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Collaboration

Passion Creates a Bonanza of Breakthrough Innovations

Soren Petersen | Posted 04.04.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

The combination of learning and testing though crowdsourcing and design science research builds strong team competencies such as, risk-attitude, adaptability, grit, and a useful social network.

Is Your Boss an Empty Suit?

Craig Newmark | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business
Craig Newmark

Your first task after getting inside might be to determine if the boss is an "empty suit," looking good and projecting confidence and that's it. Then you decide if the culture is a fit for you.

Let Curiosity Back Into the Concert Hall

Dan Visconti | Posted 03.28.2015 | Arts
Dan Visconti

Reaching new audiences requires reaching outside of oneself, and beyond the conventional way of doing things. So at Fifth House Ensemble, we're always looking to collaborate with people who bring their own, unique talents to the table.

Gates Annual Letter's Big 2030 Health Goals: How Do We Get Them Done?

Jeffrey Walker | Posted 03.25.2015 | Impact
Jeffrey Walker

We see the most effective way to reach these goals is to put authentic, humble, and proactive cause-based collaboration at the center of how we work. We've seen this work well in the case of malaria.

What the World Needs From You in 2015

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

Here are my thoughts on what the world needs right now and how you can step up to make things better in 2015...

Start Your Engines: Be Part of the 5 Percent Club

Janine Garner | Posted 03.15.2015 | Business
Janine Garner

Success is a lonely journey if you do it by yourself. Those who do stand by themselves rapidly realize that, and also miss out on that amazing cross-pollination that a team brings.

On a Quarrel: David Shields and Caleb Powell Go Into a Cabin (With James Franco)

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 03.14.2015 | Books
Davis Schneiderman

Two writers argue. In the Woods. For a Week. And they record everything. From this intriguing premise, David Shields and Caleb Powell produce a fascinating reality-show romp of a new book, and -- two years later -- a movie based upon the book.

5 Similarities Between Paul McCartney and Kanye West That Might Surprise Boomers

Candy Leonard | Posted 03.11.2015 | Entertainment
Candy Leonard

Not since John met Yoko has an artistic collaboration been greeted with as much disapproval as the collaboration between Paul McCartney and Kanye West.

How to Turn Competition Into Collaboration

Alex Kip | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Alex Kip

That's it, simple. The only one you're trying to make better is you, the only one you're trying to beat is you. You can't move forward by looking sideways. Take a look at the things that have been beating you up in the "locker room" and see how you can take them out.

How to Work for a Narcissist: A Question of Balance

Gregory Stebbins | Posted 02.18.2015 | Business
Gregory Stebbins

A grandiose self-view frequently contributes to vision statements that can significantly motivate others. As a narcissist works his or her way to the top, bizarre things start to happen.

The Awesome Power of Immersion

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 02.16.2015 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

Slowing down and going deep trumps speeding up and going crazy. Immersion trumps diversion. It's possible. Yes, it is. I have proof. And so do you, if only you would pause long enough to remember those extraordinary times when you unplugged and tuned in.

Fight for What We Care for

Bill Marriott | Posted 02.03.2015 | Business
Bill Marriott

More than a year ago, Donna and I lost our beloved son, Stephen, who had been diagnosed in his teens with a rare mitochondrial disease that slowly cost him his eyesight, his hearing, his strength, and finally, his life. Since then, I have not stopped asking questions. I have not given up on a cure.

Why You'll Love Being an Involving Leader

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Well, for all we know, you're already there. In that case - congratulations! For all of you who look upon this as something you would love to experience - no worries. The above scenario is an option for every leader. But to start, we need to face facts.

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!

Trusting the Crowd and the Machines

Despina Katsikakis | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business
Despina Katsikakis

The business environment of the future needs to trust people and technology and provide flexibility and choice for employees to connect with complementary skills across a network, to work together on challenges, to learn fast, unlock their passion and improve performance.

Will Facebook at Work, Work?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Here is the second episode of The Future In 5, the video series where I share my ideas, insights, and commentary on the future of work in five minutes or less!

The Best Way to Predict the Future Is to Create It

Ayelet Baron | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Ayelet Baron

Regularly killing projects and deciding what we are not going to do is a way to get us unstuck. I thrive around people who take risks and know how to launch and quit stuff. Walking away can often help us get closer to what is truly important.

The Right to Share (Rides, Rooms and More)

Hilary Gowins | Posted 01.13.2015 | Business
Hilary Gowins

The benefits of the sharing economy are numerous, but they stem from the fact that these business models have evolved past a traditional middleman, meaning services and goods cost less for consumers, and providers can keep more profits.

What I Learned from Einstein: The Importance of Culture

Great Work Cultures | Posted 01.12.2015 | Business
Great Work Cultures

Growing up in Princeton, New Jersey, I was allowed to walk up to the end of our short dead-end street and through my grandparents' backyard to knock on the door of Albert Einstein's house. When I arrived at Einstein's door, he welcomed me in.

Can Innovation Cause Inefficiencies?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Is it possible that trying to be innovative has really turned your company or department in the other direction and caused Inefficiencies?

Visual Art Is Vibrant at Life Is Beautiful Festival 2014

JK Russ | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
JK Russ

"Love is Power. Power is Life. Life is Beautiful." The words are scrawled in red, encircling a cut out of a large, purple cactus flower. Pasted to the wall, the flower is surrounded by hundreds of other natural desert elements, with hand-written messages.

Bye Whatsapp, Hello Telegram (And Later... Bye TG, Hello WhatsNext)

Mark Turrell | Posted 01.11.2015 | Technology
Mark Turrell

Our experience highlights a huge challenge for messaging service providers, and also for the telcos who have relied on text messaging revenue as a source of profits.

One Thing I Would Change

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 01.05.2015 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

If I could change one thing about today's landscape, it would be to bring more women into the sphere of leadership. Why?

Why Higher Education Should Not Compromise About Collaboration

Cameron MacLeod | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
Cameron MacLeod

Not only can social networking be purposeful, it is more compelling when it is.

#TropMed14 and a Shining Example of How Collaboration Saves Lives

Cameron Conaway | Posted 01.04.2015 | Impact
Cameron Conaway

As I type I am surrounded by thousands of people working to fight against the myriad diseases that plague mankind. This is the 63rd annual meeting o...