Once a year, Empact brings America's top young entrepreneurs together to share their ideas and form new relationships during the Empact Summit. I recently caught up with Sheena LIndahl and asked her to tell me more about the Empact 100 Showcase and the value of entrepreneurship.
Our collective narrative about leadership, both its traits and aesthetics, are profoundly gendered. As such, when we see a strong, smart woman leading, it is tempting and familiar to ascribe her success to gender alone.
As many members of the LGBT community celebrated National Coming Out Day this month, it is important for us to take a moment to remember that not everyone who comes out has the luxury of receiving a safe, let alone accepting, reaction.
When you've joined the ranks of the "rich and famous," remember that your commitment to being a good corporate citizen is what has set you far apart from those who remain unfulfilled through just accumulating.
Activist and Vampire Diaries Star Ian Somerhalder tweeted out an important message earlier this week to his 4.2 million followers. Perhaps, the most important thing he has ever asked anyone to do. What is it? You ask. For people to support his Birthday wish.
There is time to take the necessary steps to turn this shortage into a meaningful education reform that will improve the quality of and broaden the racial demographics of those individuals who enter the teaching profession.
There is no official count of the women who served in Vietnam, the all-volunteer female enlistees were forced to put an "m" next to their names signifying male. For this reason, there are only estimates of the Vietnam female servicewomen ranging between 10,000-100,000.
This downward spiral must stop, and only we can stop it. We cannot sit around and wait for "someone else" to fix the problem -- not government officials nor can advocacy groups. The difference we want is the difference we can make.
Through our work at Next Generation Schools, we have realized that programs of capacity building and motivation of teachers are instrumental in uplifting teacher morale and the quality of teachers in Uganda.
Recently, I raised an awkward question: "Are Nonprofits Designed to Fail?" As I wrote, for all the good work a nonprofit may do, it's often hard to tell if a it's really making a difference: fixing the underlying problem, rather than forever treating symptoms.
Dr. Keen Babbage is a middle age, extremely intelligent high school teacher who found out that he had he had stage four cancer. When looking possible death in the eye, Keen and Breaking Bad's Walt came to opposite conclusions.
Oh, if success could only come in a magic pill, right? The hard truth is that, in order to translate our dreams into reality, we're wise to develop a healthy respect for the challenges and adversaries we'll face along the way.