Part of the problem in D.C., and nationwide, is the stigma that comes from not pursuing a traditional, college-oriented high school diploma. Our obsession with four-year colleges is certainly one of the reasons why disconnected youth see dropping out as their only other option.
Just as the guru tutors the novitiate so does the goldsmith his apprentice. The same is true for officers and engineers and in all fields where the mastery of craft is a matter of certification.
Are you a creative person? Most people like to think they are. But the fact is that we can all benefit from a boost to our creative juices. Those who...
The New York City Mayor's Office and the overwhelming majority of its agencies currently have a stiff hierarchical managerial culture that hampers innovation and poses critical challenges to our next mayor.
Ideas can come from anywhere. There are no hard fast rules for generating startup ideas. Some of them may turn into profitable businesses, and some ma...
Did you ever notice that, during a meeting or brainstorming session, one comment from a powerful voice can stop the innovation process?
By Vivek Wadhwa Vice President of Academics and Innovation, Singularity University. Cubicles with low walls, open collaboration areas, desks and com...
He is the sober, cold light of day that reminds us that no matter how 'inspired' last night's conversation in the pub, we've now actually got to something about it.
One of the fittest men on the planet and New York Times bestselling author, Dean Karnazes reveals the secrets behind going the distance on the pavement or the project plan.
Looking around his West Philly community a 19-year-old do-gooder held his first community event, aiming to both recreate the look and feel of memorable childhood block parties, and bring warmth to an otherwise 'cold block.'