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A Philanthropist and a Nonprofit ED Walk Into a Bar...

Steven Crandell | Posted 07.30.2014 | Impact
Steven Crandell

The philanthropist sighs and says she has money to give, but no nonprofit will agree to carry out her intent as she envisions it.

Trust Will Shape Your Company's Future

Daniel Burrus | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business
Daniel Burrus

In a world filled with uncertainty, you have to ask what you are certain about. The number one thing I'm certain about is that the future is all about...

Investigation Exposes Flaws Behind Obamacare Rollout

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials tell The Associated Press that a nonpartisan investigative report concludes that management failures by the Obama admini...

Women in Business Q&A: Amber Wilcox and Stacy Rauen, Founder of Bump Water

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Stacy attended Northwestern University, where she obtained a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Journalism and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY with h...

Women in Business Q&A: Jennifer Jackson, Director of Franchise Development, Hungry Howie's

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jennifer Jackson has been involved with Hungry Howie's Pizza since age 10, helping out at stores and at the corporate office during summer vacations. ...

Start Early to Be an Entrepreneur

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.29.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

In many ways, an entrepreneur's career is like a football game. Both combine a swift pace with a highly competitive atmosphere. The "game" is divided into four quarters. In the first quarter you assess the other team's strengths and weaknesses based on your scouting report.

Roxanne Varza - Shaking Up Women in Tech in Europe

Anne Ravanona | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Anne Ravanona

Roxanne Varza is currently the startup lead for Microsoft in France, running both Bizspark and Microsoft Ventures programs.

Women in Business Q&A: Lauren Katzberg and Julia Carmona, TheStylisted

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Lauren is the Cofounder and CEO of TheStylisted. She began her career as a management consultant in New York, working with a top global cosmetic brand...

Innovation Starts in Dark Places

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

Why does innovation often start in dark places? When you're working in the fringes, the normal risks and rewards associated with radical change suddenly become different: you have a lot less to lose, but you can also gain a lot more.

Climate Change This Week: US Flunks Efficiency, Green Bonds Grow, And More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.28.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

How unusual has the weather been? No one event is "caused" by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather, worldwide.

Twitter Is Still the Best Water Cooler Ever for Brands

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

How much time is Twitter going to take to be effective for your business? The simple answer is probably an hour or two a day, depending on your products and services, community service sophistication, how you're using the platform and how aggressively you want to grow your brand.

Women in Business Q&A: Kathleen Tullie, Director of Social Responsibility for Reebok

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.26.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kathleen Tullie is the Director of Social Responsibility for Reebok and the Founder and Executive Director of BOKS, a free before school physical activity program for kids that is backed by Reebok and the Reebok Foundation. BOKS is the primary initiative of the Reebok Foundation.

Setting Up Auto-Withdrawal Can Be Setting Yourself Up For a Fall

David Fagin | Posted 07.25.2014 | Money
David Fagin

There needs to be simple way to "turn-off" auto-pay to a company the same way you turned it on, without having to feel like you're playing Whack-A-Mole.

Enough Fed! Give Free Markets a Chance!

Michael Farr | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Michael Farr

The widespread expansion of credit to car-buyers, especially to sub-prime borrowers, is beginning to cause some industry observers to cry "bubble." Is this economic progress?

Women in Business Q&A: Glory Gallucci, Franchisee, Any Lab Test Now

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

After receiving an undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts and an MBA from the University of Illinois in Champaign, Glory Gallucci worked in various busi...

Women in Business Q&A: Sara Baer-Sinnott, President of Oldways

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.24.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sara Baer-Sinnott is president of Oldways, a Boston-based nonprofit inspiring good health through cultural food traditions and lifestyles. Sara has b...

Anti-Abortion Activists Freak Out Over Ice Cream Flavor

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.24.2014 | Business

Jodie Ostrovsky, owner of What's The Scoop? ice cream shop in Portland, Oregon, had worked with Planned Parenthood before. "Nothing happened," she tol...

Women in Business Q&A: Jamie Lynn, COO of CrowdFranchise

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.23.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

How has your life experience made you the leader you are today? I believe my life experiences have taught me to be a well-rounded leader. My job as a...

Why Content and Social Media Marketing are the New SEO

Lee Traupel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

SEO is the process of making your web site more accessible to search engines. Google's algorithmic updates the last 3-5 years ("panda" "penguin" "hu...

Most Republicans Say They Can't Live Off Minimum Wage, But Oppose Raising It

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

A poll released Tuesday found that a vast majority of Republicans say they would not be able to live off the minimum wage. A survey conducted by t...

Women in Business Q&A: Jane Park, CEO of Julep Beauty

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jane Park CEO of fast growing beauty brand Julep Beauty. the world's fastest growing omni-channel beauty brand. Prior to starting Julep, Jane was an e...

How Code Empowers Social Good: The Warby Parker Story

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 07.21.2014 | Home
Saeed Jabbar

"Our thinking here is aligned with support for scale, rapid prototyping and agility."

Climate Change This Week: Undersea Deforestation, Churches Divest, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 20 2014 How unusu...

Originality is Not All That Original

Jeff DeGraff | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Jeff DeGraff

What do William Shakespeare and Led Zeppelin have in common? They both pinched much of their material from artists that came before them. The Bard, wh...

Women in Business Q&A: Angela Pellegrini, Saffron Road

Laura Dunn | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Angela Pellegrini manages many important facets at Saffron Road, which has become one of the fastest growing food brands in the U.S. She is one of few...