LIVE Sustainability Talk, 216 Cheaper than Free Resources

November 20, 2015 · Posted in abundance, innovation ·  

Join me Sunday morning November 22 at 11 am EST for one hour discussion of sustainability where I’ll introduce 216 Cheaper than Free resources available to use for innovations of all kinds.

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Charity, proof scarcity doesn't always increase prices.

November 2, 2012 · Posted in abundance, economics, sharing · Comments Off on Charity, proof scarcity doesn't always increase prices. 

Sharing electricity with victims of Hurricane Sandy.Economic theory states that scarcity increases prices; but, exactly the opposite occurs. People share with their neighbors.

Widespread power outages is the definition of scarcity. The people people without electricity clearly have a need. Why didn’t it lead to massive profit taking? In a real free market there is another choice, it’s call charity.

The person sharing their electricity didn’t have a scarcity, they had an abundance, more than they needed. The value of helping people in need outweighed any monetary profit or the hassle involved in selling access to electricity. This situation shows that given the choice people gladly share. If there isn’t a significant cost involved sharing people will share.

1 million views on my Youtube Channel

June 27, 2012 · Posted in abundance, Intellectual Property, problem solving ·  

Mark Proffitt 1 million Youtube viewsMy Youtube channel, just surpassed 1 million video views.

I posted my first video Why 88% of Ideas Fail to Make it to Market on February 11, 2008. Since then I’ve posted a total of 30 videos but by far the video with the most views was Why We Don’t Have Flying Cars, Yet.

My channel is now receiving over 100,000 views per month so the second million views should happen in less than a year. To celebrate 1 million views and to help get more views I’m making Predictive Innovation Core Skills: Inversion available for free.

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