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Innovation Earth: The World As It Could Be

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 10.20.2013 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

For three years, I wrote the green advice column for this page. As a lifelong environmentalist, penning my previous column, Eco Etiquette, was cathart...

Beware the Perils of Entrepreneurial Passion

Noam Wasserman | Posted 08.18.2012 | Small Business
Noam Wasserman

When making the weighty decision to forgo a steady paycheck in favor of developing an unproven idea and building a company from scratch, passion, confidence, and optimism can blind founders to the challenges posed by these three factors.

The Robin Hood Effect

Peter Samuelson | Posted 10.02.2011 | Impact
Peter Samuelson

I spend a lot of time persuading people that selflessness can be selfish. Arguing self-interest in philanthropy may seem like an oxymoron, but it is often the difference between success and failure in fundraising.

Lighting a Few Bright Candles

Peter Samuelson | Posted 10.01.2011 | Impact
Peter Samuelson

Continuous observation suggests that leaving vast sums of money to one's kids is to place a curse on their heads that will more likely challenge than nurture them. So what does one do with the rest?

Keeping An Open Mind In The Current Crisis

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Can you see a solution to a current issue? What do you do to keep an open mind and heart? How do you care for yourself in a crisis?

Who Or What Do You Trust?

Anne Naylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Naylor

Risking doing something different can build trust; the trust that you are capable of learning new skills -- old dogs can learn new tricks.