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Leadership: Global Trends to Navigate in 2017

Bjørn Kjærand Haugland | Posted 01.19.2017 | Green
Bjørn Kjærand Haugland

Change is a constant. Business leaders cannot rely on a rear-view mirror in a fast changing world. Existing business models are under threat and strat...

Exclusive Interview with Jay Samit, Consummate Dealmaker, World Expert on Disruption and Innovation

Mark C. Miller | Posted 07.18.2016 | Business
Mark C. Miller

Jay Samit has advised the Pope and the President Photo courtesy of Jay Samit Jay Alan Samit is a dynamic entrepreneur and intrepreneur who is widely ...

The Global Middle Class: A Force for Radicalism

Brenda M. Seaver | Posted 07.14.2016 | World
Brenda M. Seaver

Anecdotal evidence from the last decade suggests that U.S. officials need to consider the multiple ways in which the rising global middle class is fueling radical politics.

Higher Ed In 2050: Why The Future Is Not As Bleak As Many Believe

Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr. | Posted 05.20.2015 | College
Dr. Arthur F. Kirk, Jr.

It's easy to read this as a higher-ed utopia. That's far from the case. There are bound to be plenty of political battles, turf wars, and arguments about what actually constitutes "best" learning. Many schools we know today will have closed.

Repurposing With a Passion

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 09.13.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

In an attempt to bring together compelling examples of this trend, I asked a number of artists from various parts of the world to answer four questions with the hopes of clarifying this ever-increasing phenomenon of repurposing with a passion.

Cultural Understanding and Global Thinking in Business

Elizabeth Filippouli | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
Elizabeth Filippouli

We need to rethink they way we do business. If we want to succeed, we have to develop a new global mindset that will combine international talent management and development while building on interlinkages between diversity and innovation.

The Rapid Spread of Misinformation Online

Farida Vis | Posted 03.27.2014 | Impact
Farida Vis

Blaming Twitter for misinformation is easy, but ignores the social and political context. How can we understand such large volumes of data that move so quickly?

The Expanding Middle Class in Asia

Kishore Mahbubani | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
Kishore Mahbubani

The world has never seen anything like this before; it's probably one of the biggest seismic shifts in history.

Persistent Structural Unemployment

S.D. Shibulal | Posted 03.24.2014 | Impact
S.D. Shibulal

People, particularly the youth, need to be productively employed, or we will witness rising crime rates, stagnating economies and the deterioration of our social fabric.

A Global Look at Drinking Trends

Leora Kalikow | Posted 10.21.2013 | Taste
Leora Kalikow

A look at the top 10 drinking countries worldwide.

Eco Etiquette: Can Our Cities Save Us?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. My husband and I are clos...

Why The Glass Is Half-Full

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.13.2012 | Good News
Deepak Chopra

The point isn't that you have to believe the positive and ignore the negative. The two sides are intimately linked and inescapable. But you can align yourself with the positive side. The vote is cast at the level of consciousness.