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WANTED: Writing Guide/Fairy Godmother/Yoda

Laura A Boggs | Posted 10.31.2016 | Books
Laura A Boggs

You may think I'm fancy, me with my Huff Post articles and all. But I promise you, Arianna has no idea who I am. I have not arrived. But I'd like to,...

The Best of the Best at VRLA Summer Expo

Jesse Damiani | Posted 09.13.2016 | Technology
Jesse Damiani

We've been dreaming about virtual reality for a long time. So long, in fact, that some are skeptical that it's really here to stay.

Platform And Politics: The Change We Made

James Zogby | Posted 08.06.2016 | Politics
James Zogby

I feel good about what we accomplished with this year's Democratic Party's platform. I say this not only as a proud member of the five person team Bernie Sanders picked to serve on the Platform Drafting Committee, but also as the first Arab American to have served in that capacity.

Friday Talking Points -- A Warning For Complacent Democrats

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Will Michelle Obama follow in Hillary's footsteps and eventually run for the Senate in Illinois? We certainly hope so.

GetResponse Online Marketing Platform

Zak Mustapha | Posted 08.08.2016 | Business
Zak Mustapha

Marketing has undergone much revolution and lately, investors enjoy the fruits of online marketing. Online marketing is not yet a fully exploited field. Thus it's important that businesses realize this early and take advantage of the less competition there is at the moment.

TPP In Democratic Party Platform Is A 'Whose Side Are You On?' Moment

Dave Johnson | Posted 07.08.2016 | Politics
Dave Johnson

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is likely to come up for a vote in the "lame-duck" session of Congress that follows the November presidential election. Will the Democratic Party vote to put the platform on record against this, or will corporate interests win out yet again?

Paul Ryan's Dream Crushed

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Ryan's dream now lies in tatters. It has become something of a nightmare, really. In fact, Ryan has had no more success in getting his caucus to agree on anything than John Boehner managed.

Driven By Mobile Purchasing And eCommerce, Digital Transformation Gets On The Fast Track

John Rethans | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
John Rethans

(source: Mary Meeker KPCB 2016) The line between digital and physical is blurring. Nowhere is this more evident than retail, as established brands li...

Hillary Says She's Got the Nomination, But Bernie's Platform Can Beat Trump

Roger Hickey | Posted 06.05.2016 | Politics
Roger Hickey

Secretary Clinton asserts she has already won.  But even if she is correct, a big vote for Bernie in the upcoming final primaries could help her and Democrats win the general election against Trump.

Why knowledge sharing doesn't happen at work... and what you can do about it

Emma Birchall | Posted 04.28.2016 | Business
Emma Birchall

If you work at a company of more than a few hundred employees, the chances are you spend at least some time each day on knowledge-sharing platforms......

'Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus' by Douglas Rushkoff

Phil Simon | Posted 04.04.2016 | Books
Phil Simon

Amazon has rarely been in the black over its twenty-year history, yet its investors have generally been ecstatic. Why? The company's sales continue to...

The Buzzfeedication of Business School

Markus Giesler | Posted 03.29.2016 | Business
Markus Giesler

Sometimes industries take a really long time to change. Consider all the terrible taxi rides we took until we had Uber. Or add the time you spent in o...

Young & Entrepreneurial: Harvard Student Drops Out To Pursue Social Network for Research

David Ongchoco | Posted 02.21.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

This article is part of the Young & Entrepreneurial series that features young startup founders and entrepreneurs. You can see past features here. To ...

Flying With a Wounded Wing: Why Twitter Still Has More Than a Chance

Gary Vaynerchuk | Posted 02.19.2016 | Technology
Gary Vaynerchuk

I believe that Twitter has enough scale and enough brand equity to succeed. It brings value to those who know how to use it well. If Jack Dorsey makes the right two to five decisions, the company could start the momentum as a product in the right direction.

Positioning Yourself as 'The Expert'

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 02.05.2016 | Business
20 Beautiful Women

We live in a society where everybody is doing something. Everyone is a coach, a strategist, a speaker and an expert. People everywhere are scratching their heads trying to figure out when and how so many people became successful and no one knew about it (we have the rise of social media to thank for this).

Chasing a Dream? 4 Reasons You Better Run in Work Boots

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 01.29.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

In 2014, I released an indie book, "Purple People Leader." While the message (leading without bias) is hugely important to me, I actually published i...

Chat for a cure: How Viber merges mobile messaging and community in support of ALS

Valeh Nazemoff | Posted 10.02.2016 | Business
Valeh Nazemoff

Did you take the ice bucket challenge to support ALS? If so, you found out that a bucket of cold water can hurt so good! At the height of ice bucket ...

Young & Entrepreneurial: How This Boston College Entrepreneur Dropped Out & Raised $3.3M For His Marketing Startup

David Ongchoco | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

You don't always have to be a tech guy or business guy in order to start a startup. There are so many moving pieces in a startup that your degree of study doesn't really matter. What matters is your conviction to your idea

A Lazy Writer's Guide to Building a Platform

William Kenower | Posted 12.08.2015 | Books
William Kenower

My agent was getting ready to submit the first non-fiction book I'd written, which meant we were busy cobbling together a book proposal. Fiction write...

Find Your Place to Stand

Karl Romain | Posted 10.26.2016 | Impact
Karl Romain

In order to make a powerful impact in life, you must have a firm foundation. You must have a sure sense of what you stand for and why. People who make a powerful impact are people who are grounded.

5 Ways Educators Can Take Back Their Professional Narrative

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.25.2016 | Education
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

Regardless of political ideology, educators must reclaim their profession. I know you don't seek attention. You just want to teach, but it's time for a PR offensive of your own. It's time for the experts to drive the narrative, and below are five ways to do that.

Startup Insider: How 'The HUB SG' Is Growing the Social Impact Startup Community in Singapore

David Ongchoco | Posted 08.25.2016 | Business
David Ongchoco

Coworking spaces have been popping out all over the world but one brand has been building its presence around the world, the Impact Hub.

9 Ways to Strengthen and Protect Your Online Credibility

Chester Goad, Ed.D. | Posted 08.20.2016 | Business
Chester Goad, Ed.D.

You may not realize it but if you are engaged in social media you are building a reputation. In fact you are quite possibly building one that will last a lifetime.

Young & Entrepreneurial: Let the Adventures Begin with the Adventure Bucket List Founding Team

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.28.2016 | Travel
David Ongchoco

Everything started when the trio all entered the same entrepreneurship pitch competition back in 2014, where Ryan ended up winning first place and Blake was awarded runner-up. After Blake and Rita showed interest in joining Ryan, the Adventure Bucket List team was born.

How to Find an Agent: The Book Doctors and Andy Ross

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.18.2016 | Books
David Henry Sterry

The Book Doctors first met Andy Ross at Cody's Books, which was one of the most influential bookstores on the West Coast, smack dab in the middle of Telegraph Avenue in book-crazy Berkeley, California.