From Wired Magazine UK Ole Kassow knows that using words like “love” and “kindness” in the boardroom will probably get you kicked out. Nevertheless, he’s on a mission to persuade young startups and established businesses alike that they should persist; that it’s these two things that will make their companies a successful, exhilarating, happy place […]
Watch all the talks again or watch them for the first time. Session A Engaging Employees Speakers Alexander Kjerulf, Woohoo, Inc (starts at 5:25) Hans Henrik Heming, Copenhagen School of Design & Technology (KEA) (starts at 28:40) Jacob Rais, Hotel Skt. Petri (starts at 54:20) Session B Mobilizing The Crowd Speakers Lærke Ullerup, TEDx (starts […]
We’re great fans of Southwest Airlines and we take every opportunity to tell great stories about this madly inspiring airline company. The Happy Startup School wrote a piece on Southwest yesterday and it adds new intriguing dimensions and examples of great culture to the company.
There are some companies that seem completely unafraid to do things differently. While others cling desperately to business as usual, I admire organizations who try alternative ideas and Zappos is one of these companies.
No hotel executive in the world has overseen the development and creation of more boutique hotels than Chip Conley, founder and CEO of Joie de Vivre, California’s largest independent hotel company and America’s second largest boutique hotelier. At the age of 26 with no industry experience, Chip transformed a seedy 1950’s “no-tell motel” into the […]