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Drug Court v. LEAD: What Is the Difference?

Tessie Castillo | Posted 07.14.2016 | Crime
Tessie Castillo

Embed from Getty Images The time is ripe for conversations about criminal justice reform, especially when it comes to drug use. It can no longer be ...

Congressional Office Building Has Lead-Tainted Water

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.29.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Groundskeepers have shut off all drinking water sources inside an office building at the U.S. Capitol after routine testing revealed hig...

The 7 Ingredients of Successful Scaling

David Finkel | Posted 06.16.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Paul Robinson had what most "consultants" dream of - a thriving solo-I.T. practice earning a healthy six-figure profit. So why wasn't he satisfied? ...

The 5 Biggest Pitfalls When Selling Your Company

David Finkel | Posted 06.15.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Stephanie turned to me and said what a roller coaster it had been trying to sell her company. She had two buyers bail at the 11th hour and felt like ...

My Weekend In Kabul

Stephenie Foster | Posted 06.03.2016 | World
Stephenie Foster

Most of my weekends are spent doing errands, exercising, watching movies, visiting with friends and catching up on sleep.

In light of all the lead: Let's take care of the basics.

Joe S. Whitworth | Posted 06.06.2016 | Science
Joe S. Whitworth

In a time-honored, headline-killing move, late Friday afternoon before a long weekend, Portland, Oregon's Public School Superintendent slipped in an a...

6 Leadership Lessons Every Business Owner Must Know (or You'll Undercut Your Team and Lose Your Talent)

David Finkel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Most of us who've started our own businesses never had much in the way of formal management training. As a result, we've groped around in the dark, f...

Scientists: Flint Water Safe For Bathing, Contrary To Mark Ruffalo

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 06.02.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Unfiltered tap water in Flint, Michigan, is still unsafe for drinking, but a team of researchers said this week they can find no scienti...

Superintendent Says Sorry For Letting Kids Drink Lead-Tainted Water

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 05.28.2016 | Green

The superintendent of Oregon’s Portland Schools has apologized for letting staff and students keep drinking water at two schools after tests indicat...

16 Secrets to Be a Great Boss

David Finkel | Posted 06.02.2016 | Business
David Finkel

"David, our key employee Sarah just came to us with another offer she got from one of our key competitors, what should we do?" If you've ever been in...

5 Sales Secrets for Companies Who Are Scared of Sales

David Finkel | Posted 05.18.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Bruce runs a successful plastic surgery practice in Florida. He's a superb surgeon, but he isn't someone who likes the sound of "sales". Christine...

15 Secrets You Must Know When Selling Your Company

David Finkel | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Imagine you come back from your annual trade show, and John Smith, who you met at the trade show, calls you up to arrange to meet with you the next ti...

Why non-renewables are still in abundance while renewables are not

The Conversation Africa | Posted 05.05.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Philip Lloyd, Cape Peninsula University of Technology The problem the world faces is that many of the resources that are truly threatened are the ren...

The Double Vision of Blind Faith

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Faith is blind when we believe in something unseen without any or sufficient evidence. Underlying many of our actions is our belief that it will lead ...

Growing Your Business Without Sacrificing Your Health, Family, or Life to Do It

David Finkel | Posted 04.27.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Eric was a surgeon with a thriving medical practice. His patients loved his calm and quietly confident manner in all their interactions. He was tech...

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

Michigan's Top Attorney Charges 3 Officials With Crimes Over Flint Water Crisis

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Michigan's attorney general is charging three state and city officials with crimes for their involvement in the Flint water contaminatio...

Michigan Residents Are Pretty Unhappy With Rick Snyder

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 04.18.2016 | Politics

One-fifth of Michigan residents polled blame Gov. Rick Snyder (R) for the avoidable lead poisoning emergency in the city of Flint, according to a poll...

Robot Swarms Could Help Solve Our Lead Pollution Problem

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 04.15.2016 | Science

Vast swarms of miniature robots are coming -- and they might be the answer to scrubbing our waters clean of lead. "Microbots" smaller than the width o...

The S.C.A.L.E. Formula to Grow Your Company and Get Your Life Back

David Finkel | Posted 04.13.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Have you ever been asked the "tough question"? The one that pushes you to rethink your comfortable conclusions? That happened to me a short while ag...

Why It Is Possible to Scale Your Business

David Finkel | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
David Finkel

"David, what's the craziest excuse you consistently hear from business owners about why they aren't growing?" It's simple. It's the business owner w...

This Substance Found In Many Houses May Predict Violent Crime

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living

The rise and fall of crime levels are commonly pegged to economic and social factors, but a new study strengthens the link with an often overlooked va...

The 5 Integrity Habits

David Finkel | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
David Finkel

As an entrepreneur you're very much under a microscope. Your team watches you closely; your customers pay attention to small slices of their experiences with you and make up what type of person and company you are in their own heads. And so do your vendors and investors.

Back to the Future: Clean Air, Clean Water for Kids

Claire L. Barnett | Posted 04.01.2016 | Politics
Claire L. Barnett

Why are we struggling today to provide clean air and clean water for school children? These, and similar problems, are in our minds as we mark the 14th annual National Healthy Schools Day on Tuesday, April 5.

Find Lead-Paint Violations In New York City Neighborhoods

Huffington Post | Shane Shifflett | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business

Officials issued more than 10,000 violations since November 2013 for dangerous lead paint conditions in multi-unit residential buildings across the ci...