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.
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.
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 […]
TED just reached a milestone today. 1 billion views. Wow. Who would have imagined that recording talks from conferences and putting them online would be such a game-changer to learning, communities, education and conferences. Congratulations to TED and especially June Cohen (The media producer of TED) for seeing the potential of making videos accessible and shareable to […]
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.