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Co Creation

Business Fails the BOP

Kristen Tyrrell | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Kristen Tyrrell

Businesses have made significant strides in the last 40 years, identifying innovations that make serving the world's poorest profitable. Single-use pa...

Self-Expression: The Neuroscience of Co-creation

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 02.12.2016 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

We join a company to make a difference, to make a contribution, to be praised and rewarded. We join a company to bring our voice to the table, and 'lean into conversations' so our voices join in the spirit of partnering with others to shape, create and co-create the future.

Co-Creating a Learning Community

Scherto Gill | Posted 10.16.2015 | Education
Scherto Gill

Under current test-driven education systems, schools are not so enchanting for either the teachers or the pupils, and it is impossible to imagine schools existing as learning communities, let alone co-creating one. Yet this is precisely what some schools are striving towards.

Six Lessons In Innovation From Cuban Entrepreneurs

Ricardo Herrero | Posted 01.25.2016 | World
Ricardo Herrero

As Cuban entrepreneurs start to enjoy greater access to the American private sector, they will undoubtedly gain an abundance of insights that will help their businesses scale and succeed.

Stop Imitating, Start Creating

Lisa Murray | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Lisa Murray

If you really must copy something, don't institute the exact idea. Create something brilliant that is 3 − 5 steps beyond the original idea! Playing leapfrog is way more fun!

7 Steps to Transform Your Life

Dr. Nella Ann Roberts | Posted 05.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nella Ann Roberts

Transforming your life involves going beyond the way you live, co-creating a better life for yourself, and changing the way you live. You do this by using your thoughts, visualization, words, faith, actions, or a combination of them.

What's Your Story?

Ayelet Baron | Posted 06.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayelet Baron

If you think about it, life is all about stories. The stories we tell others. The stories we tell ourselves. If you never thought of yourself as an author, it's time to challenge your thinking since you are. Each of us weaves stories all the time.

Transform Your Performance Reviews from Painful to Successful

Alex Charfen | Posted 04.01.2015 | Small Business
Alex Charfen

The performance review has become more about the process and the obligation of completing one than actually providing value to employees, which makes the whole endeavor a bit ridiculous.

The Diversity Deficit

Sylvana Storey | Posted 01.26.2015 | Business
Sylvana Storey

Diversity is a concept that persists in the daily lexicon of the press and in the narrative of organizations. A concept akin to a green ant -- gently nipping away at the top layers of the skin and trying its very best to get to the core!

The Daily Innovator (sm): Ready for Your Next Act?

Kevin McDermott | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Kevin McDermott

One day last month The Huffington Post announced that it recorded a record 115 million unique visitors in August. To Arianna Huffington we say two th...

Share a Coke: More Evidence on Real Effectiveness

Tom Collinger | Posted 10.18.2014 | Business
Tom Collinger

Tracking individual purchase behavior, particularly linking it to an individual's social media behavior is difficult, but apparently Coke is doing it right.

Organizational Excellence Is About Being Perfect Together

Great Work Cultures | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business
Great Work Cultures

When organizations work well, they allow ordinary people to do extraordinary things. That's because they can be powerful vehicles for combining our strengths in a way that makes the whole far greater than the sum of the parts.

Fastest Way to Get Over a Big Mistake (Nudge, Nudge)

Lloyd Burnett | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Lloyd Burnett

Next time you make a decision at work that you think is a "mistake," which you will, turn on some Elvis Presley and just sit back and wait for that mistake to turn into a shiny ball of delicious expansion for your soul.

A Very Happy Re-Birthday

James Brandon | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
James Brandon

June 11 is my birthday. It is also a day recently pointed out to me, that was once the date for highest suicides. The irony and morbidity of that ti...

Why Every Social Entrepreneur Needs to Read This Book

Hila Mehr | Posted 07.06.2014 | Impact
Hila Mehr

Paulo Freire, author of the seminal 1970 book Pedagogy of the Oppressed, saw the world not as a given reality, but as "a problem to be worked on and solved."

Making Better, More Purposeful Choices

davidji | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

"All living beings have actions (Karma) as their own, their inheritance, their congenital cause, their kinsman, their refuge. It is Karma that differe...

Re-Awaken Love in Your Life

davidji | Posted 06.03.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

The theme of letting love into your heart seems to have hit a powerful chord with so many people I encounter. Opening our heart is never easy, especially when there's been a heartbreak that has shut us down and allowed us to build walls to protect the tenderness of our heart.

Meditation Will Enlighten Your Path

davidji | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living
davidji

If you love the direction in which your life is moving, apply more pressure to the accelerator and keep going! If you don't like the direction, you have the ability to stop and shift. Meditation and reflection will help you move from where you are to where you want to be.

Smart Cities -- Smart People -- Smart Planet

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 02.06.2014 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

I've been fascinated by IBM for decades. They are one of the few companies who have been able to figure out how to reinvent themselves radically, from a product-centric company to a services-centric company.

Help Is Near

Christine Eilvig | Posted 12.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

At the certification party for my Spiritual Mentoring Program in June I got very beautiful gifts from my students. And my helpers were also celebrated...

Life Satisfaction May Depend On This One Thing

Beth Green | Posted 10.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Beth Green

If we are willing to admit that we see ourselves in hierarchical positions with just about everyone, if we recognize that hierarchy is institutionalized in our world, if we recognize that it's a damaging perspective, is there anything we can do about it? Absolutely.

Innovate America in the Space Between

Michael Perman | Posted 03.10.2012 | Home
Michael Perman

It's become popular to disagree. Our candidates devote soap-box time in our election cycles to proselytize recognition of the same problems we've seen before and then offer palliative care instead of cures for our deepest national dilemmas.

Celebrating Oneness In Diversity

Judith Johnson | Posted 07.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

In order for an individual and/or a society to move out of right/wrong thinking and bullying others to advance one's own agenda, they have to be willing to experiment with new behaviors.

The Power of Vulnerability

Birute Regine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Birute Regine

There is a silver lining in the current economic crisis; this crisis has actually created conditions for a new society to emerge, a society based on cooperation and collaboration.

24 Co-Creation Companies Invade Facebook!

Danny Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Danny Wong

24 ads will be shown on Facebook today which will capture millions of impressions to spread awareness of the co-creation trend. Chocri is the neat company that is empowering you to build your own chocolate bar.