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Amazing Things Are Happening in Azraq Camp

Did you know it’s possible to grow plants in sand and gravel with nutrients but without soil? It’s called hydroponics, and it is one of the many important projects happening in Azraq refugee camp, located in Jordan on hot desert terrain, where over 53,000 displaced people … Continue reading

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The Jugaad Way: Ingenuity and Cleverness

Should Western companies adopt jugaad innovation? Jugaad is a Hindi word that translates to finding a low-cost, creative, quick and alternative way of solving or fixing problems. It promotes constructive and different thinking about innovation and strategy. It’s an Indian way of improvising, … Continue reading

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East West University: Supporting Eastern and Western Thought and Innovation

East West University (EWU) in Bangladesh is a success story. Since the educational establishment was founded in 1996 with 6 faculty members and 20 students, it has grown to over 281 faculty and approximately 8,000 students today. Located in Dhaka, the private university … Continue reading

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Let’s Engage the Right Part of Our Brains

Daniel Goleman, the famous psychologist and author of Emotional Intelligence, says we are engaging the wrong part of the brain by focusing on the negative impacts, and that rather than focusing on our negative footprints, we should set our sights … Continue reading

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“Becoming a Pioneer Is All in the Mind”

What is Solar Impulse? It’s already quite well known, but here’s how it’s described on the Solar Impulse website: “The gigantic, but ultra-lightweight dimensions of this revolutionary airplane – capable of flying day and night without fuel – are its … Continue reading