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What’s Mine Is Yours

How Collaborative Consumption Is Changing the Way We Live

By Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers
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What’s Mine Is Yours: How Collaborative Consumption Is Changing the Way We Live by Rachel Botsman and Roo Rogers

What’s Mine Is Yours paints a startling picture of our future if we stay on our current trajectory. Widespread over-consumption and traditional production models spell almost certain doom – that is, unless we can nurture the new economic landscape evolving in front of our eyes: “collaborative consumption.”

  • Anyone who thinks they own more than they’ll ever need
  • Anyone who loves eBay, couchsurfing and Freecycle.com
  • Anyone who feels like there has to be more to life than amassing material possessions

Rachel Botsman is among the most influential thinkers on collaboration. She is the founder of the innovation incubator Collaborative Lab as well as a former director at the President Clinton Foundation.

Roo Rogers began his career working for UNICEF in the developing world. Today he is the co-founder of OZOlab and a former CEO of OZOcar, an alternative town-car service that uses hybrid cars.

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