Ok, so it should be obvious, and it is to a lot of people, but we are all on this planet for positive reasons. Yet a lot of people spend a large proportion of their life doing something they don't necessarily like doing, to survive. Is this right?
This is an idea to create an individual self-discover education organization to help fresh graduate who feels lost about their next step, dishearten young adults in their quarter- or mid-life crisis, and retirees of any age to discover their purpose.
Companies pay huge amount of sums to sports stars, celebrities, actors to advertise for them with total cost running into astronomical figures. My solution is using social entrepreneurs as our new age models, heroes we respect and want to emulate
Okay, this is IDEO's Tim Brown speaking at the Rotman school. It got me wondering about applying the idea of businesses designing behaviours that foster world benefit rather than "objects" or signs that point to what people are supposed to do.
What if emerging energy and clear water technology developers were free to share ideas and not waste time, money and resources behind artificial walls built by IP Lawyers or a hubris that each they had the killer app?
Celebrities have the power to quickly draw attention to a cause: George Clooney and Syria; Brad Pitt and New Orleans. Would quick recognition of an award through celebrity affiliation give an award clout?
Incentivizing business to be "good" or produce "good" products can often oversimplify what are complex market interactions and trade-offs, which causes price and value distortions. Invest in human capital instead...