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5 Ways To Learn More Than Your Competitors

Sophie Andrews | Posted 10.21.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

Staying ahead of your competitors often comes down to your ability to innovate and adapt. To set yourself apart from your competition, you need to be ...

Five Game-Changing Companies Dominating Their Industry

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 08.30.2016 | Business
Deborah Stachelski

In today's fast-paced lifestyle and sky-high expectations, companies are more challenged than ever to come up with the best, most innovative solutions to our problems. We become more demanding every day (can we say donut delivery?), and more dependent on technology to do, well, anything.

Is Anxiety Ruining Your Creative Flair?

Sophie Andrews | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Sophie Andrews

As you go through any given day, think of all of the technological wonders, gadgets, and even simple creature comforts, like gourmet chocolate and a perfectly brewed cup of coffee, that simply would not exist if it wasn't for someone else's creativity and innovation. Without creativity and innovation, we would all still be huddled together in the back of a Stone Age cave desperate for a way to feed ourselves and stay warm.

Summer Camp in the Kitchen

Tzvi Miller | Posted 06.07.2016 | Taste
Tzvi Miller

Raise your hand if you ever went to and/or worked at sleep away summer camp. A hundred million hands go up. Raise your hand if you ever worked in a summer camp kitchen. Ninety percent of hands go down.

WTF Is Organizational Culture?

Garrett Mintz | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Garrett Mintz

Organizational cultures are not universally good or universally bad for every person. Just because two organizations have the exact same activities (i.e. casual Fridays and philanthropic events) doesn't mean that those activities are received the same way at each company by the employees.

One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Treasure

Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso | Posted 12.05.2016 | Green
Alyssa Ramos-Reynoso

Here at Schools for Sustainability Inc., we dream of a waste free world. In this world, all food scraps are transformed into nutrient rich compost yielding healthy crops, all aluminum cans are converted into new cans, building facades or bicycles, all plastic bottles are transformed into furniture, clothing, or home décor.

Young and Entrepreneurial: Googler and Every Vowel Writer Jon Youshaei

David Ongchoco | Posted 04.20.2015 | College
David Ongchoco

The first person I'll be featuring in this series is Penn Alumnus Jon Youshaei who is a Google Associate Product Marketing Manager, writer and intrapreneur. Jon Youshaei is a first-generation American whose claim to fame has been having every vowel in his last name.

Taking It to the Streets -- Walking Meetings Are All the Rage

Rana Florida | Posted 10.25.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

It's a sitting crisis. The offices we've imprisoned ourselves in are increasing our health care costs and taking a toll on our productivity and mental health.

7 Reasons Why I Am a #Marketing Junkie

Scott MacFarland | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

I know, this may sound like a blog article that comes straight from a marketing workshop...

Solving the Problem Means Actually Solving the Problem

Josh Tetrick | Posted 04.07.2014 | Impact
Josh Tetrick

The world requires profound and urgent changes in energy and education and food and healthcare. And whether chicken eggs or cars or cookies, it requires all of us to toss stale, incremental thinking back on the shelf.

Innovation All Comes Down to How Much You Want It?

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 02.05.2014 | Impact
Axelle Tessandier

There are some words for which everyone has their own definition. What is creativity? success? None of us will answer the same way. Innovation belongs to this category of expressions.

The New Classroom: A Vessel for Innovation

Emily E. Smith | Posted 01.26.2014 | Education
Emily E. Smith

There are no textbooks, there is not one single desk, there are no stock motivational posters with children in neon eighties garb, no signs telling students to turn off their voices.

Innovation Is The Key To Change In These Major Cities

Posted 02.26.2014 | Business

For the first time in human history, 50 percent of the world's population lives in cities. The United Nations estimates that by 2050, two in three hum...

Turning Traditional Learning on Its Head Through Play

Dr. Randa Grob-Zakhary | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Dr. Randa Grob-Zakhary

The Atteridgeville I know deserves the world's attention once again. In particular it deserves the attention of educators, policymakers and, of course, parents for the advances it is making in the area of quality learning.

What Horse-Drawn Carriages Have in Common With Your Breakfast

Josh Tetrick | Posted 08.31.2013 | Impact
Josh Tetrick

What's the story of our food? How does it read on our kids' paper plates on July 4th? And on the grocery aisles of Piggly Wiggly in Birmingham? Or on...

How Compassionate Leadership Results in a More Innovative Culture

Matt Tenney | Posted 08.18.2013 | Business
Matt Tenney

Ironically, in the recipe for creating and sustaining a highly innovative culture, compassion might just be the most important ingredient. It's well ...

Mapping Palestinian Contemporary Art

Ruthie Abel | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
Ruthie Abel

I had travelled to the West Bank to photograph two stories, both put on hold as persistent rocket fire and airstrikes erupted between Gaza and Israel. With time on my hands, I set out to explore new developments in Palestinian contemporary art.

Go Ahead, Make a Mistake

Robyn Greenspan | Posted 12.23.2012 | Small Business
Robyn Greenspan

Fear of making a mistake is sometimes the barrier to taking any action, but that also prevents any learning from happening too. And every lesson serves as a building block toward the next success.

SourceFed's Joe Bereta on Engaging YouTube Journalism and Unbiased Reporting (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.25.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Joe dishes his best advice on how to tackle unbiased reporting, fully engage with viewers over controversial issues and find the most entertaining and emotional ways to present stories -- all on YouTube.

Keep on Truckin’: Our Favorite Innovative Food Trucks Across America (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Taste

Mobile munchies. Street eats. Whatever buzzphrase attributed to them, food trucks have quickly made their way beyond the nation’s biggest metro area...

Jubilee Cafe

Bus 52 | Posted 10.23.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

The Jubilee Café succeeds in caring for a part of the community that is so often overlooked but it does so in a way that ensures more respect for the people who are in need of help.

Venture Capitalists Aren't Investing In Black Entrepreneurs

Mike Green | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
Mike Green

Investing in high-growth companies creates jobs while generating more wealth for investors. The formula has worked for the private venture capital investment community. Unfortunately, no such active community exists in black America.

One Man's Junk, Another Man's... Car?

Posted 06.03.2011 | Impact

This is Orismar de Souza, a homeless man in Brazil, who decided to build the car he couldn't buy using junk, spare parts and a hammer and chisel. Four...

SOTU: Obama's Innovation Economy

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Green

The nation is nervous, yet outwardly calm. President Obama has set the stage for a vision of America's new Innovation Economy and forward-looking anti...

In the Fight Against the Spread of HIV/AIDS, There Is No Silver Bullet

Bernard Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard Pollack

In the fight against HIV/AIDS, there is no silver bullet. As we travel throughout sub-Saharan Africa we are seeing dozens of innovative ways that organizations, governments, and individuals are working to fight the disease.