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Have You Received a Disconnect Notice From Verizon or AT&T Yet?

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Above is the standard form letter being sent to Verizon customers in multiple states to shut off their current working copper-based telecommunication service.

WATCH: Never Give Up... Anyone Can Be A Winner

HooplaHa | Posted 02.04.2016 | Good News
HooplaHa

Whether you win or lose, it's about playing the game. Football, skiing or dance, any sport teaches us to never give up. Give it everything you have. Do your best and that will always be good enough. Same goes for life, no matter what comes your way, NEVER GIVE UP!

Business Support of the Arts Isn't Philanthropy

John M. Eger | Posted 02.03.2016 | Business
John M. Eger

As democratic strategist James Carville was fond of saying during the Clinton presidency, "It's the economy, stupid." Well, fast forward to 2016: "It...

Uprooting Social Discrimination

Brandon Staglin | Posted 02.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brandon Staglin

Yes, I often have more to do than time to do it, and yes, chronological pressure can steal my civility, but I thank God that I can still recognize the things that matter.

Angry Old Men -- Quo Vadis America?

Dr. Dr. phil. Immanuel Fruhmann | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Dr. Dr. phil. Immanuel Fruhmann

It is not the USA that is in decline, but it is their rule, and an America of the past, in which they were in charge.

Still More Evidence of the Damage from Gulf Airlines

Rob Britton | Posted 02.01.2016 | Business
Rob Britton

Evidence continues to pile up to prove, beyond any doubt, that the hugely-subsidized Gulf airlines - Emirates, Etihad Airways, and Qatar Airways - are...

Tennis, Anyone?

Susie Wolbe | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

How many people spent a part of the holiday break training for their next athletic encounter? If you answered in the affirmative, then you are eithe...

What It's Really Like to Win a Beauty Pageant

Quora | Posted 01.27.2016 | Style
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora , the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Yo...

Bullying in the Airline Business?

Rob Britton | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Rob Britton

Earlier this month, at a press conference in Los Angeles, the CEO of Qatar Airways, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, once again said he and his airline were being "bullied" by U.S. airlines, notably American and Delta.

Competition and Jealousy Among Men: It's Often Real And Potentially Destructive

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 01.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Elwood D. Watson

For all you guys out there consumed with jealously (and there are probably a number of you) please make every effort to seek whatever help you can to rid yourself from such confining shackles of emotional and psychological insecurity. You will be a much better person for it. Period.

How a Learning Methodology One Company Created Helps Big Brands Drive Competitive Advantage

Nina Tomaro | Posted 12.23.2015 | Business
Nina Tomaro

In a world with global competition at its greatest peak, businesses are forced to rethink ways to maintain a competitive advantage in their industry. Even the largest brands realize they are at risk in this new economy, as many struggle to address huge issues that can make or break an organization.

Don't Blame Growth

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 02.04.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

Growth has lifted humanity from the caves to the cities and given us civilization. Yet today it is scapegoated by its critics for causing many societal ills. Growth's critics rightfully sound the alarm on environmental and social problems. But their criticism of growth misses the real issues of poor policy and misguided public values.

The Gulf Airline Trade Dispute: The Bad News Keeps on Coming

Rob Britton | Posted 12.14.2015 | Business
Rob Britton

United Airlines announced that in January it will end its nonstop Washington-Dubai flights. The news adds another proof point to the mass of evidence that the hugely-subsidized Gulf airlines are harming the U.S. aviation industry and violating the terms of the "Open Skies" agreements.

Breaking Barriers for Women Entrepreneurs and Women VC's: BabsonBreakaway Challenge With $250K prize

Anne Ravanona | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
Anne Ravanona

We need to work on both sides of the equation: get more money targeted specifically at women entrepreneurs and increase the number women VC's in charge of that money.

12 Tips For Entering A Street Photography Contest

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 12.08.2015 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

Having judged a number of street photography contests over the past few years in various countries, I can honestly say the same problems surface again...

Surviving a Red Hot Market Means Thinking Differently

Yee Lee | Posted 12.01.2015 | Business
Yee Lee

Fintech is red hot. In the past 18 months alone, we've seen more than 400 new lending companies launch. Walking the LendIt 2015 exhibition halls jus...

More Proof that the Three Big Gulf Airlines Get Massive Subsidies

Rob Britton | Posted 12.01.2015 | Business
Rob Britton

"Prove it" is a phrase we learn from an early age. For most of this year, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and seven aviation tra...

When Endless Talk of Disruptive Innovation Gets in the Way of Real Innovation

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 11.30.2015 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

While the innovation industry may be experiencing a golden age, according to several measures, the ideas industry for innovation may be in a state of crisis.

Sanitation Challenge for Ghana's Cities

Patrick Moriarty | Posted 11.22.2015 | Impact
Patrick Moriarty

Average living standards improved while the government managed to halve the rates of poverty, hunger and lack of clean drinking water. Despite this success, one major failure sticks out: sanitation.

Dramatic, Negative Consequences if the Government Fails to Enforce Open Skies Agreements

Rob Britton | Posted 11.19.2015 | Business
Rob Britton

It's time for the Obama administration to act. Failure to act will put the U.S. airlines, their workers, communities across the country that rely on service and the entire American aviation industry in serious jeopardy.

Health Insurance Mergers Fact Check: Why Consumers Will Lose

David Balto | Posted 11.10.2015 | Business
David Balto

Health insurance mergers will make things worse as consumers currently have too few choices and pay too much. The markets are already highly concentrated, and the mergers will result in higher premiums. Consumers are the ones who will suffer.

How This 5x Entrepreneur Thrives in Tough Markets

Harry Red | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
Harry Red

Yes -- you could just go ahead and build your first idea. Hire people, build a fancy site, buy stock...but guess what? Best case, a mountain of your cash and time goes up in smoke before you discover your niche. Worst case, you waste all that and discover nothing.

We're All in This Together: How Subsidized Gulf Carriers Threaten the U.S. Domestic Airline Network

Rob Britton | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
Rob Britton

One of the fibs that the Gulf airlines and their supporters keep repeating is that U.S. airlines are being "protectionist," which couldn't be further from the truth. American, Delta, and United don't need protection from competition.

Five Ways for Savvy Spa Owners to Give Good CX

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 11.06.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

Customers want to feel special. The very act of coming to a spa indicates that they are in need of care.

Unleashing Kids' Power; Unleashing Our Own: A Simple Way to Change the Experience of Life

Beth Green | Posted 11.05.2015 | Impact
Beth Green

Think about unleashing kids' power and that could sound like a bunch of 10-year-olds tearing up the house, but actually this is an amazing new campaig...