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How Much is a Good Idea Worth?

Quora | Posted 01.24.2017 | Business

How much is a good idea worth? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with uni...

The Trouble with Trigger Warnings

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 12.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

By Mariah Flynn Earlier this fall, incoming students at the University of Chicago received a letter from school administrators. In it, the freshmen ...

Where Does Innovation Begin In Your Company?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 10.03.2016 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Innovation comes in many forms and variations. Some people think about innovation as a new product or device the world needs. Others may say it is something that has never been produced before.

3 Weeknight Dinners You Can Have Ready In Under An Hour

O, The Oprah Magazine | Ashley Sepanski | Posted 09.06.2016 | OWN


Derailment And How To Manage It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.

Actually, You Should Take Yourself Seriously

Sarah Cooper | Posted 08.11.2016 | Women
Sarah Cooper

When is the last time you had an opinion but didn’t share it with anyone because you didn’t think anyone would care? When is the last time you got...

The Three Keys To Becoming A Masterful Brainstorm Facilitator

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

Ladies and gentlemen, if you are committed to eliciting brilliance in others and want to master the art of facilitating highly effective brainstorm sessions, you will need to practice. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but that's the deal.

The Bliss Of Color Confidence (And How You Can Throw Out Color Forecasting)

Esther Dunbar-Cullum | Posted 06.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Esther Dunbar-Cullum

Color affects everything -- mood and expression, as well as the ability to heal, learn, and understand what we see. What colors we respond to are simu...

Masterminding 101

Lisa Larter | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
Lisa Larter

Masterminding is a concept where people come together and they create ideas. Sometimes you get stuck, and your creative brain gets in a rut that is really hard to get out of.

Personal beliefs versus scientific innovation: getting past a flat Earth mentality

The Conversation US | Posted 06.14.2016 | Science
The Conversation US

By Igor Juricevic, Indiana University South Bend The history of science is also a history of people resisting new discoveries that conflict with conv...

Why Do Magazines and Book Publishers Rip Off Ideas? (Because They Can.)

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.31.2016 | Media
Peter Mandel

There's nothing new under the sun. This old saw is one of the first things you learn on the job if you're a writer, artist, or other drudge who tries...

The Millennial Who's Disrupting Disruption

Virginia Heffernan | Posted 05.31.2016 | Media
Virginia Heffernan

Clean-cut, can-do Alexander Heffner (never Alex) is twenty-six years old. He went to Harvard. He has high hopes for technology. He has high hopes for journalism.

Some Brands Took to Twitter With Some Bad Ideas

Jeffrey Dwoskin | Posted 05.21.2017 | Comedy
Jeffrey Dwoskin

@HashtagManiacs decided to challenge the world to share their bad idea using only 5 words. Thus the hashtag #BadIdeaIn5Words was born!

Robert Herjavec of Shark Tank Answers, What Pitch Have You Been Waiting For?

Quora | Posted 05.18.2017 | Entertainment

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

The Art of Using Story to Communicate the Value of Big, Hairy Ideas

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 04.27.2017 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

Almost everyone in business these days -- at least the people responsible for selling big, hairy ideas -- knows that the difference between success and failure often depends on what kind of story is told -- and how well. Content may be King. But it is Story that built the kingdom.

6 Niche Marketing Ideas from Some of the Most Competitive Industries

Dan Steiner | Posted 04.15.2017 | Business
Dan Steiner

Competition for customer attention seems to get stronger each year as businesses in almost every industry strive to win the marketing game. It's no longer enough to post social media updates about your latest product or an upcoming special. Today's brands must be innovative to win customers.

What Acclaimed Writers Love About the Writing Life

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 03.28.2017 | Home
Mark Rubinstein

Over the years, I've had the incredibly good fortune of interviewing many of the most widely-read novelists on the planet. I often (but not always) as...

A Catalogue Of Useless Ideas Highlights The Power Of Imagination

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.04.2016 | Arts

A great gift -- one that's significant, thoughtful, filled with meaning, big -- can be, despite all good intentions, somewhat of a drag. The time, mon...

The Problem of the Possible

Kathleen Frydl | Posted 02.17.2017 | Politics
Kathleen Frydl

The reason the far right has been able to capture so much of the political apparatus relative to their small numbers is their mastery of two things: grassroots organizing and the importance of ideas.

The Power of the Limbic Brain

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 02.12.2017 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Feelings and emotions that motivate or paralyze us lie within the limbic system. Our awareness that our emotional life colors our performance can liberate us from some brain chains.

#IdeasDay Was Our Great Idea, Celebrate by Sharing Yours!

Chicago Ideas | Posted 02.11.2017 | Chicago
Chicago Ideas

Three years ago, Chicago Ideas had epiphany. With holidays for saints, parents, pizza and meteorologically-gifted groundhogs, somehow no one had dedic...

Don't Make the Same Mistake Once

Brian de Haaff | Posted 02.09.2017 | Business
Brian de Haaff

It's incredible to consider the number of companies that have adopted the fail-fast philosophy. But this is not just a bad idea; it's actually a dangerous one. Failing fast hurts individuals and the companies they work for.

See How to Successfully Champion Your Ideas

Kare Anderson | Posted 01.24.2017 | Business
Kare Anderson

Want to successfully champion ideas and spur apt collective action with others at work and home?

How to Keep Our Dignity While Ceding Human Preeminence

Robert Fuller | Posted 01.19.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Robert Fuller

If we think of brains as organic machines -- albeit far more complex machines than the digital computers we've built to date -- then it's clear that b...

The 10 New Books to Read in 2016

Adam Grant | Posted 01.19.2017 | Home
Adam Grant

Over the past few months, I've been reading a slew of nonfiction books that will debut in 2016. From technology and psychology to business and life, here are the new releases that I found especially thought-provoking.