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How Cities Leaders Can Overcome Disruption

Sergio Fernandez de cordova | Posted 02.10.2017 | Technology
Sergio Fernandez de cordova

Disruption is 1.0...Collaboration is 2.0...Partnerships are 3.0 Urban transformation is complex and comes in different phases--with the advent of new ...

"I Never Imagined Using Dance To Reach Street Kids."

Andy Bryant | Posted 02.03.2017 | Impact
Andy Bryant

It is my great privilege to partner with the two organizations described in the guest post by Rebecca Davis, Executive Director of MindLeaps. It's lau...

How to Parter With Large Brands as an Entrepreneur

John Rampton | Posted 01.20.2017 | Business
John Rampton

As a small business owner, you might think that your business isn't "important" enough to work with large brands, but that couldn't be further from th...

Work-Life-Child Balance in 2017: 5 Myths

Dr. Rebekka Grun | Posted 01.20.2017 | Impact
Dr. Rebekka Grun

It is 9:25pm and The Husband and I can sit down for dinner. Finally. After I spent two and a half hours bathing and feeding three under 6 year olds. T...

Partnerships Pave the Way for our Collective Roadmap

Michael Møller | Posted 01.18.2017 | Impact
Michael Møller

Showing remarkable consensus in a period of uncertainty and of questioning the multilateral system, last year our global leaders adopted the most ambi...

2017- The Year of Collaboration!!!

Gerard Kersey | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business
Gerard Kersey

So many new businesses were started in 2016. So many of my social media friends made the leap into entrepreneurism. Whether it was starting their own ...

After the Election: A Time for New Voices and Partners

Jesse Rosen | Posted 11.28.2016 | Arts
Jesse Rosen

Like many of our colleagues in the national nonprofit and cultural communities, we at the League of American Orchestras have been discussing the great...

Unite Los Angeles: Big Announcements Come Together Now, Over Unity

Jesse Damiani | Posted 11.07.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

Walking around Unite LA, it hit me how monumental of a year 2016 has been for gaming -- and for Unity in particular, a company that saw a whopping 5 b...

How Do You Help Girls Make Healthy Reproductive Decisions? Engage The Parents.

Andy Bryant | Posted 10.25.2016 | Impact
Andy Bryant

I hope you'll dive into this article by Kelsi Hines and Kevalin Aulandez and the work of Organic Health Response described therein. As the father of a...

The Power Of Partnerships: How Community Organizations Collaborate To Create Change

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 10.19.2016 | Impact
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Non-profit organizations across the country work every day to improve their communities in inspiring and innovative ways, but large scale progress doe...

How mass media can tap into human biology to advance the Sustainable Development Goals

Aric Noboa | Posted 10.10.2016 | World
Aric Noboa

Discovery Learning Alliance/Patrick Toselli Philo Farnsworth believed television would help bring about world peace. It hasn't quite worked out that ...

Reaching Your Potential Through Partnerships: Lessons Learned from SOCAP 2016

Mark Horoszowski | Posted 09.26.2016 | Impact
Mark Horoszowski

The meeting of the minds at #SOCAP16 was pretty incredible. Plenaries included leaders from at Acumen, IDEO, Stanford, PayPal, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs and many, many, MANY more.

It's Time to Get "Ambitious" About Partnerships

Ann Mei Chang | Posted 09.22.2016 | Impact
Ann Mei Chang

It's been a year since we adopted the Sustainable Development Goals--a new roadmap for international development. Since then, I've noticed something s...

Why the Sustainable Development Agenda Matters to the USA

Jenny Darroch | Posted 09.13.2016 | Business
Jenny Darroch

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.

What is Sustainable Development and Why Does it Matter?

Jenny Darroch | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
Jenny Darroch

In September 2015, the United Nations achieved international agreement for its 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development. The agenda identifies 17 Goals ...

Marketing Maven Serves With A Purpose

Louis Bolling | Posted 09.06.2016 | Impact
Louis Bolling

Lauren Gillian very well may embody all that author Malcolm Gladwell talks about in his highly regarded book, The Tipping Point. Gladwell describes th...

Listening to the Voices of Young People

Martin J. Blank | Posted 08.10.2016 | Education
Martin J. Blank

"I just hope people see I'm not the only child that's like this," Khalil Bridges said. "There are more children that could use the help I received and...

Choosing A Partner, Veep Or Otherwise

Kristina DiPalo | Posted 07.12.2016 | Women
Kristina DiPalo

Candidate searches desperately for their "missing half" by listing out the must-haves and deal-breakers, they spend time meeting up with potential suitors and, in the end, wait for that lighting bolt to strike. Cue the swelling violins and fade to dreams of happy governing ever after.

Why Partnership is Essential When Solving Global Challenges

Natural Capital Coalition | Posted 07.11.2016 | Green
Natural Capital Coalition

This article has been submitted as part of the Natural Capital Coalition's series of blogs on natural capital by Camilla Toulmin, British economist, f...

Joint Ventures: Risks And Rewards

David B. Nast | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

A joint venture is a partnership of two or more organizations. So when does it make sense to consider a joint venture and what are the risks versus the rewards?

200 Years Of Relationships: BAM & Roundabout Theatre Company

Damian Bazadona | Posted 07.03.2016 | Business
Damian Bazadona

For over 200 combined years, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) and Roundabout Theatre Company (RTC) have served the greater New York community through b...

Changing the Negotiating Game - 6 Tips for Smart Success

Dan Bullock | Posted 06.29.2016 | Business
Dan Bullock

"One Vision," Artwork by Rod Sánchez In our increasingly interconnected world, the negotiating game is changing. Expert negotiators are no longer s...

The Co-Founder: Does he smell like cheese?

Dean Sioukas | Posted 06.07.2016 | Business
Dean Sioukas

Look, there are a lot of important things in life: the school you choose, the wife you choose, where, and with whom, you invest your money. But for a...

UNICEF Kid Power Innovation and Partnership Helps Kids Get Active and Save Lives

Caryl M. Stern | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Caryl M. Stern

Co-authored by Caryl M. Stern, President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF & Laysha Ward, Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Social Respon...

How Cities and Universities Can Defy Old Stereotypes of Town-Gown Conflict

Gregory L.Fenves | Posted 05.27.2016 | College
Gregory L.Fenves

Next month, 50 medical students in Austin will show the country what can happen when a university and the city around it collaborate to bring fresh ideas to ongoing challenges.