Growing Buildings Using Atmospheric Carbon

My approach to helping address climate change and wellness challenges integrates behavioral sciences, design thinking, biomimicry, and meditation. In this post, I want to explore and […]

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The Future: 5 Pillars of Biomimetic Wellness

On the heels of my last post about mindfulness, and my recently launched book, which focuses on the connections between human health, climate change, and social […]

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3 Biomimicry Principles for Engagement

I’m always exploring insights from biomimicry for social innovation. My last post on biomimicry connected its principles to those of the Vipassana meditation technique. As I […]

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The Biomimicry of Vipassana

Recently I participated in a ten-day Vipassana Meditation Training in the California desert. It had been on my bucket list for over a decade, so I […]

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The Biomimetic Life: A Self-Analysis

For a while I’ve been meaning to analyze my life and work based on Life’s Principles from biomimicry, to see how I’m doing in my […]

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Bioneers 2016: Highlights and Questions

Bioneers is, by definition, a recurring utopia. Sometimes it’s hard to believe it’s a conference! Everyone is happy: beaming, grateful, present, and kind. For example, […]

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Future Cities to be Biomimetic

Cambridge University bioengineer Michelle Oyen is studying how to make future cities biomimetic. Her work is focused on the mechanical properties of biological materials. One […]

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Nature’s Gears: A First

Mechanical gears, we typically think, have their roots in engineering. Well, it turns out that nature has gears too: they have been discovered in the […]

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McKinsey: Four Key Leadership Behaviors

At Alchemus Prime, we take a behavioral approach to, well, everything. So, encountering recent research from McKinsey that talks about four critical leadership behaviors was music […]

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Water: Bruce Lee’s Biomimicry

On the Alchemus Prime website, we have a note about how we serve clients: We help our clients become more like water: accepting, adapting to, and flowing […]

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