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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...

The Growth Of The Collaborative Movement

Joey Adler | Posted 01.04.2015 | Impact
Joey Adler

Helping to train small businesses -- even those not directly related to your business -- will serve a common need. Providing the right kind of information, combined with specific guidance from specialists or certification professionals, help individuals and small businesses in the community to thrive and succeed.

The Missing Link: Moving Beyond First-Level Solutions to Women's Leadership

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 01.04.2015 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

It has been a hectic but exciting fall packed with travel and speaking engagements at executive forums and conferences nationwide. At these events, I'...

Get Creative with Social Media: Expand your Network and Realize Your Vision Through Online Collaborations

Dannia Guzman | Posted 12.30.2014 | Technology
Dannia Guzman

Have you considered how using social media today can help you realize your vision and accomplish your long-term goals? Whether you are a student conte...

How to Become a Connective Leader Who Fosters Conviviality and Collaboration

Kare Anderson | Posted 12.23.2014 | Business
Kare Anderson

To boost bonding among others so they are more apt to work (or play) well together, ask them, when together, to do two powerfully simple things that can be done rather quickly.

The Shape of a Radically Pragmatic College Education

Jayson Boyers | Posted 12.23.2014 | College
Jayson Boyers

The transformation in higher education is already here; the question is how learning institutions respond.

When Education Data Speaks, Are We Really Listening?

Brad C. Phillips | Posted 12.23.2014 | College
Brad C. Phillips

You know how it is when you get the sense the person you're talking to is nodding their head appearing to listen, but is really just waiting to talk. Desperate to interject and say the right thing, they ... don't.

The Culture of Collective Impact

Paul Schmitz | Posted 12.22.2014 | Impact
Paul Schmitz

I came to believe in collective impact from a cognitive dissonance I increasingly experienced during two decades of work in the nonprofit sector.

Learning About Effective Leadership by Rappelling Waterfalls

Laura Berger | Posted 12.22.2014 | Business
Laura Berger

In executive coaching, I have clients hurtling themselves toward a goal. They want to get "there" no matter what. Then there are the adrenaline junkies who enjoy the risk of chaos, taking pride in not needing methods and plans.

Caves, Icebergs, and Humanoid Landscapes: A Collaboration With Rebecca Chaperon

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 12.15.2014 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

In my writing practice, I often write poems that have been sparked by an image. Last summer, I came across Rebecca Chaperon's work, and was stunned by its weird beauty.

U.S. "vs." China in Africa: A Message to President Obama and Premier Li Keqiang

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 12.14.2014 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

President Obama and Premier Li Keqiang: you don't need to be so competitive because you're not actually competing. A more formal collaborative approach could be in your mutual interest.

Shared Understanding: Bringing Together Many Voices Using Collaborative Tools and Processes

Great Work Cultures | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business
Great Work Cultures

I fell in love with technology when I met my first computer and learned to program. But my husband has no cause for jealousy because my love of technology is instrumental.

Rules of Engagement

David Kleeman | Posted 12.10.2014 | Media
David Kleeman

This past week, three colleagues and I prepared an article pitch, on historical and other reasons why research scientists and industry content creator...

Super Teams, not Superstars

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Sometimes you can feel it immediately. This "something" that is hard to explain, but so easy to feel. A "something" which is part of the culture, and...

The Merger of Business & Philanthropy

Steven Crandell | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Steven Crandell

An Open Letter to Bill Gates and Kevin Roberts Dear Bill and Kevin, The people of the world are ready for one of the biggest innovations eve...

Community Engagement for Collective Impact: Lessons From Alaska

Karen Pittman | Posted 12.09.2014 | Impact
Karen Pittman

People who run collective impact efforts say one of their toughest tasks is keeping community engagement going beyond the "summits" where everyone gets fired up. What does it mean to keep communities engaged in the mission that they've signed on for? Why is it so hard to do this well?

Build More Than Just A Resume: Seven Ways STEM Builds Character

Alicia Chang | Posted 12.07.2014 | Education
Alicia Chang

Hardly a week passes without a news story that touts the benefits of studying a STEM field. There is little doubt that majoring in a science, technolo...

From Flat Sheet to 3D Art (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 12.08.2014 | Arts
Crane.tv

Paper. We use it daily in one way or another; to scribble and draw on, to feed our printers or simply just to read off. But this material is capable of a lot more. This is where paper engineers like Lydia Shirreff come into their own.

'The Golem of Hollywood' A Talk With Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 12.06.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Jonathan and Jesse have co-authored The Golem of Hollywood, a crime novel with elements of myth and the supernatural.

Solving the World's Biggest Problems Takes Ensembles, Not Soloists

Jeffrey Walker | Posted 12.03.2014 | Impact
Jeffrey Walker

I'm convinced that, when it comes to most of the major challenges we face, multi-stakeholder partnerships are the key to achieving real progress.

5 Questions to Ask When Hiring an Ad Agency

Beth Bronfman | Posted 12.01.2014 | Business
Beth Bronfman

Selecting an advertising agency can -- and should be -- a positive experience for any business. With the right partner, you can grow and develop your brand and in turn, your bottom line. But like hiring the right employee, selecting an agency partner can be a challenge.

The Importance of Partnerships: Why Business and Higher Ed Need Each Other

Dr. Mike Metke | Posted 11.24.2014 | College
Dr. Mike Metke

Junior and community colleges were created as partnerships between local governments and state governments to help provide affordable access to higher education and it worked well. College has been the doorway to a brighter future for millions of Americans, but that door has been closing.

'Murder 101' A Talk With Faye Kellerman

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.23.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Faye Kellerman is the bestselling author of 26 novels, 22 of which feature the husband and wife team of Peter Decker and Rina Lazarus. Murder 101 is the twenty-second Decker-Lazarus novel.