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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...

How 'Tomorrow' Is Costing Your Business (and 5 ways to get started now)

David Finkel | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
David Finkel

You've seen it happen so often it's become a tired cliché - the business owner who sees a better path forward only to procrastinate implementing the needed solution with the ready excuse, "Now is just not the right time."

A Simple Formula to Know Which Business You Should Start

David Finkel | Posted 03.16.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Linda's choice for her business wasn't an accident. She applied a simple yet powerful formula that proved to exponentially increase the chances of her new business succeeding. Looking closely at this formula, see if you can spot how Linda applied it.

How This One Decision Can Allow You to Scale

David Finkel | Posted 03.04.2016 | Business
David Finkel

Diana owned a successful contracting business along with her husband Mark. They had grown their company at a steady 4-5 percent clip over the prior d...

Tests (or Lack Thereof) Show New Players Needed to Fix Flint

Henry Henderson | Posted 03.01.2016 | Detroit
Henry Henderson

The mess in Michigan has yet to be cleaned. Despite all the national attention and big talk from politicians who should share blame for the poisoning of Flint, very little has been done to improve the core problems with the city's water crisis.

We Helped Uncover the Health Crisis in Flint. Here's What We Learned

The Conversation US | Posted 02.29.2016 | Science
The Conversation US

Our "open science" research collaboration with Flint residents revealed high levels of lead, Legionella and damage to potable water infrastructure due to a failure to implement corrosion control treatment. Our work, by any measure, succeeded. But at the same time, this experience has forced us to confront broader questions.

The Secret Ingredient to Making the Right Strategic Decision

David Finkel | Posted 02.26.2016 | Business
David Finkel

A short while ago, a business owner named John came to my business coaching company with a difficult dilemma. His new teleconference company had just ...

3 Tips for Flint Parents: Help Your Child Fight Lead Poisoning

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.15.2017 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Every Adult in Flint should become knowledgeable about water contamination. Becoming an expert on these issues will help all parents protect their children in the future.

10 Things They Won't Tell You About The Flint Water Tragedy. But I Will

Michael Moore | Posted 02.01.2017 | Politics
Michael Moore

Suspend democracy. Cut taxes for the rich. Make the poor drink toxic river water. And everybody's happy. Except those who were poisoned in the process. All 102,000 of them. In the richest country in the world.

How Lead In Recycled Electronics Can Poison Workers' Families

The Huffington Post | Scilla Alecci | Posted 02.01.2016 | Technology

In 2009, when Anthony Harrell accepted a job at an electronics scrap recycling facility in Cincinnati, he was happy to have found work that he liked a...

We Are All Responsible For Flint

Clark Power | Posted 01.28.2017 | Impact
Clark Power

The tragedy in Flint is a symptom of America's growing inequality, which segregates and marginalizes entire communities.

Lots Of Cities Have The Same Lead Pipes That Poisoned Flint

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.03.2016 | Politics

Just how many lead pipes are there in Flint, Michigan, where the water has been undrinkable because of high lead levels? Nobody knows. "A lot of work ...

Two Brothers Drive From Chicago To Flint To Deliver Clean Water

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 01.26.2016 | Black Voices

In the midst of the disastrous, lead-contaminated water crisis in Flint, Michigan, two brothers from Chicago are on a mission to make sure the city's ...

GOPer Investigating Flint Crisis Also Defending State Against Flint Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Dana Liebelson | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Last September, a Flint lawmaker asked Bill Schuette, Michigan's attorney general, to investigate whether government officials were to b...