As more and more people decide to live in cities rather than anywhere else, urban centers are innovating in how they provide services to their citizens. But this year also showed us that just because cities seem like fortresses, nature can have other ideas.
Two weeks ago Jennifer Foster, a tourist visiting New York from Arizona, snapped a pic of Officer Lawrence DePrimo's gift to a homeless man in Times Square. It has now garnered over quarter of a million "likes" on Facebook. This is a feel-good story—and good branding.
Weather extremes and other disasters have become a part of our "new normal." When remote work or flexible hours are part of an organization’s disaster response plan, employees can stay connected to work and businesses can continue to operate at some level of capacity.