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Some years back, Scott Harris was running a call center, and he was trying to figure out how to make his employees more productive.

DeliverLean, The Startup Automating Willpower For Lazy Dieters And Productivity Chasers

What he found was that the lunch hour was the real slump--not so much the lunch hour itself, he recalls, but the half-hour spent beforehand figuring out where to go, and the hour spent readjusting once his workers had returned. So Harris decided to do something that might seem like a luxury: he brought in a chef to make food for the workers, and to feed them small, healthy, more frequent portions. Productivity soared, and a business idea was born. DeliverLean is now spreading something like his call-center solution to companies in a 150-mile radius of Boca Raton, Florida. It's not alone in the land grab for hungry workers--Blue Apron, Fooda, Munchery, and Spoonrocket, among many others, all cater to time-pressed professionals who want to eat better. “We have three different real sources of business,” says Harris. [Images courtesy of DeliverLean] What Earworms Can Teach Us About Creating New Habits. When we learn song lyrics, we don’t just look at the written lyrics and know them, nor can we listen to a song just once and immediately sing it.

What Earworms Can Teach Us About Creating New Habits

Learning the lyrics of a song is a process that often goes something like this: 1. Listen to the song, maybe look at the lyrics if you want. 2. Try singing the song a second time, but mess up a lot; when you mess up, you hear the correct version and so you know you messed up and know the correct way at the same time. 3. 4. 5. 6.

For some people, this process comes faster than for others, and needs less repetition, but the process is usually something like this. The Big idea: a new type of healthcare company. Patient choice is an award-winning social enterprise and the brainchild of RSA Fellow, Neil Basil.

The Big idea: a new type of healthcare company

It is a new kind of healthcare company, designed to disrupt an old fashioned and monopolised market by providing an impartial and transparent prescription home delivery service for medical appliances. Patient Choice's USP is that it is patient-centred and cost-effective - and donates any profits to charity. Neil established Patient Choice following years of experience as a patient receiving products from various home delivery companies, and deciding that more could be done to improve the quality of service for end users. His ambition is that patients should receive higher quality and more transparent care, especially from stoma manufacturers, who are often focused on influencing product usage in order to maximise profits. Established as a true social enterprise, the profits generated by the company are donated to charity through the Patient Choice Foundation, a grant-making charity.

Gli errori del pensiero veloce e la fatica del pensiero lento. Health Practitioners Should Use Behavior-Change Tactics So Patients Take Medications As Prescribed.

Why change

Tech Biz Ideas. Now Is The Golden Era For Advertising. Oftentimes when people ask me what I do for a living and I tell them I work in advertising, they ask, “Don’t you wish you got to be an ad man in the golden era, like on Mad Men?”

Now Is The Golden Era For Advertising

I usually smile and respond with “What makes you think the golden era was 40 years ago? We are living in the golden era right now--the most exciting and unpredictable time in marketing history. " We are witnessing a complete social transformation. The entire industry has been flipped on its head. So what’s changed? Well, it’s mostly an organizational problem. Those that are truly devoted to forging ahead have accepted that to compete, it is no longer adequate to just have the best creative talent; rather, you need to have the best multi-disciplinary teams. Rethinking how we work has naturally impacted the future direction of our business and the type of creative executions we craft for our clients.

As an agency it is our goal to make 2012 the year of great content. So how are we going to continue to do this?

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