Beatriz Arantes’ article on www.fastcompany.com talks about the importance of creating workspaces that inspire positive emotions at work.
Steelcase recently completed a two year workplace wellbeing study in which it found that to foster a workforce of employees who are productive, collaborative, and creative, organisations need to consider much more than just the physical health of their employees.
To learn more please see the full article here
This is a wonderful story about love.
Groundbreaking store Hointer is revolutionising how we shop – creating an incredible customer experience, without an actual human being in sight! Just proves that customer experiences are fundamentally about meeting human needs NOT just smiley shiny faces.
Well, I love reading. Especially books, the real ones, made out of paper and ink. This is probably the reason why I have found the idea of giving free books away to capture the attention of potential local customers a great one.
Last Christmas Bookworld, an Australian based company, transformed some bus shelters in Sydney and in Melbourne into bookshelves full of free books for people to help themselves.
Bookworld tried to create more consciousness around the fact that they are local and they offer books at a reasonable price. Even better, they guarantee to beat Amazon price by 10% and offer free and fast delivery across Australia.
If you need more info you can visit their website here
In his fascinating series ‘Genetic Portraits’ self-taught photographer Ulric Colette has spliced together portraits of family members – the results are amazing! More Here
Yesterday I had a conversation with some friends about how people are disconnected these days.
We use social media, smart phones all the time to be in contact to everybody but we are actually disconnected with the people that surround us.
Well, this is why I really liked what a Thai mobile network did.
DTAC is encouraging people to “Disconnect to connect”—to put down their mobile devices for face time with friends and family that sometime seems to disappear behind the screen of some of our every-day-devices.
Well to better understand what I mean just watched the video below.
Alan Watts was a British-born-philosopher, who’s probably best known for popularising Eastern beliefs for Western audiences in the 60’s and 70’s. Having stumbled on his work, I’ve now discovered an entire world of Watts’ lectures turned into mesmorising videos that explore topics like our relationship with money, living with consciousness, personal leadership … and the path to a good life.
Project Third Eye is a really wonderful app. A clever way of bringing together visually impaired people and micro volunteers through mobile phone technologies to give them real time description of their surroundings.