Colin Beavan’s writing, speaking, consulting and activism have encouraged tens of thousands of people to examine their lives to discover what’s really important to them. The resulting “transformative adjustments” that people make allow them to live more in line with their true values and aspirations, both for their own lives and the world. It is Colin’s mission to wake people up, on both individual and collective levels, to ways of life and doing business that are healthier and happier for individuals, for our society, and for our world. Colin Beavan is among the world’s best known spokespeople on environmental issues, consumerism and human quality of life. He was called “one of the ten most influential men” by MSN, and his blog was selected as one of the top 15 environmental blogs by Time Magazine. He has appeared on The Colbert Report, Good Morning America, Nightline and countless other TV and radio shows. He is also a dharma teacher in the Kwan Um School of Zen.