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12 Principles to Developing Millennial Talent

Jared Buckley | Posted 12.13.2016 | Business
Jared Buckley

As Jack Miller, the General Manager at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, spoke about millennials at the Arizona Hospitality Summit in November, I was impr...

Invest in America's Innovation Economy

Ross DeVol | Posted 10.24.2016 | Technology
Ross DeVol

As the Great Recession recedes in our rearview mirrors, it is becoming ever more apparent that innovative activities are determining an increasing pro...

Every child deserves the Best Start to create the brightest future

Up For School | Posted 10.06.2016 | Education
Up For School

By Sarah Brown, President of Theirworld   Five things are needed as part of a child's basic care: good nutrition, health care, learning, play and ...

The 3 Things You Must Consider to Build Huge Value in Your Business

John Bowen | Posted 09.22.2016 | Business
John Bowen

We're in business to create huge value--for our customers and clients, our partners and teams and, of course, ourselves and our families. But the reality is that most entrepreneurs never create as much as value as they hope to. And even those who do a great job often find themselves unable to transfer that value into maximum personal wealth to fund the next chapter of their lives.

Missing Link in Education

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 09.09.2016 | Education
Paul Mashegoane

Taking a close look at multiple success stories, even before it was scientifically proven, those who were brought up with home education at an infant ...

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs Part III: Devotha Ntuke Minzi, Improving Lives via Microfinancing

O'Brien Browne | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

In this interview, co-author Pamina Mullins and I speak to Devotha Ntuke Minzi, Chief Executive Officer and founder of K-finance Limited, a microfinan...

Africa's Female Entrepreneurs Part II: Josephine Takundwa, Award-Winning Leader in Energy

O'Brien Browne | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
O'Brien Browne

I continue this exciting series with the dynamic Josephine Takundwa, founder and CEO of Earthlink Technologies headquartered in Harare, Zimbabwe.

For High-Growth Firms, Cash Is Still King

Emad Rizkalla | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Emad Rizkalla

When people find out that Bluedrop is a "high-growth firm", they are often impressed. I am guessing they feel that the company has "arrived" and that ...

New Tools for Revving Up the Economy: Women, Work, and Care

Riane Eisler | Posted 05.05.2016 | Women
Riane Eisler

There are four levers policymakers can pull to add steam to the machinery that makes the economy go. These levers maximize the intersection between the work women do, paid and unpaid, and economic prosperity, as documented by the Social Wealth Economic Indicators developed by the Caring Economy Campaign.

Employees Are Your Future

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

The British Investment Association, with encouragement from the British Government, is now advocating against corporate "short-termism" while encourag...

Realities Missing from Political Debates

Riane Eisler | Posted 03.30.2017 | Politics
Riane Eisler

Politics and entertainment used to reside in separate spheres. But in this year's Presidential campaign coverage, they've converged. While this has driven up TV ratings and network incomes, it's been a dangerous pastime for a country already behind in the things that matter.

Don't Engage, Elevate

Dov Seidman | Posted 03.23.2017 | Business
Dov Seidman

Inspirational leaders extend trust and allow others to live up or fail to meet their example and expectations on their own merits. This extension of trust is the key enabler that inspires others to take the risks that are so essential to spurring innovation.

Five Challenges CIOs Will Be Facing Over The Next Five Years

Quora | Posted 03.05.2017 | Business

Technical Education and Competitiveness

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 01.14.2017 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

Argentina is facing serious challenges. In the coming years, the country will need to modernize its economy, improve citizen security, and reestablish its position in the world. Above all, it must deal with a major human capital shortfall in order to expand its workforce and deepen its talent pool.

Why Watching Aziz Ansari's "Master of None" Will Teach You More About Millennials Than a Thousand Whitepapers

Crystal Kadakia | Posted 12.18.2016 | Business
Crystal Kadakia

For those of you who don't know him, Aziz Ansari, got his start as a comedian and is best known from his role as Tom Haverford on the NBC show Parks and Recreation. Recently, he wrote and starred on a Netflix-released series called "Master of None."

What We Can Learn About Aging From Little Singapore

Paul H. Irving | Posted 12.09.2016 | Fifty
Paul H. Irving

Population aging is spreading worldwide due to increasing longevity and declining birth rates, resulting in a relative reduction in the proportion of children and an increase in the proportion of older adults in the population.

The ROI of a Good Night's Sleep

Nancy H. Rothstein, MBA | Posted 12.04.2016 | Business
Nancy H. Rothstein, MBA

Research confirms that employee sleep is a critical asset that impacts employee productivity, performance, health, safety and the bottom line of your company. Far from being a time waster, sleep makes everyone more productive, healthier and safer.

6 New Rules Of Business For The Next Industrial Revolution

Alan Murray | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Alan Murray

The world is in the midst of a new industrial revolution. Fortune's Geoff Colvin has a fascinating piece that lays out what this means for modern companies. But for the time-pressed, here are my six big takeaways.

How Gender Bias Hides Men Too

Beth Hand | Posted 10.07.2016 | Women
Beth Hand

The Wall Street Journal recently reported on Women in the Workplace. The articles spoke to the progress that has been made toward increasing gender equality and where it continues to lag, if not languish.

Women: Stop Overlooking Your Brilliance, See It

Beth Hand | Posted 09.30.2016 | Women
Beth Hand

If you tend to compare yourself unfavorably to others' success, you are likely comparing an end result or snapshot in time like a title, a promotion or a media appearance, to your process. No one's process is a straight line or beautiful.

Grow Your Relationship Capital

Sar Haribhakti | Posted 09.18.2016 | Business
Sar Haribhakti

Start embracing the value of building relationships with everyone and anyone even though you do not see how they might help you right now. There is always something that you learn distinctly from every connection you nurture.

3 Reasons Why Smart Women Get Workplace Backlash

Beth Hand | Posted 09.10.2016 | Women
Beth Hand

If you are a smart, powerful woman leader who is taking on more strategic responsibility or rising to a new level in your organization, you may experience backlash tied to the very attributes that helped you get where you are, and in fact, ones you've been encouraged to hone.

The Surprising Key to Your Child's Success

Joel Peterson | Posted 09.04.2016 | Education
Joel Peterson

Science points to something truly surprising: the single most influential factor (among all other single factors) accounting for differences in education achievement is...

Why Manufacturing Companies Must Embrace Disruptive Change to Survive

Zvonimir Mršić | Posted 08.27.2016 | Business
Zvonimir Mršić

As always, change is difficult but sometimes necessary. When it comes to the manufacturing sector and other traditional industries, embracing disruptive changes through new partnerships with start-ups may be the most exciting development in decades.

Putting Your Positive Thoughts in High Impact Social Enterprise Action

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.25.2016 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Social entrepreneurship gets thrown around. A lot. Countless are published tips for social entrepreneurs, talks are given about the social good, and I too have had the privilege to write about the incredible social entrepreneurs I have met in my journey to boost entrepreneurship for youth around the world.