new economy http://kalw.org en Building a more resilient economy with Bay Bucks http://kalw.org/post/building-more-resilient-economy-bay-bucks <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Sergio </span>Lub<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is walking me through the stockroom of his jewelry company’s headquarters in Martinez. All around the room, precious metal bracelets and rings nestle in cardboard boxes with labels like “Mardi Gras” and “Sage Bundle.”</span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lub’s been making and designing jewelry for over 30 years, but I’m not here to talk with him about that. I’m here to learn about something else he’s been experimenting with for just as long – alternative economies, or as he puts it: “trying to find different forms of this human invention we call money.”</span></p><p> Fri, 17 May 2013 00:16:05 +0000 Jen Chien 27280 at http://kalw.org Building a more resilient economy with Bay Bucks MacArthur "Genius" Fellow and Author of The Freelancer's Bible" On "Work with Marty Nemko" http://kalw.org/post/macarthur-genius-fellow-and-author-freelancers-bible-work-marty-nemko <p>On Dec 2 at 11 am on KALW, MacArthur "Genius" Fellow, Sara Horowitz appears on <em>Work with Marty Nemko </em>to discuss her new book, <em>The Freelancer's Bible. </em>We'll talk about how to find work, price it, even how to get insurance, as well as the implications of a workforce that ever more, consists of freelancers.</p><p>I'll also invite listeners to call in for a three-minute career makeover, a <em>Workover</em>.</p><p><em>Work with Marty Nemko i</em>s heard every Sunday from 11 am to noon on KALW, 91.7 FM.</p> Mon, 26 Nov 2012 20:25:06 +0000 mnemko 19816 at http://kalw.org