"Culture is power. It connects people to their roots and to one another. Those who understand where they come from and celebrate who they are, are better at imagining what they can achieve." The economy of culture, the culture of economy The interplay between culture and economy is vast and … [Read more...]
The power of intrinsic motivations
Don't watch this before you sleep. Got me all adrenalised. Social-calibrated brands / businesses know this by now: intrinsic motivation works best. 20th century motivators don't work for 21st century tasks. "There's a mismatch between what science knows and what business does." [youtube … [Read more...]
Netflix: Freedom and responsibility culture
Culture[gigya width="425" height="355" src="http://static.slidesharecdn.com/swf/ssplayer2.swf?doc=culture9-090801103430-phpapp02&stripped_title=culture-1798664" quality="high" wmode="tranparent" ] View more presentations from reed2001. On one hand, it's inspiring to read how Netflix fosters a … [Read more...]
Susan Boyle: whose story are we truly telling?
So many have heard of Susan Boyle and so much has been said about her in such a short amount of time, that it’s now even quite cliché to make her a dinner topic. It’s easy to forget that her story just hit the Net in April and, within a matter of two months, has left a very bright trail across the … [Read more...]
Paalam, Francis M.
Friday the 6th, 20009. Every Filipino friend and contact of mine on Facebook had a status similar to mine: we were all deeply saddened by the passing of Francis 'Kiko' Magalona -- the Master Rapper, the Man from Manila, musician, actor, true son of showbiz, 'tatay' (father) to eight. A creative man, … [Read more...]