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The Governors Cuomo

Steven Cohen | Posted 03.07.2015 | Politics
Steven Cohen

The Cuomos, father and son, remind us of the power of public service and the need to couple principles and ideals with pragmatism and the exercise of power and authority.

Thoughts About Community ABC

Melanie Hope Greenberg | Posted 02.21.2015 | New York
Melanie Hope Greenberg

Humans place other humans (and the arts, books, movies, etc) in pyramids of power hierarchies. I'd rather see community as a circle, a membraned collective, a unity where everyone belongs.

Let Love Arise

Tenille Livingston | Posted 02.21.2015 | Politics
Tenille Livingston

Senseless crimes are destroying families and taking innocent lives, yet today we live in a society where many are hungry for change, but fail to realize we must first become the change we desire to see.

8 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From the Philly New Technology Holiday Meetup

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.18.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

Last Wednesday, I got to attend the Philly New Technology Meetup Holiday Extravaganza attended by more than 150 entrepreneurs, innovators and industry leaders.

Fallout From Ferguson: The Biggest Opportunity For Our Society

David Shechtman | Posted 02.20.2015 | Black Voices
David Shechtman

Most of the news stories I've see about Ferguson market and sell fear, and many of the community reactions to the events focus on blame and retribution. This deeply concerns me because blame doesn't heal and revenge doesn't satisfy.

Beware of People Who Love You!

Julia Harris | Posted 02.17.2015 | Women
Julia Harris

If you have a big vision for yourself and what you want to do in the world then it is absolutely vital that you surround yourself with other people like you who have a big vision of what they can achieve in the world.

Soul Doctor Lifts Our Spirits Off Broadway

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

Soul Doctor has an important message--that one person can make a difference, a huge difference in the world. That in itself is worth being reminded. The fact that the difference could be bringing more love, peace and acceptance into our chaotic world.

Brilliant Light Show Riffs 'All That Bass' And Moves Passersby In Huge Way

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.18.2014 | Impact

It may have been dubbed "Quiet Corner Christmas," but this Brooklyn, Connecticut home is anything but demure. Chris Lambert decked his festive abod...

Bags of Love

Tammara Fort | Posted 02.15.2015 | Impact
Tammara Fort

One of the best parts of my job at is volunteering at various charities. I love finding new organizations and talking with people who are helping others.

Leadership Lessons for the 21st Century: Superintendents' Perspectives

Martin J. Blank | Posted 02.15.2015 | Education
Martin J. Blank

Celebrating 50 years in the educational leadership business, the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) asked practitioners from around the countr...

How to Launch and Lead a Revolution While Traveling Around the Globe

John Corcoran | Posted 02.14.2015 | Business
John Corcoran

Chris Guillebeau is the most unassuming leader of a revolution you might ever meet. A prolific writer and world traveler, the soft-spoken Guillebeau is the founder of the popular World Domination Summit, a conference held in Portland, Oregon each July.

6 Expert Marketing Tips for Startups

Shayla R. Price | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
Shayla R. Price

Across the world, startups are emerging in a variety of industries -- from healthcare to education. Brands are constantly fighting for consumers' attention to download their cool apps or purchase eco-friendly cleaning supplies.

Substance Abuse in Rural Communities-Challenges and Opportunities

Hannah Preston-Pita | Posted 02.09.2015 | Hawaii
Hannah Preston-Pita

There is a lot space and a tremendous amount of natural beauty on Hawai'i Island. But despite all of the magnificence that surrounds us on the Big Island we face daunting challenges in making sure that those we serve get what they need.

What We Can Learn From the Developmentally Disabled

Karen Zainal | Posted 02.09.2015 | Impact
Karen Zainal

I love the work organizations like KEEN does, but it saddens me that we actually need to recruit volunteers to fulfill social and emotional needs that wonderful people like Charles are often deprived of.

10 Reasons to Make Singing Your Happiness Drug!

Tania de Jong | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Tania de Jong

Our brains developed with singing and music as a survival mechanism. Before there were governments or nations, tribes and groups used songs and dance to build loyalty to the group, transmit vital information and ward off enemies. Those who sang survived.

The Lion of Judea: A Good Deed Story

Honey Good | Posted 02.07.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

I was wearing my pin on my Levi's pocket. As the hike ended, I glanced down at my pocket and noticed my pin was gone! There was no way I could retrace my thousands of steps. So, with a heavy heart, I proceeded down the rest of the hike with my husband, Shelly.

Here's A Great Way To Tell If Your Date Is A Jerk

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.05.2014 | Impact

It's OK to put a little sexy into service. Research has shown that young people are more likely to volunteer their time if their friends join in. B...

Here's Proof That Millennials' Tech Addiction Actually Makes The World A Better Place

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 12.04.2014 | Impact

The next time someone tells you to put your phone down, go ahead and show them this video as illustrative proof that likes, shares and hashtags are tr...

6 Steps to an Amazing Personal Website

Shayla R. Price | Posted 01.31.2015 | Technology
Shayla R. Price

A website is your personal mark on the Internet. In just a few seconds, people will learn your personality and decide if your site is worthy of their full attention. That's why it's so important to design a website that expresses your true self and engages your target audience.

Technology to the Endangered Language Rescue?

Alissa Stern | Posted 01.26.2015 | Impact
Alissa Stern

As the second in this series looking at what's working to help endangered and threatened languages, we address technology: what kind of technologies are being used, which can empower people to take action, and which are having an impact on the numbers of speakers.

'You Are What Comes Out of Your Mouth'

Kemi Nekvapil | Posted 01.26.2015 | Women
Kemi Nekvapil

We all have the ability to be judgmental, but our ability to drop that judgement as soon as it appears is where our compassion lives. Whoever we are, we are on the same journey. We thrive, we fall down, we hurt, we try, we make big mistakes and we dream.

The Subversive Act of the Love Story

Creston Davis | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics
Creston Davis

Given our limited compressed capitalist time, that we are forced to rely on the corporate media to give us "reality" in overly simplistic, even insulting terms. What act could we commit ourselves to that would break with this reigning ideological propaganda machine? I submit to you the love story.

#GivingTuesday: A Guide for Nonprofits

Hilary A. Doe | Posted 01.25.2015 | Impact
Hilary A. Doe

It's coming up. Every Dec. 2nd, families, students, businesses, and organizations around the world come together for Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back.

7 Ways to Get Happy (Hint: It's Not About the "Stuff")

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 01.24.2015 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

Many of us do get distracted and confused. After all, we need material security to live, and support our families, and our increasingly unequal society makes that more and more difficult.

Chronicles of a Crowdfunding Amateur: Part One

Andrew Chau | Posted 01.21.2015 | Small Business
Andrew Chau

I never know how to respond when people ask me if they should use Kickstarter to start their business. After all, I've seen just as many Kickstarter failures as I have successes.