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Open Data: A Win-Win Model for Facilitating Transparency, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Human Rights-affirming Development

Atif Choudhury | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Atif Choudhury

This article was originally published on Advocates 4 International Development's Student Blog "Of Cambodia, the world only remembers about the Khme...

Energizing Your Inner Leader

Joan Moran | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
Joan Moran

How do you stay focused and energized in a stressful work environment? Do you find creative solutions to problems you encounter in your work? Can you ...

A conversation with Neil Pasricha (video)

Peter Aceto | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
Peter Aceto

I recently chatted with Neil Pasricha who I find wonderfully inspiring. Neil is the author of The Book Of Awesome, and The Happiness Equation. He was ...

Be the Change You Want During Trump's Presidency

Laura Storm | Posted 11.18.2016 | Impact
Laura Storm

Frustrated with Trump's election victory? Me, too. So ... now what? I see four options: 1) Let the negative, sad, frustrated emotions drag you do...

Don't Move to Canada - Stay and Fight the Good Fight

Shermin Kruse | Posted 11.14.2016 | World
Shermin Kruse

I've reflected all day on what to say, and this is it. First, we should forget about moving to Canada or Sweden (even those of us who hold a passpor...

The Pain Of The Polls

Emily Olin | Posted 11.09.2016 | College
Emily Olin

The paradox of what holds as one of our greatest civil liberties and its ability to make me feel so small and voiceless is a feeling that I cannot shake.

Money Really Does Grow On Trees: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

They say that money does not grow on trees but ask the Incas, Aztecs and Costa Rica's Chorotega people and they'd say otherwise. Before Europeans arri...

An Open Letter -- Dear Friend

Dani Dixon | Posted 11.04.2016 | Women
Dani Dixon

Dear Friend What I am A friend who wants you to be happy What I'm not A nodding dog An emotional dumping ground Open all hours A passive list...

Manage Fear-Based Thinking so Fear doesn't Manage You

Jane Shure | Posted 11.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jane Shure

Fear-based thinking activates our brain to fire up in ways that are similar to what happens when a smoke alarm goes off despite there being no smoke. ...

Mining the Inner City for the Next Generation of Digital Leaders

NationSwell | Posted 11.01.2016 | Impact
NationSwell

For Zakiya Harris, growing up in East Oakland, Calif., meant navigating between two acutely different worlds every day. "I grew up in the hood, but I ...

Sit Happens

Aaron Baker | Posted 10.28.2016 | Healthy Living
Aaron Baker

This style of work posture may be a luxury for many, but for me, I needed to create a lifestyle around it and mandate it as a solution of balance to my day of sitting in a car seat, an office chair, a coffee shop stool and my wheelchair.

Celebrating My Fourth Birthday As An Adult Woman (A Story Of Reinvention)

Michelle Dempsey | Posted 10.21.2016 | Women
Michelle Dempsey

This weekend is my fourth birthday. Well, let me clarify. I'm a relatively mature 32 years old and frankly, I have enough life experience to easily d...

10 Powerful Ways Successful People Overcome Fear

Richard Kronick | Posted 10.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Richard Kronick

Try these 10 ways successful people overcome fear and see for yourself how anxiety, worry and doubt can melt away in the shadow of your own inner power.

When Leadership Fails to Scale: 3 Keys for Leaders

Robert Hall | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
Robert Hall

5,300 Wells Fargo employees fired over 2 million phony accounts CNN 9/9/16 Wel...

Inequalities: A New Approach?

Marc Fleurbaey | Posted 09.30.2016 | World
Marc Fleurbaey

This report suggests a new approach to inequalities and social progress. This comes from reading many chapters and since these texts are long, and the synthesis will not be written soon, let me explain why I have the impression of an interesting "big picture" story emerging from these hundreds of pages. (Note: it is actually easy to browse chapters on the platform, so please check for yourself if you agree with my reading!)

These Female Designers Are Empowering Women To Achieve Career Success

Lindsey Keen | Posted 09.30.2016 | Women

We’ve all heard the centuries-old expression, “Clothes make the man.” The white coat makes the doctor, the suit makes the lawyer, and so on. For...

7 Wondrous Women: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

High-achieving women attract far more public criticism than their high-achieving male counterparts. Women are victims of sexual assault 91% of the tim...

Why I Shed Tears At Adele's Concert And Felt More Empowered Than Ever

Melonie DeRose | Posted 09.24.2016 | Women
Melonie DeRose

Thank you, Adele for being honest and for showing women it's perfectly fine to just be yourself. Thank you for being a role model who gives us the permission and confidence that goes along with it.

She Hated Herself But This Helped

Joey Schleicher | Posted 09.21.2016 | Women
Joey Schleicher

When asked the question... do you love yourself? What would you really say? Could you say yes honestly and whole heartedly or are there parts of yourself you just choose not to share with the world and pretend that they don't matter to you? Do you hide? Or do you really celebrate who you are?

The Millennial Majority are driving transformation

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.19.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Millennials are the majority of the workforce, with more than half of them already ascending into leadership roles and transforming business. A new wh...

Women in Business Q&A: Grace Lever

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.15.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Grace Lever Grace Lever is a marketing funnel specialist and educator working with female entrepreneurs, helping them to create balanced, profitable,...

Personal Manifesto Primer

Ellie Newman | Posted 09.14.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

We could all use a little guidance in becoming the fullest, most authentic expression of our authentic selves. So, here are a few elemental tenets to start thinking about and to begin operating from when engaging with the world.

8 Ways to Empower Yourself and Others

Kaila Proulx | Posted 08.31.2016 | Women
Kaila Proulx

When we let others walk all over us, take advantage, and not give us the credit that is due, we quickly become disempowered and contribute to the furtherance of mistreatment of women around the world.

Your Employees Do Not Need To Be 'Empowered'

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.26.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Have you noticed a certain trend in leadership circles? Career advice columns and business consultants are encouraging leaders to "empower" their teams to promote accountability and achievement.

The Illusion of Lack

Candace Peterson | Posted 08.24.2016 | Women
Candace Peterson

I think I realized that I didn't have much power when I started school. I skipped kindergarten (much to my dismay) and went straight into 1st grade at a small town, mostly white, Christian, tight knit school where everyone's parents knew each other and everyone had just finished graduating together three months before.