In my last post, I discussed the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and why they matter. In this post, I want to focus more on how the agenda applies to the USA.
In September 2015, the United Nations achieved international agreement for its 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development. The agenda identifies 17 Goals ...
Saturday, May 28th was World Hunger Day. News stories, blogs, social media, and organizations were abuzz about global hunger. Everyone agrees that in ...
This is a pivotal year for global health. After the United Nations (UN) wrapped its ambitious 15-year effort to realize its Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), those focused on global health are rightly encouraged by its headline wins.
In the broadest sense, conscientious people have a knack for avoiding behaviors that will damage their long-term happiness and success. Here are seven things they don't do:
Remember, working hard is a trait, not an identity. Believe me, in a world where people feel unloved or uncared for, it's easy to put faith in our plans. So take a walk, listen to a friend or nap. You're a five-star.
So what is a Millennial? And, what is all the fuss about? It seems as though every article written about the future of the workforce involves some discussion about Millennials. You can't discuss social media, TV viewing habits or the state of the workforce without an in-depth analysis of this group. Can one group really command this much attention? The answer is a resounding yes. So again, who are they?
You, the Lifepreneur. That doesn't necessarily sound like a great advancement for work/life balance!! No, this is a concept and an approach. It's a po...
Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals will require a considerable, sustained, financial and political commitment from every country in the world. The SDGs have set a remarkably inclusive and holistic agenda for the international community, unlike any we have seen before.
Motivation is critical with Millennials and Gavin has a compelling recipe to feed, as well as leverage, their passions. His social media agency handles companies of all types across many sectors.
The "next big academic move" for any member of the family often becomes an endeavor for the entire family these days.
On December 31st, the curtain will close on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) which have defined the development and global health agenda for th...
With goals as significant as the Sustainable Development Goals, it is of the utmost importance to have plans for determining progress and success -- or lack thereof -- toward the desired ends. Strong evaluation plans allow organizations and other players to gauge if what they are doing works, and if not, what they need to do to course-correct.
Every day, an estimated 1,500 children die from diarrhea largely caused by a lack of access to safe water, sanitation, and hygiene -- more than AIDS, malaria, and measles combined.
Setting your priorities and sticking to them is a great step towards reducing your stress, but it won't help much if you don't have time to finish all the other menial tasks that are involved in running an at-home business.
What Works in Girls' Education is a book defined by an unprecedented analysis of real world experiences and hard evidence. It addresses understudied issues like how to improve the school to work transition.