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@Dinosaur_13 Peter Larson and Todd Douglas Miller on #AOLBUILD with @moviefone

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.12.2014 | Science
AOL BUILD

Gino DePinto, AOL BUILD Watch the latest #AOLBUILD featuring the cast and crew behind the new documentary "Dinosaur 13." Filmmaker Todd Douglas ...

Pointed Reflections From a Long-Time Leader in Philanthropy

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

In her last public act before retirement, Valerie S. Lies, the long-time president and CEO of the Donors Forum in Chicago, took the opportunity to speak truth to power and to leave the field that she so loves with several calls for action.

What's Love Got to Do With It?

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 06.19.2014 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

I was struck by a question from Curtis Ogden of Interaction Institute for Social Change which boiled down to "What's love got to do with it?" As it turns out, when making a connection between values and practices, love can play a central role.

10 Principles for Designing a Mindful and Compassionate Organization

Whitney Hess | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Whitney Hess

Organizational culture can and should be designed to avoid tragedy, mitigate risk and effectively serve both customers and employees. Leadership is not a monologue, it's a conversation.

Make a Difference With a Purpose Driven Business

Lolly Daskal | Posted 05.20.2014 | Business
Lolly Daskal

We are all affected by the way we work, where we work, how we work and who we work for. More and more, we want to earn a living by doing something that involves our heart as well as our mind.

The Paradox Most Organizations Are Faced With

Jacob Morgan | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
Jacob Morgan

The analogy I like to use is trying to lose weight by eating more calories a day; an impossible task.

Why Most Mentoring Programs Are a Waste of Time -- And How to Build the Next Generation of Beta Sponsorship

Dana Ardi | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business
Dana Ardi

Merely identifying and hiring people with the best skills isn't what will set the next generation of great companies apart from the competition. Rather the future will belong to the Betas, to those organizations that rely on collaboration and teamwork.

The Red Queen

Ricardo B. Salinas | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business
Ricardo B. Salinas

Companies can never remain static and they should always follow the advice of Lewis Carroll's Red Queen to never stop running.

How a Recession and a Myth Revealed What We Already Knew

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 11.24.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

Facing increased demand for services, nonprofits with limited resources did the best they could to stretch those dollars further, and many funders stepped in with emergency stopgap resources to help.

Latino Technology Conference to Precede SXSW

Kety Esquivel | Posted 11.13.2013 | Latino Voices
Kety Esquivel

My involvement with SXSW began in 2008, through the submission of a panel to SXSW interactive, "Can Social Media End Racism?" with Latoya Peterson, Jay Smooth and Phil Yu. The conference was phenomenal.

The 'I' Within 'We' Creates a Powerful Identity

Judith E. Glaser | Posted 10.09.2013 | Business
Judith E. Glaser

At the core of every endeavor, relationship and communication is a personal, mystifying and sometimes paralyzing question, Who am I?

Recruitment, Pre-employment Selection And Compassion

Project Compassion Stanford | Posted 10.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Project Compassion Stanford

There are plenty of daily workplace interpersonal interactions that contribute to stress, the largest area of workers compensation claims, but an area that is not considered frequently in regards to stress is the interaction between recruitment and candidates.

What Happens When You Hate Your Job?

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 08.28.2013 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

The cumulative effect of daily stress is known to be a health hazard. But even more germane is our personal investment in a job that can pay the bills but sap the life out of us.

Don't Be a 'Zombie' Organization!

Steven Spear | Posted 07.21.2013 | Business
Steven Spear

Leaders have a choice. Either they can complacently model and allow zombie like incuriosity and non inventiveness or they can model and encourage McGyver like ingenuity. With that choice about learning dynamic, they are choosing between failure and success.

"Fearless Philanthropy: Reaching Out, Taking Risks and Achieving More": A Conversation with Jean Case

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 06.16.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

I had a chance to talk with Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation, about their commitment to make big bets, innovate, learn from failure, collaborate and do it all with a sense of urgency.

Corporate Strategy: How HR Can Become a Player

Ed Lawler | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business
Ed Lawler

Helping to set and implement the strategic direction of the organization requires developing and assessing the organization's human capital and creating the organizational capabilities required to support the strategic direction.

Preventing the Loss of Key Talent

Ed Lawler | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business
Ed Lawler

Jobs don't have a worth; individuals do, and at a time of economic expansion it is particularly important that individuals be paid what they are worth in the market. How about long-term employment relationships and job security?

What Inequality Does To Your Brain

David Rock | Posted 01.10.2012 | Healthy Living
David Rock

The "Occupy" movement, as confused as it might seem, is clear about one thing. It wants to ask the modern world some uncomfortable questions.

Trust Us: We Are the Organization!

John Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Brown

An organization, at its worst, uses/abuses the "small people" primarily for the benefit and profit/control/survival of the organization.

Congratulations: You're Unemployable!

Liz Ryan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Liz Ryan

What if the human entity were the most significant molecule in the mix, rather than the work, the tasks, and the deliverables? What if we never gave people a reason to Solitaire? What then?

How To Create New Possibilities In Your Life

Morty Lefkoe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Morty Lefkoe

it is unquestionably true that we literally create new possibilities in our lives -- a brand new reality -- by eliminating limiting beliefs.

Networkaholism: It Could Happen To You

Karen Salmansohn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Salmansohn

There's a huge trend these days for networking up a storm at various organizational events and social networking sites. But sadly with this cultural e...