Greencare Homes for semi-urban and rural population

With great advances in technology comes the great gift of living longer. The other side of this equation is the challenge of caring for the ageing population. Aged care models has different types of care from self-managed care to caring for people with chronic illness. Netherlands has been in the

Integrating wellness at the point of work

Bundling complementary services has always been a strategy adopted by different business to increase their positioning with new customer segments. Mobile phone with accessory is a classic example. This established strategy becomes innovative when organizations find interesting propositions to up-sell and cross- sell services along with partner products. Large Australian

Smile per hour for healthy living

Science has proven the positive effect of smiling. Laughter therapy is popular amongst several age groups. Taking cue from this, the Australian municipality of Port Phillip launched a social cohesion project, smiles per Hour, to make neighborhoods friendlier. City of Port Philip in Melbourne, have put up ‘Smile per hour’

R U Ok? Simple words with Larger Meaning

R U OK is a simple campaign popular in Australia which promotes dialogue on mental health matters in family and friends. R U OK? inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the people around them and start a conversation with those in their world who may be struggling with

Promoting wellness insurance and not sickness insurance

Fear, love and safety has been traditionally the themes under which Insurance companies have marketed their products for decades. For the new age customer, that positioning doesn’t work anymore. Invariably insurance is now sold as a positive reinforcement needed to live a disease free and healthy life. Vitality has been

French repairability index- Right to repair

Sustainability is the #1 priority for governments and business alike. There are lot of product and service innovations which promote the concepts of circular economy – reduce, reuse, recycle. One key aspects aligned to this thinking id REPAIR. France has been leading the way through its world’s first Right to

Small move, big impact to remember the heritage

There are several countries in the modern world which has completely a new identity and it becomes a challenge to ensure the current and future generations have awareness and value their heritage. Australia, one such country which acknowledges its traditional custodians  is always keen to respect its past, present and

Agile learning in construction

Learning in the moment, learning to incrementally drive behavior change, learning for outcomes, learning anytime & anywhere – these are the common traits which can be collectively called as Agile learning. Agile mindset, methods and tools has gained rapid adoption in last five years and is now a de-facto method

Mumbai’s punishing signal

An interesting initiative to tackle a common problem in India -Honking at traffic signals. What if the behavior of people is redirected against them to instantly face consequences of their action. Yes, that was the thought behind this experiment. Though the practicality of scaling this questionable, there are some interesting

Brokering win-win deal with customers for saving power

Does influencing customer behavior and making them happy always come at a cost ? What if there is a solution that will improve customers experience, save the businesses some money and help better the environment ? If you are thinking it’s too good to be true , then read on..