Updated: Jan 19, 2021
Look what just showed up!! Thanks so much Shareable for the gift, I can’t wait to get into it.
I’m on #teamhuman 🖤
Shareable... is an award-winning nonprofit news, action and connection hub for the sharing transformation.
What’s the sharing transformation? It’s a movement of movements emerging from the grassroots up to solve today’s biggest challenges, which old, top-down institutions are failing to address. Behind these failing industrial-age institutions are outmoded beliefs about how the world works; that ordinary people can’t govern themselves directly; that economic growth leads to shared prosperity; and that more stuff leads to happiness. Amid crisis, a new way forward is emerging — the sharing transformation.
The sharing transformation is big, global, and impacts every part of society. New and resurgent solutions are democratizing how we produce, consume, govern, and solve social problems. The maker movement, collaborative consumption, the solidarity economy, open source software, transition towns, open government, and social enterprise are just a few of the movements showing a way forward based on sharing.
The sharing transformation shows that it’s possible to govern ourselves, build a green economy that serves everyone, and create meaningful lives together. It also shows that we can solve the world’s biggest challenges — like poverty and global warming — by unleashing the power of collaboration. At the core of the sharing transformation is timeless wisdom updated for today — that it’s only through sharing, cooperation, and contribution to the common good that it’s possible to create lives and a world worth having.
And herein lay the engine of the sharing transformation: When individuals embrace sharing as a worldview and practice, they experience a new, enlivening way to be in the world. Sharing heals the painful disconnect we feel within ourselves, with each other, and the places we love. Sharing opens a channel to our creative potential. It is fun, practical, and perhaps most of all, it’s empowering. And sharing enables us to experience and do things we never thought possible.
We at Shareable can say this because we’ve experienced the sharing transformation ourselves. We are sharers. We’ve told the stories of sharers to millions of people from all over the world since 2009.
Neal Gorenflo is the co-founder of Shareable, an award-winning news, action, connection hub for the sharing transformation. An epiphany in 2004 inspired Neal to leave the corporate world to help people share through Internet startups, publishing, grassroots organizing, and a circle of friends committed to the common good. We’ve seen this transformation time and again, in people from all walks of life. It’s why we do what we do. And it’s why we believe the sharing transformation is unstoppable. So join us! Millions of people are already winning in life by working together.