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Improving the Way We Access Humanitarian and Crises News

Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD | Posted 03.17.2015 | Media
Angélica Pérez-Litwin, PhD

It can be very deceptive. In the digital age, we feel inundated with news and information, and so it feels like we have more access to global news than ever before. As Caroline explains, that's actually not the case.

4 Lessons to Effectively Engage Youth

Daniel Horgan | Posted 03.10.2015 | Impact
Daniel Horgan

I remember my first summer volunteering at the age of 12 for my local YMCA summer camp. Being the youngest of three and seeing my older siblings head off to work each day as camp counselors, I was determined to get in on the action and not be left at home alone.

Business. Success. Partnership.

Julie Cohen, PCC | Posted 03.04.2015 | Business
Julie Cohen, PCC

I am now clear on my goals for this year, what I want my business to look like at the end of the year, and in a few years, and about how I want to take better care of myself and spend my time when I'm not working.

What Marriage Really Means

Dennis S. Lerner | Posted 02.26.2015 | Weddings
Dennis S. Lerner

If we accept from the beginning that marriage is a long-term process and journey available to committed partners, our expectations, our standards of achievement, and our prospects for success will all be changed in the direction of more successful, durable and satisfying partnerships.

What (Some) Women Want

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 02.24.2015 | Women
Rym Tina Ghazal

It probably applies to both genders. I should start by saying this is not a scientific sampling; it's just women I met from different religions and backgrounds. This is what I found from my own interviews:

5 Ways to Have a Successful B2B Partnership

Saudia Davis | Posted 02.20.2015 | Small Business
Saudia Davis

Before you embark on a partnership with another brand or organization, keep these 5 things in mind.

7 Ways To Fall Back In Love With Your Long-Time Partner

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 02.17.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

I have watched many decide to divorce. To admit they have failed in maintaining love for someone they vowed to love. Forever. It feels awful. I know. I have done it myself.

10 Essential Entrepreneurial Lessons From the Notorious B.I.G.'s 10 Crack Commandments

Ciara Pressler | Posted 02.09.2015 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

Of the many great insights gleaned from rap lyrics, few are as applicable to startup success as The Notorious B.I.G.'s 10 Crack Commandments.

What Obama Left Behind in India

Maura O'Neill | Posted 02.03.2015 | World
Maura O'Neill

The focus of the media attention during the president's visit was the historic invitation to be the honored guest at India's Republic Day -- a first for the U.S. However, what got little notice was something the president left behind, something that will likely contribute to the biggest transformation for the poor in India.

When Your Partner Becomes a Stranger

Judith Johnson | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

Sometimes, seemingly out of left field, your partner becomes someone you don't recognize. An invisible line gets crossed and you find yourself bein...

Want To Be A Lot More Successful? Marry The Right Person

| Jeff Haden | Posted 02.26.2015 | Small Business

Your customers are hugely important. And your key employees. As well as the industry you've chosen, politics, macroeconomics, and education. And lu...

5 Essential Tips For Lasting Business Partnerships

Matthew McManus | Posted 03.24.2015 | Small Business
Matthew McManus

It has been cited that the failure rate of business partnerships is as high as 80 percent -- remarkably higher than the average divorce rate. If thing...

5 Seeds of Love Advice for the Divorced, Single Mom

Rebecca Lammersen | Posted 03.10.2015 | Divorce
Rebecca Lammersen

Fantasy only goes so far and usually does best in the bedroom (or in poetry). This is our sacred, precious life, it deserves our conscious attendance, fierce protection and pragmatic awareness.

Two Ways to Know if You're Going to Meet the Man You're Going to Marry in 2015

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

The 7th House of your birth chart holds the answer to that question. This is the House of intimate partnerships such as marriage, where there's a deep commitment of love between two people.

Business Partnership Best Practices: Creating and Cultivating Valuable Alliances

Ciara Pressler | Posted 02.10.2015 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

The best partnerships are organic, beginning when you meet someone who approaches business the same way you do, forming an instant connection. It's not always clear how those partnerships will pan out, but building the relationship is always beneficial.

Simple Truths: We Will Only Win This - and Other Conflicts - with Allies on the Ground

Marjan Ehsassi | Posted 01.22.2015 | Politics
Marjan Ehsassi

President Obama has signaled a "new phase" in the fight against the Islamic State as we send 1,500 additional Americans into Iraq to train and advise the Iraqi army to "start going on some offense." Doing so will be no small task.

Co-ops for Creative Diversity

Mark Renshaw | Posted 01.19.2015 | Business
Mark Renshaw

Competitors, who may not appear as such today, could be partners of tomorrow. The industry needs to step up to the challenge of new ways of working and realize its unique strengths and capabilities, while recognizing those of possible partners.

7 Simple Secrets to an Amazing Relationship

Dr. Carmen Harra | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Carmen Harra

Of all the relationships we experience, love relationships are perhaps the most complex. They are strenuous in that they take a real toll on our emoti...

Putting the Breaks on a Back-Peddling Man

Susan Winter | Posted 12.21.2014 | Women
Susan Winter

The need to control an undesirable situation by pushing or pulling a partner into compliance is the root of all torment. All we can do is improve ourselves. We can't coerce others or make them want us. But we can show up in a way that allows us to shine, no matter what the outcome.

Meet Mitch: Climbing Through the Ranks of a Growing Startup

Brian Kil | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Brian Kil

Hearing stories of people breaking into startups is something that's dear to my heart but also seeing the trajectory of others' careers evolve within the startup community is another beast in itself.

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

Tom Sheridan | Posted 11.30.2014 | Business
Tom Sheridan

"What are the major social risks in my business?" and "Who are the partners I need to help mitigate that risk substantively and publicly?" and "What's the public policy goal we can partner around?"

How to Market Your Business Without Hating Every Minute

Britt Bolnick | Posted 09.12.2014 | Business
Britt Bolnick

Here's the funny thing about being in business for yourself -- if you're not comfortable with visibility it can be really hard to put yourself and your business out there in a way that attracts new clients.

Taking Partnerships to the Next Level

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 10.20.2014 | Impact
Joseph Amodeo

When the mission of a nonprofit is well-aligned with the social impact goals of a for-profit partner, together they can help to develop innovative and sustainable solutions to the most pressing social and economic problems.

Why a Good Business Partner Can Be Bad

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 10.19.2014 | Business
Alicia T. Glenn

Too often we hear reasons as to why business partners can be bad. If you have an argument, then who gets the business? What if one partner doesn't pull their weight? However, I'm coming from a different perspective.

Wiggle Room: Making a Case for NGO Partnerships

Barry Segal | Posted 10.17.2014 | Impact
Barry Segal

My experience tells me that when responsible NGOs work together, often across sectors, we gain efficiencies of scale in the delivery of highly-specialized services. In the end, larger swaths of the population are touched by not just one, but an array of these life-improving inputs and we begin to see our combined efforts improve lives in meaningful and lasting ways.