Many of us return our plastic bottles and cans. Noticeably fewer recycle their glass. Maybe that’s because we don’t get any money in return, as we do for cans and plastic. Can we change this attitude by making recycling glass fun to do? So you are not just rewarded with a good conscience, you also get a smile. See the results here. Continue reading
“Take the stairs instead of the escalator or elevator and feel better” is something we often hear or read in the Sunday papers. Few people actually follow that advice. Can we get more people to take the stairs over the escalator by making it fun to do? See the results here. Continue reading
Amongst the multitude of bike shops across Manhattan and Brooklyn, 718 Cyclery stands out for their unique approach to the business. This is the “inverted bike shop”. Continue reading
Watch Gary Hamel, co-founder of the Management Innovation eXchange (MIX), discuss how to make innovation an everyday, everywhere capability. In this video blog, Hamel lays out three critical questions you can use to test the depth of your organization’s innovation competence. Continue reading
Meet Peter Diamandis – the visionary man behind the X Prize Foundation which provides financial awards to spur the next generation of big thinkers and enable inventors to solve the world’s biggest crises. Through this dynamic portrait we see the world through Diamandis’ inspired point of view. Revolution through Competition! Continue reading
John Boswell — he created the “Symphony of Science” videos — came to TED this week. Not to talk, but to listen and remix. Hear his mix of TED2012, with some classic TED moments mixed in.
Rory Sutherland talks about inefficiency, as demonstrated through examples. He outlines how perception and context impact a person’s decision-making process. Sutherland uses economics, an ad campaign for Shreddies and basic psychology to demonstrate how value is subjective. Continue reading