Archive for September, 2010

September 29, 2010 | In: Views

Quote of the Day

"Innovation comes only from readily and seamlessly sharing information rather than hoarding it." Tom Peters

Seth Godin argues the Internet has ended mass marketing and revived a human social unit from the distant past: tribes. Founded on shared ideas and values, tribes give ordinary people the power to lead and make big change. He urges us to do so. via...

Fabian Hemmert demos one future of the mobile phone -- a shape-shifting and weight-shifting handset that "displays" information nonvisually, offering a delightfully intuitive way to communicate. via Fabian Hemmert: The shape-shifting future of the...

Every day, each and every one of us is faced with an overwhelming number of choices. From when we wake up in the morning until we go to bed, we make hundreds of decisions among the thousands of choices we have. Grocery stores now carry over 30,000...

Once in a while, if you are lucky enough, you get to meet someone who truly changes you, they make you sit up and think, they make you reassess your thoughts and ideas. They put your life in context and leave you inspired. read full story via 10...

YouTube - Dr. Dean Ornish: The world now eats and dies like...

How do you decide how much money to spend on marketing? Is it an expense or an investment? And what happens to your marketing budget when you have to make cuts? Drayton Bird looks at marketing spend and asks, “how much is a customer worth to...

All businesses have to handle customer complaints at some point, but it makes sense to avoid them in the first place if you can. Read how at Common complaints and how to avoid them | Marketing...

Investment firm Horatio Investments is offering business start-ups in the south west the opportunity to receive part of its £20 million capital. The company, headed up by Martin Bowles, former head of corporate solutions at Hargeaves Lansdown and...

September 17, 2010 | In: Learning

child-driven education

Education scientist Sugata Mitra tackles one of the greatest problems of education -- the best teachers and schools don't exist where they're needed most. In a series of real-life experiments from New Delhi to South Africa to Italy, he gave kids...

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