Spinning Innovation: Maori Poi’s Modern Resurgence

In the outskirts of Auckland, New Zealand, where rolling hills met the vast ocean, resided an elderly woman named Margaret. Her days at the tranquil retirement community were pleasant, but she longed for a deeper connection to her roots and the rich Maori heritage that had shaped her identity. Little

Food as medicine enters mainstream care

Food and insurance is not a common combination. However there is a first where food meets insurance to create a innovative business model, it definitely creates impact. Anthem Blue Cross, one of the largest health insurers in California, has been innovating in the healthcare industry by partnering with Performance Kitchen,

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

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

Corporate titles with a twist : Rise of T-Shaped CXO

Everyone in corporate world likes to have rich and fancy titles, however, there are corporations who take the business of crafting titles quite seriously with a reason. On face value, one can dismiss new titles as, ‘different but same’, however, little research will show certain titles are constructed with purpose

Innovate to suit user habits

There are many challenges in our day to day life. Most of them can be solved by bringing a little change in human behavior and habits. But human behaviors and habits are not easy to change. Though there are several approaches and techniques to people change management, there are several

Italy Mafia : Methods behind murky deals !

Both are five letter words and they have become synonymous with each other ! Yes , Italy and Mafia have become inseparable . Mafia in Italy has a rich history and are an integral part of Italian economy. ( See : Mafia Empire Statistics ) . Though the activities they

Frozen foods inspired by none other than Eskimos !

In 1916, a young American scientist and inventor called Clarence Birdseye went to Canada as a fur trader. He noticed that people in Labrador kept their food frozen in the snow for extended periods in the winter. During his time in the Arctic, Birdseye observed that Eskimos froze food in