Episode 46 – The Sharing Economy with Professor Tim Kasser
Join Chris, David and Producer Tommo for part 2 of our interview with Professor Tim Kasser. This time the focus is on practical ideas for financial wellbeing through consuming less. They also have the added bonus of helping to save the environment! With listeners questions and a serious tip not to be missed in #tightasstommo we have a very interesting episode for you.
Welcomes & Introductions
What is this podcast all about? – Part 2 of our interview with Tim Kasser. Practical things for people to do to stop the accumulation of stuff that lowers the value of wellbeing
Ovation Client Questions : Capital Gains Tax – what it is, when it happens and how to declare it
Tight Ass Tommo
Not quite so light-hearted this week. The Nottingham Knockers – why you should never buy anything from coldcallers
#Tip of the week – Special gift experiences without the pricetag – www.fivestardays.com
Introduction with Tim Kasser
Materialism reduces wellbeing – consume less stuff, help the planet and increase wellbeing
The interview takes a look at practical ideas to do this
Looking at the micro aspects of Tim’s book
What does the term Hyper Capitalism mean?
Intrinsic and Extrinsic values recap
Materialism effecting children’s wellbeing
The ‘S’ Score
Questioning the system!
The laws created for business driving hyper capitalism
Quote – under communism man takes advantage of man, and capitalism is exactly the opposite!
What can people do differently?
The Sharing economy and libraries – going beyond books, from tools & toys to more
Vested interest among business and government
It is not good for the economy to share
Conclusions from the guys
Capitalism is a bit out of control
We cannot keep purchasing things to be consumed and chuck away the waste
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