in homes and businesses.
  38. 38. NEW WATER CONSERVATION ORGANIZATION TO BE HEADQUARTERED IN CHICAGO. “The Alliance for Water Efficiency” CHICAGO (Dec 12, 2005) EPA Environmental News Release
  39. 39. It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. – Charles Darwin
  40. 40. Wheezer s Geezers
  41. 41. By age 50, the average American will have lived less http://files.myopera.com/ramute/albums/48935/294851.jpg than half of their adult life. —Bill Novelli, 50+: Igniting a Revolution to Reinvent America
  42. 42. AVERAGE NUMBER OF CARS PURCHASED PER HOUSEHOLD=13 Average # of cars bought after the “head of the household” reaches age 50 = 7 MARTI BALETTI PrimeTime Women
  43. 43. Forget China, India and the Internet: Economic Growth Is Driven by Women — Economist, April 15, 2006
  44. 44. Since 1970 Women have held two out of every three new jobs created. — Financial Times October 3, 2006
  45. 45. Although more men than women graduate high school, more women enroll in college. – U.S Dept. of Labor
  46. 46. Women posted a net increase of 1.7 million jobs paying above the median salary. Men posted a net increase of 220,000 new jobs above the median salary. WALL STREET JOURNAL. February 20, 2007
  47. 47. WOMEN89% MEN 11%
  48. 48. 2 out of every 3 undergraduate degrees are awarded to women
  49. 49. IN JUNE 2011 More women were awarded advanced degrees than men.
  50. 50. When UK couples purchase a house, the woman makes the decision 72% OF THE TIME.– Financial Times, November 3, 2007
  51. 51. ... of the 5.1 Lost Jobs • Almost 80% Lost by Men
  52. 52. IN February, 2011 more women were employed than men.
  53. 53. “Women are the MAJORITY market.”
  54. 54. It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. – Charles Darwin
  55. 55. If you’re not confused . . . …you’re not paying attention. – Tom Peters
  56. 56. Just Do It
  57. 57. BRAVE NEW WORLDS: Emerging Trends and Opportunities in the Emerging Green Environment Tom Barrett P.O. Box 124 Westfield, Indiana 46074 317-674-3494 Tom.Barrett@jtbarrett.com

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