On 19 February Better Place and Purpose Makers are proudly co-hosting the conference Why We Love Companies With Purpose during Social Media Week (18-22 February 2013). Social Media Week is a global phenomenon and unfolds in 11 cities worldwide during that one week in February and it’s packed with cool events all week.
The focus on re-establishing more liveable cities continues unabated. The primary problem however is that 85 years of traffic engineering revolving around the car has failed miserably. It’s time for modern thinking. Design can help. Historically, streets were human spaces. Let’s design our cities like we design toasters or smartphones, following the desire lines of […]
This rare video with Steve Jobs from 1997 prior to launching one of the great value-driven advertising campaigns ever, epitomizes the core of Apple, what Apple stood for and believed in. It isn’t hard to understand why this was to become the beginning of Apple’s way to the top.
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 […]
Simon Sinek created a simple model, The Golden Circle, that codifies what makes the most inspiring people and organizations so successful and influential. Now Simon takes the next step. After why comes – trust.