Joe Gebbia, the co-founder of Airbnb, bet his whole company on the belief that people can trust each other enough to stay in one another’s homes. How did he overcome the stranger-danger bias? Through good design. Now, 123 million hosted nights (and counting) later, Gebbia sets out his dream for a culture of sharing in which design helps foster community and connection instead of isolation and separation.
We all know that money doesn’t grow on trees. But it’s actually made of paper, which is made of trees ;) Indeed, there are quite a number of interesting facts about money which are likely to surprise you!
In every workplace, there are three basic kinds of people: givers, takers and matchers. Organizational psychologist Adam Grant breaks down these personalities and offers simple strategies to promote a culture of generosity and keep self-serving employees from taking more than their share.
The universe is a mysterious place, and we’ve yet to learn a lot about it. At the moment we already seem to know something, but in some cases we’re still missing the Christmas tree :) If you want to know what Christmas tree we’re missing, you must watch this inspiring TED talk.