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Sharing Economy Leaders Will Be the New "Demons," as Airbnb and Uber Leapfrog Over Traditional Hotels and Taxis

Bill Shireman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Bill Shireman

The sharing economy sector - where people with average holdings use their homes, cars, skills, and tools to make a living and pay their bills - passed a major milestone in 2014: it generated its first billionaires - the founders of room-sharing site Airbnb.

A Vancouver Nonprofit Launched A Really Cool Campaign To Engage City's Homeless

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact

When it comes to combating homelessness, compassion remains a rarity in several cities (we're looking at you, Houston Mayor Annise Parker and Tesco s...

The New Bank Innovation Platform

Spiros Margaris | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Spiros Margaris

One of the greatest benefits of an open innovation platform for a financial institution is that they can honestly say that they listen to what clients and potential clients want and, perhaps, more importantly what they need.

Missing Steve Jobs. The Vision Time Machine

Spiros Margaris | Posted 03.24.2014 | Business
Spiros Margaris

Also Apple's CEO Tim Cook should develop his own personal founder's vision as a guiding principle. Especially, if he wants to project a company vision that communicates to employees, shareholders and clients a credible and promising future.

Not All Social Problems Can Be Solved by Business

Kathleen Kelly Janus | Posted 12.30.2013 | Impact
Kathleen Kelly Janus

The incorporation of business practices into solutions crafted by social entrepreneurs holds enormous promise. But if we force social entrepreneurships to actually become self-sustaining businesses, we will end up undermining their ability.

Building a Creativity Climate

Meghan Keener | Posted 12.19.2012 | Business
Meghan Keener

Though fixing the limitations of our educational system is not the focus of this research, embracing the known factors that enhance creativity can, at the very least, help us to harness the dormant innovation within our workplaces, and continue to compete as a nation moving forward.