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Athletes Use Twitter Platform To Powerfully, Pithily Profess

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.22.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

As the Rio 2016 and the Games of the XXXI Olympiad come to an end, Twitter has become a major platform for how sporting events, governing bodies and associations, and professional athletes engage and enhance the experience of such spectacles.

Part I of the Exclusive Interview with Stephen Pasierb, CEO of the Toy Industry Association with Ideagen's George A. Sifakis

George Sifakis | Posted 08.02.2016 | Business
George Sifakis

George: Welcome. Welcome to Ideagen, Ideas Leader Radio. Today we have with us Mr. Stephen Pasierb, CEO of the Toy Industry Association. Stephen, welc...

Part III of the Exclusive Ideagen Interview with Amway's Jeff Terry with Ideagen's George Sifakis

George Sifakis | Posted 07.26.2016 | Impact
George Sifakis

George Sifakis: Jeff, how do you believe the cross-sector collaboration can help solve many of the world's most vexing issues, such as childhood hunge...

Cannes 2016 Shingerview: Deirdre McGlashan, MediaCom

David Shing | Posted 07.08.2016 | Media
David Shing

"When we stop being called digital people, we are actually going to have digital empowered marketing. It is the same thing about women and minorities ...

How Social Actions Will Transform The Global Economy

Re-Give | Posted 06.07.2016 | Technology
Re-Give

UNDISCOVERED How Social Actions Will Transform The Global Economy Social Actions engender beneficial outcomes for society and the environment, from ...

Accessible Internet, Communication, and Technology (ICT) - Bottom-line, Accessibility Benefits Everyone

Debra Ruh | Posted 05.05.2016 | Impact
Debra Ruh

Universal accessibility in the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) sector holds unparalleled promise and opportunity for people with disab...

A Letter to Those Who Have Walked All Over Me

Walaa Chahine | Posted 03.28.2016 | World
Walaa Chahine

Dear Feet That Have Touched My Face: You have not witnessed the horrors I have witnessed. You have not felt the pain I have felt. You have not heard the cries I have heard.

SXSW Goes Global

Jake Colvin | Posted 03.03.2016 | Technology
Jake Colvin

Over the past several years, SXSW Interactive has built up an increasingly-international flavor. Global startups and foreign governments flock to Aus...

A Youthful Uprising

The Youth Assembly at the United Nations | Posted 03.01.2016 | Impact
The Youth Assembly at the United Nations

With more than 50 million people displaced by conflict and violence throughout the world, universal collective responses aimed at dealing with the main causes of insecurity and violence should be the international communities' priority.

Corbyn's Decision to March Is Brave and Visionary

Indra Adnan | Posted 02.26.2016 | World
Indra Adnan

It's a simple, honest logic that, increasingly, is the one that is being adopted by soft power networks the world over. Trident is a gateway issue for a new transnational politics that, if fostered, will give us the security we yearn for.

Travel The World This Valentine's Day With These Amazing Global Traditions

LittleThings | Posted 02.10.2016 | Travel
LittleThings

By Rebecca Endicott, writer at LittleThings When it comes to romance, what can top a day dedicated to celebrating love? Valentine's Day, which tradi...

To Be or Not To Be ME? That is the question!

Sylvana Storey | Posted 02.08.2016 | Business
Sylvana Storey

Wouldn't our organisations be simpler and happier places to work in if we all just 'fitted' in? If I had a pound for every time an organisation quest...

The Hidden Gap Between Asian Culture and Luxury Sales

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 12.29.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

As consumers become more knowledgeable about what other consumers are experiencing, the demands for excellent customer service increase. The vast majority of consumers say they will walk out of a store if they receive inadequate assistance from employees. Nowhere is this more impactful than in the luxury market.

The Paradox of Sovereignty in Climate Change Negotiations

Nichlas Emmons | Posted 12.10.2015 | Green
Nichlas Emmons

The window to have international conversations about climate change opens incrementally, as it does with many policy initiatives and topics. These int...

Wellness Trends: Global Summit Identifies the Top 10

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 12.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Harding-Bond

According to Beth McGroarty, PR Director, the concluding report on the top shifts coming in wellness is a "distillation of what the experts at the Global Wellness Summit presented on that topic and the new developments/ideas which were most crucial to their theme."

Donald Trump's New Southern Strategy

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 12.08.2015 | Politics
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

Today, almost everyone agrees it's unacceptable to openly express racism in elections. But lately, the Southern Strategy has taken on a new form. You can't be openly racist, but it's just fine to hate Muslims.

In the Name of Paris

Stephen D. Smith | Posted 11.17.2015 | Religion
Stephen D. Smith

Paris. The way we think of that beautiful city has changed. That's what they want. They want us to think about things differently, to use Paris as a symbol of bloodshed and fear, not the one we know and love of liberty and culture.

And The Best Islands In The World Are...

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.08.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Condé Nast Traveler readers ranked the best islands in the world outside the U.S., from nearby Caribbean beaches to far-flung islands in Southeast Asia. Read on for the top 5 islands across the globe.

Violence Against Women Has No National Borders

YWCA USA | Posted 10.23.2015 | Women
YWCA USA

The thing about race is that you can't hide it. You can code-switch, adjust your mannerisms, intonation, and vernacular, but when you appear ethnically ambiguous with a name that most cannot wrap their tongue around, blending in becomes a little more challenging.

Make Your Moonlight Your Sunlight; Entrepreneurship during Holiday Season

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 11.23.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

October begins a period when some retailers make as much as 30% of their yearly sales numbers. Last year 7.4 billion dollars was spent on Halloween fo...

Billion Word Bonanza

K. David Harrison | Posted 10.15.2015 | Arts
K. David Harrison

Movie subtitles can annoy--as visual clutter--when you don't need them, but they are a godsend for the deaf and anyone watching a foreign language film. Now a devoted group of 200,000 volunteer video subbers on Viki.com have elevated the humble subtitle to an art form.

Outsource or In-House: How to Break Into New Markets

Fred Schebesta | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Fred Schebesta

It takes determination, informed planning and time to successfully break into a new market. No matter which sector you operate in, you will face hurdles such as limited market knowledge, a lack of a local track record and perhaps unfamiliarity with cultural practices and sensitivities.

We Are All Responsible

Matthieu Ricard | Posted 09.29.2015 | Green
Matthieu Ricard

As for global responsibility, we need to increase our awareness of the interdependent nature of our world: each of our actions is fundamentally interconnected with everything else. The Buddha taught that we are not separate, but instead exist as part of a web of living beings.

Can You Handle the Truth?

Katie Sgarro | Posted 09.21.2016 | Queer Voices
Katie Sgarro

So I've decided to "act as if." To believe that maybe one person can begin to change the world with just a piece of paper and a pen.

The World in a Box: In Conversation With the Founders of Gourmet Food Subscription Service "Try The World"

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 09.09.2015 | Business
J.L. Sirisuk

(Image courtesy of Issa PR) Grand Central Terminal in New York City is a place of arrivals and departures and it is beneath the magnificent turqu...