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Market Mechanisms In The Paris Climate Agreement: International Linkage Under Article 6.2

Robert Stavins | Posted 08.30.2016 | Green
Robert Stavins

There are a substantial number of issues that negotiators will eventually need to address, and likewise, there are a set of questions that researchers (including within the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements) can begin to address now.

4 Smart Moves From This Technician Turned Top Entrepreneur

John Bowen | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business
John Bowen

The path from being a great technician -- someone who does a job extremely well -- to becoming a highly successful entrepreneur can be a rocky one.

Enough of the Emails: Is Resistance Futile?

Gabe Fenigsohn | Posted 07.12.2016 | Business
Gabe Fenigsohn

When questioned one too many times about Hillary Clinton's email transgressions, an exasperated Bernie Sanders exclaimed to his opponent, "The America...

Asking For Help

David B. Nast | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

Some people think asking for help is a sign of weakness. Others believe if you want something done right, do it yourself. Reject these notions.

What Would Happen if We Simply Stopped Doing Something That Is a Complete Waste of Time?

Bill Douglas | Posted 05.27.2016 | HuffPost Home
Bill Douglas

If you don't pay appropriate attention to what has your attention, it will take more of your attention than it deserves.  -- David Allen As we all...

Four Ways Monotasking Makes Life Better

The Huffington Post | Ishita Singh | Posted 05.27.2016 | HuffPost Live 321

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43rd edition of the United Nations Inter- Agency Games: Reviving the Olympic values and strengthening team building and spirit

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 05.24.2016 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

The history of the UN Inter-Agency Games traces back to 1968, when the "Commission des Sports de l'Association du Personnel de l'UNESCO" organized an omnisports meeting in Paris against a team from UN Geneva.

Eight Easy Life Hacks that Will Make You Insanely Productive

Quora | Posted 04.29.2016 | Business
Quora

What are the most effective changes you made in your life to increase productivity and efficiency? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharin...

Learning More About Peak Performance

Janet Odgis | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Janet Odgis

Dr. David Bach, founder and president of The Platypus Institute, explained to an audience at the annual conference of the Women Presidents' Organization (held this month in Baltimore, MD) how people can make their working lives more efficient by becoming more conscious of their everyday patterns.

3 Reasons Why Your Time Management Sucks

Sarah Laurence | Posted 03.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Sarah Laurence

Not one of your strengths? Here are three possible reasons why.

The Counterintuitive Way To Use An Escalator

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 01.21.2016 | Travel

If you've ever rushed up an escalator only to be stopped dead in your tracks by a person taking up too much space of the "passing lane," it is actuall...

Accomplishing Your Goals

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 01.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

Sometimes goals are interpersonal. You have a goal of getting along better with your spouse or partner.

Everything Needed for Success in 3 Simple Steps

Ian Khan | Posted 01.14.2016 | Business
Ian Khan

If you were too busy with things to not give the desired attention to planning the right steps for your business in 2016, fear not. You're not alone, and yes welcome to the Party! With too many things ongoing, I could completely believe if you said you don't have time to breathe.

Stop Throwing Yourself Off-Balance - 5 Factors to be Mindful of When Making Business Decisions

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 01.11.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

When business owners and executives attending my latest business transformation workshop instantly shouted their response to a question I posed, it re...

The One Word That Will Change Your Career (For the Better)

Sarah Peterson | Posted 12.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Peterson

With extreme focus on one priority, you'll conquer your projects. You'll become more effective and efficient and, yes, successful. Don't chase opportunities for the sake of the opportunity. Remember your priority.

The New Age of Freelancing: Why It Is Now a Legitimate Option and How It Can Give Your Company the Edge

Evin Joseph | Posted 12.21.2015 | Business
Evin Joseph

Credit: Creative Commons Internet Association by Fremont, CA Small Business Crawl (Irvington District). Protected under the CC BY license. Freelancin...

Focusing on Efficiency in the AIDS Fight

Mathieu Lamiaux | Posted 11.29.2015 | World
Mathieu Lamiaux

The context today is very different. We are already spending record amounts of money and treating record numbers of patients. But the needs are increasing rapidly while the funds available for treatment have all but flatlined. The fight needs to focus on deploying our limited resources more efficiently.

6 Ways You're Being Tricked Into Saying Yes

Shauna Mackenzie | Posted 11.24.2015 | Business
Shauna Mackenzie

We are triggered to say yes all the time to things we don't want. Savvy sales people and marketing professionals have a few tricks up their sleeves to sell you, and if you know what they are, you can avoid falling into the trap by embracing the power of no.

Agile: Are You Doing it Right?

Bob Gower | Posted 10.29.2015 | Business
Bob Gower

Two of the most common questions I hear when working with customers, and that couldn't be more frustrating. Simply put, they are the wrong damn questions.

5 Ways to Maximize Your 'Time ROI'

John Bowen | Posted 10.13.2015 | Business
John Bowen

Having freedom of time is a big reason we became entrepreneurs. We want to spend our hours doing what we love to do professionally, while also having enough time away from the business to pursue our other passions. Unfortunately, we usually end up working "half time" -- meaning 12 hours a day instead of the entire 24.

Test-Driving UberEATS: Lunch Delivery in 5 Minutes

Jessica Biber | Posted 10.08.2015 | Technology
Jessica Biber

For the past few years, Uber has delivered drivers to my door in a matter of minutes. Today, it delivered something even better: food.

A Key Element for the Forthcoming Paris Climate Agreement

Robert Stavins | Posted 09.22.2015 | Green
Robert Stavins

This minimalist approach will allow diverse forms of linkage to arise, among what will inevitably be highly heterogeneous INDCs, thereby advancing the dual objectives of cost effectiveness and environmental integrity in the international climate policy regime.

7 Unexpected Benefits of Minimal Daily Exercise

Patrika Mani | Posted 09.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Patrika Mani

I have found a way to get exercise every single day -- and I feel great because of it. You can do it, too, because it only takes three minutes a day. Even you have three minutes. Don't pretend you don't. You know you do...

Crowdsourcing the Redesign of Capitalism

Soren Petersen | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

If we are unwilling to utilize our innate flexibility and cooperation, we may yet see a repeat of ancient (the Roman Empire) and not so ancient (the USSR) history and there are no guarantees such a meltdown could not happen here as well.

Outsourcing Can Help Your Business Thrive

Adam Aronson | Posted 07.13.2016 | Business
Adam Aronson

Often, those who start a business are looking for a sense of control - mastering their own destiny. They are the ones piling the work onto their plate, taking on added burden where possible. It is sometimes, then, counterintuitive to think about ways to reduce workload and increase efficiencies.