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Collaboration in Art (II)

David Galenson | Posted 12.02.2012 | Arts
David Galenson

One of the most vital traditions in modern art has been that of groups of artists working together in the pursuit of a common goal.

14 Ways to Go Beyond the Email Blues

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology
Mitch Ditkoff

Before sending off yet another email, ask yourself if email is really the right platform to communicate your message. Maybe a phone call would be more suitable. Or a face-to-face meeting. Or skywriting.

Reinventing the Model for Solving Global Ills - Six Lessons from the Clinton Global Initiative 2012

Joan Michelson | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Joan Michelson

How do we make solid, faster progress in solving the world's most intractable problems?

Open Innovation -- A Competitive Advantage for Design & Design Research

Soren Petersen | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business
Soren Petersen

Applying open innovation and building a unique business ecosystem that will facilitate it, can provide a competitive advantage that even larger firms will have difficulty matching.

Become a Brilliant Leader

Marcia Wieder | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business
Marcia Wieder

A good leader has the ability to see potential and gifts within their staff and establish roles accordingly. The key elements of being able to operate a thriving and successful business is to know who belongs where and have the courage and foresight to make a change when necessary.

Your Start-Up Life: The Fashion of Business

Rana Florida | Posted 11.20.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

An interesting intersection of fashion, business, and architecture, my interview with Peter Marino delves into creativity, collaboration and finding peace on an airplane.

A Play-Doh Manifesto (September 16th is National Play Doh Day)

Lisa Hickman | Posted 11.12.2012 | Parents
Lisa Hickman

Our leaders need Play-Doh to deescalate their tantrums and get into the mindset of shaping a world that our preschoolers will thrive in both today and tomorrow.

The Women's Model: Collaboration, Not Competition

Francine LeFrak | Posted 11.07.2012 | Impact
Francine LeFrak

In 1992, many people regarded AIDS with fear, deeming it "the gay man's illness." But Mary Fisher, as someone who was told to count her days left to live, courageously addressed the nation, knowing of the stigma that could potentially haunt her for a lifetime.

The More Things Change

Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP | Posted 10.31.2012 | Education
Jaime Openden, M.S., CCC-SLP

In the face of ever-advancing technology and seemingly endless budget constraints, all special needs professionals must adhere to our core tenets.

Spike Lee's Tips on Making Controversial Films & Dealing With Haters (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.24.2012 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Spike Lee pulls from his wealth of experience to drop precious knowledge about directing, making controversial films, dealing with the haters, and getting attention for your work.

Mergers and Collaborations for Charity Navigator?

Ken Berger | Posted 10.21.2012 | Impact
Ken Berger

We believe that mergers and collaborations are essential, especially as the information intermediary space becomes more crowded.

A Community Bands Together to Save Itself -- Part 2

Willa Seldon | Posted 09.25.2012 | Impact
Willa Seldon

Not so long ago, the Autumn Ridge apartment complex outside Memphis was a gang-controlled environment. Today, though, a safe, neat community has emerged.

The Rise of the Social Enterprise

Sue Goble | Posted 09.22.2012 | Business
Sue Goble

Regardless of the tools you're using, a social enterprise is centered around breaking down silos and breaking down the barriers that prevent knowledge sharing and freedom of expression. It's about ripping up the org chart and opening up the playing field.

How Shared Purpose Can Keep Arguments From Becoming Personal

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Next time you find yourself on the other side of a "he just doesn't get it" debate, try reframing the conversation in the context of a larger purpose.

Collaboration and Networks: Catalysts for Innovation

Dominique Pahud | Posted 09.15.2012 | Small Business
Dominique Pahud

Access to experienced mentors, capital, customers and collaborators separate successful startups from those that fail. For startups, collaboration often takes shape in two ways: internal-facing activities and external-facing activities.

The Politics of Struggle vs. Snuggle

James O'Dea | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics
James O'Dea

We are ready for something more subtle and more evolved in our politicians. Democracy is indeed about both the contest of contrasting ideas and the collaborative energy needed to meet common challenges and forge a national consensus.

'Resistance n'existe pas'

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Resistance doesn't exist, only non-rational, nonfunctional self-preservation. Like me, you probably have noticed that you can't read the front page o...

5 Ways To Co-Parent Without Killing Each Other

Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D. | Posted 09.05.2012 | Divorce
Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D.

However you may feel about your ex-spouse, if you have kids, you are still co-parenting. That's right: "Co".

Whatever You Do, Don't Ask for Help... You Might Just Discover It Works

Karen Kimsey-House | Posted 09.01.2012 | Fifty
Karen Kimsey-House

If you put relationships first and take time to really connect with the people that you work and live with, life becomes so much more satisfying.

Engage With Empathy

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 08.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

To effectively engage patients and caregivers, it is critical that health care providers engage with empathy. With empathy we connect, we understand, we listen, and we communicate. We can engage and empower our patients to be proactive and in charge of their health.

Collaboration is the Key to Addressing Tomorrow's Grandest Challenges

Dr. William R. LaFontaine | Posted 08.26.2012 | Technology
Dr. William R. LaFontaine

Coming from IBM Research, I think of innovation in two dimensions. First, there is the continuous innovation that goes into IBM's products and services. But we also look for more exploratory challenges that help us advance science by leaps and bounds. We call them grand challenges.

When Innovation Happens: Eyeying the Next Big Opportunity

Andy Monshaw | Posted 08.26.2012 | Technology
Andy Monshaw

Going to a brick and mortar record store is giving way to downloading music. Making a purchase with physical cash or credit cards is giving way to paying directly with your mobile phone.

Rio+20, Clearwater+40: Who Leads Now?

Judith Samuelson | Posted 08.19.2012 | Green
Judith Samuelson

We love a hero, and while negotiations continue and new issues arise every year, it is no exaggeration to say that Seeger and his activism saved the Hudson -- maybe even spawned the environmental movement. Who is the modern day equivalent?

Stop Competing!

James Burwood | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business
James Burwood

Growing up in the '80s my introduction to capitalism was very much of the red-braces, huge mobile phones and Porsche 911 variety. Competition was good, and the more competition there was, the better it was for everyone, right?

Is H&M Going Over To The Dark Side?

Posted 06.12.2012 | Style

UPDATE: Maison Martin Margiela confirmed the news to Women's Wear Daily, saying: "The democracy of our fashion has always been at the center of our cr...