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Creating a Hubbub

Pioneers for Change | Posted 03.29.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Trewin Restorick Around 18 months ago in a belated midlife crisis I left my relatively secure role as the CEO of Global Action Plan - a charity...

A Startup Environment's Influence on Performance

Soren Petersen | Posted 03.28.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Johan Vardrup No man is an island and in this age of the open workspace, we humans appear to be very much affected by our surrounding...

Can Office Environment Boost Creativity?

Sherry Gray | Posted 03.18.2016 | Business
Sherry Gray

The workplace is evolving at an alarming rate. Gone are the days of marching into the office and being isolated in your cubicle for eight hours with nothing but a plant and a photograph to remind you of the world outside.

Infographic: Should You Allow Remote Work At Your Company?

David Hassell | Posted 03.11.2016 | Business
David Hassell

It's no secret that remote work arrangements have become more prevalent over the last decade. These scenarios range from employees working from home o...

8 Key Components of Technology Roadmaps

Brian de Haaff | Posted 03.09.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

A technology roadmap (also known as an IT roadmap) is a document which outlines the plan to reach short-term and long-term goals through the use of technology solutions. This type of roadmap typically provides key information which helps organizations make better decisions around technology investments.

3 Essential Elements of Winning Product Roadmaps

Brian de Haaff | Posted 03.08.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

The purpose of a product roadmap is to communicate direction and progress to internal teams and external stakeholders. It shows the high-level initiatives and the planned steps to get there.

The Backlash Against Collaboration

Amanda Schneider | Posted 03.07.2016 | Business
Amanda Schneider

Many workplace designers now cringe when they hear the word "collaboration" in reference to space planning. The term has become a ubiquitous catch-all...

America's Foreign Engagement Gap

Christopher Holshek | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics
Christopher Holshek

The U.S. is once again in the midst of an inward turn. Unlike the disconnection following the First World War, America's growing national deficit in the capacity and will to engage other people not like them is not the innocent confidence of a rising power but the false bravado leading one to its fall.

On Political Abstraction and Connection

Rebecca Doverspike | Posted 03.04.2016 | Religion
Rebecca Doverspike

I love talking about the weather. As the swirl of happenings in the world goes on around us, it's a small, tangible, sense-oriented space to meet.

What Tomorrow's Leading Enterprises Are Doing Today

Gunjan Sinha | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business
Gunjan Sinha

Technology today has become synonymous with both innovation and disruption. And with incredible technological innovation and disruption brings new risks -- but also new opportunities to advance and transform our organizations, societies, and economies.

The CIA Made Me Do It

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 02.24.2016 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

Good intentions don't stop us from sometimes operating in a way that damages the work we care so deeply about. We get in our own way not because the CIA made us do it, but possibly because we haven't been appropriately self-reflective.

Proud of Diversity

Joel S. Bloom | Posted 02.24.2016 | Education
Joel S. Bloom

One of the beautiful outcomes of working on a college campus every day is that I am consistently asked to look at issues from a new perspective. It is refreshing and keeps my mind alert. It opens up insights and forces me to ask more questions.

Go Fika Yourself: A Proven Way to Work Better

Jennifer Gore | Posted 02.22.2016 | Business
Jennifer Gore

Job-related stress is causing companies hundreds of billions of dollars each year. According to one study, 78 percent of workers put their stress levels at medium to very high, and some of them have missed a day of work (31 percent) or even quit their jobs (40 percent) because of it.

'No Shred of Evidence,' A Conversation with Charles Todd

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.22.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Photo: Charles Todd Who is Charles Todd? If you aren't familiar with "his" many previous novels, you might be surprised to learn Charles Todd is the...

Young & Entrepreneurial: Harvard Student Drops Out To Pursue Social Network for Research

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.21.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

This article is part of the Young & Entrepreneurial series that features young startup founders and entrepreneurs. You can see past features here. To ...

The "C" Revolution: Personal Communication

Sylvia Gomez | Posted 02.18.2016 | Business
Sylvia Gomez

In 2016, communication is a meme of its own. And if you don't manage it well, you're toast. Being clear and presenting yourself well at all levels, is in fact, a revolution.

'Interior Darkness,' A Conversation with Peter Straub

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.16.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Peter Straub needs no lengthy introduction. As a novelist and poet, he has received many literary honors including the Bram Stoker Award, the World Fantasy Award, and the International Horror Guild Award.

So You Want to Be President: How's Your Interfaith IQ?

Stephanie Varnon-Hughes | Posted 02.14.2016 | Religion
Stephanie Varnon-Hughes

Our democratic system is laudable, and can be transformative for those of us who participate fully in it. We don't need to give up our system of allowing individuals to run for office and share their vision for the United States.

Supporting Your Virtual Team in a Digital World

Ja-Naé Duane | Posted 02.04.2016 | Business
Ja-Naé Duane

The Startup Equation comes with a big mission: to help one million entrepreneurs. So when I built my launch team, I chose people who I knew would work as I hard as me.

Building an Idea Business for the Next Decade

Damian Bazadona | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Damian Bazadona

How do you build an idea business for the next decade? This question has been front and center for myself and my agency as we gear up to move offices ...

'The Ex,' a Conversation With Alafair Burke

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 01.27.2016 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

The Ex is the story of Olivia Randall, a top-flight criminal defense attorney who receives a telephone call from the 16-year-old daughter of a man who 20 years earlier, had been her fiancé and whose heart she broke in the worst way imaginable.

The Rediscovery and Valuing of People Power

Robin Chase | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Robin Chase

It's time to change the game by creating platforms and sharing power and value with the people who give them life.

3 Ways the New Mobile Phone Features Can Help Grow Your Business

Dorit Sasson | Posted 01.21.2016 | Technology
Dorit Sasson

The need for small business to increase their profitability and productivity through mobile technologies such as the Apple iPhone and iPad, devices ru...

Want True Equality? Make Everyone Powerful

William Drayton | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
William Drayton

How many schools, education reformers, and parents know that they are failing unless their young people are practicing being changemakers?

What's a Play or a Musical Without Actors?

Tonya Pinkins | Posted 01.18.2016 | Arts
Tonya Pinkins

Film, television and theater all require the collaboration of dozens to hundreds of artists. Film and television, however, rely on sound and images, both of which can be digitally created. Theater requires the actor.