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The Secret to Successful Innovation: Not Being Afraid to Fail

Ira Kalb | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
Ira Kalb

To create an innovative culture and climate, managers need to make sure that all employees know that innovation is a job requirement. It should be woven into the fabric of the business and given a prominent place in job descriptions, procedures and performance evaluations.

KFC, Pizza Hut & Taco Bell Commit to Deforestation-Free Palm Oil. Who's Next?

Elliott Negin | Posted 06.02.2015 | Green
Elliott Negin

KFC's parent company, Yum! Brands, which also owns Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, announced today that by the end of 2017 it will only buy palm oil cooking oil from suppliers that protect tropical forests and peatlands--swampy areas that store even more carbon. That's a big deal.

The Powerful Message of the #LikeAGirl Campaign

Michael Friedman, Ph.D. | Posted 04.05.2015 | Women
Michael Friedman, Ph.D.

Let's take a cue from the #LikeAGirl campaign and change the conversation to empower rather than denigrate girls and women.

Trust Me... I've Got a Barometer

Alan Kelly | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business
Alan Kelly

The answer to trust is to re-double a commitment to operational excellence, not communications. Attend to the business of the business by replacing expressions of trust with actions and follow-through.

The 5 Most Memorable Commercials of 2014

Jose Costa | Posted 02.28.2015 | Business
Jose Costa

This year, viewers were treated to memorable spots with all forms of wit and creativity, featuring everything from the Super Bowl, to the Olympics, to Mother's Day.

This Corporate Giant Just Made Awesome Move On Behalf Of Their Gay Employees

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.21.2014 | Gay Voices

Add Procter & Gamble to the ever-growing list of companies to openly support marriage equality. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that the Ohio-based...

The Unfulfilled Potential of Diapers

Michael Feigelson | Posted 01.17.2015 | Impact
Michael Feigelson

There are innovators working to give moms and dads the nudge they need to keep the conversation going even in the inevitable moments of exhaustion and frustration.

Singles Charts and the Battle for Bullets

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.27.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

In the record industry boom of the early 1970s, revenue from album sales was the mother lode. But the most effective way to break a new artist or take an existing act to the next level was the hit single. A single that permeated the nation's airwaves and galvanized the culture was the royal road to the multi-platinum LP.

Indra Nooyi and Roger Goodell: Personal Loyalty vs. Leadership Accountability

Peter Sims | Posted 11.22.2014 | Business
Peter Sims

As the controversies rage on, the NFL appears rudderless, hardly inspiring confidence in Goodell or his leadership principles. I'm sure he's a decent guy, who loves football, and keeps his word, but Goodell's biggest problem is that he's acted like a bad politician, lacking in principles.

#LikeAGirl Campaign Is a Game Changer in Feminist Movement

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 09.10.2014 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Where this feminist movement fought for inclusion and equality, the current movement that Always is helping to further is focused on developing self awareness around our language. Phrases get so embedded and entrenched in our culture, often putting a particular group of people at a disadvantage.

What McDonald Must Do in His First 100 Days to Shock the VA

George Bradt | Posted 09.08.2014 | Business
George Bradt

The VA's actions and inactions have directly hurt its primary customers. If there ever was a time to shock an organization for its own good, McDonald is walking into that time.

Got Science? Momentum Building for Deforestation-Free Palm Oil

Seth Shulman | Posted 05.11.2014 | Green
Seth Shulman

You need to know that palm oil, derived from the fruit of the oil palm tree, is a sought-after ingredient for thousands of products from snack foods to shampoo. Its versatility and low cost have made it the most widely used vegetable oil in the world. But, so far, palm oil's popularity has come at a terrible price.

Emerging Markets, Consumer Insight and Business Strategy

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Emerging market consumers exist in environments in which institutions designed to protect the economic and political interests of individuals are relatively immature.

Dear Proctor and Gamble, Where Are All the Dads?

Rachel Leventhal-Weiner | Posted 04.26.2014 | College
Rachel Leventhal-Weiner

You know who else uses those products? My husband. He shaves his face with Gillette razors. And he has changed countless baby tushies in Pampers.

Olympic Sponsors Were Warned About Sochi; Now McDonald's and Coca-Cola Are Having a PR Nightmare

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

LGBT activists are making it clear that American companies can no longer get away with tacitly supporting foreign regimes that are brutalizing LGBT people. The backlash against such companies is probably only just beginning and will last long after Sochi.

Should We Count on Companies to Protect Us From Toxic Chemicals?

Jeanne Rizzo | Posted 03.11.2014 | Green
Jeanne Rizzo

Simply put, we can't rely on these companies to voluntarily make the kind of transformative changes we need to ensure our everyday products are free of chemicals linked to disease.

P&G Thanks Moms For Picking Kids Back Up -- No Matter How Many Times They Fall

Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents

Once the Olympic Games begin, the soaring triumphs and devastating disappointments of world-class athletes play out on the public stage -- broadcast a...

Lisa Belkin

Working Mother Magazine Announces 100 Best Companies Of 2013

HuffingtonPost.com | Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.17.2013 | Parents

The “2013 Working Mother 100 Best Companies” list is out today, and, as always, it is a reflection of both the importance and the limitations of ...

Aging Boomers Befuddle Marketers Eying $15 Trillion Prize

Bloomberg | Matthew Boyle | Posted 09.17.2013 | Fifty

Six years ago, the University of Cincinnati unveiled what it called an “unusual consortium” between its students, faculty and corporations, includ...

Victory! Proctor & Gamble to Eliminate Triclosan and DEP From Its Products

Christine Escobar | Posted 11.16.2013 | Chicago
Christine Escobar

Procter & Gamble has announced plans to eliminate the toxic chemicals triclosan and diethyl phthalate (DEP) from all its products by 2014.

Just Try Not To Fall In Love With This 90-Year-Old Couple

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 08.23.2013 | Fifty

In their 90s, Morty and Lee Kaufman of Valley Stream, N.Y., are an impressive married couple. With six children and five grandchildren, Morty, 91,...

Procter & Gamble, Pull the Plug on TV Commercials in Russia!

John Becker | Posted 10.14.2013 | Gay Voices
John Becker

The Russian government owns or is a major shareholder in most of Russia's television stations, so every time Procter & Gamble purchases an ad on those networks, the company puts money into the pockets of the Russian government and finances Putin's bloody crusade against LGBT people.

How Olympic Sponsors and the IOC Could Have Stopped Russia's Anti-Gay Law -- And Didn't

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 10.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The ugly truth about Russia's law against gay "propaganda," now the subject of worldwide protests and boycotts, is coming into view. And that includes the role of American companies sponsoring the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, as well that of the International Olympic Committee.

Boycott the Olympics? Russian Vodka? NBC? Maybe -- Here Are 5 Other Ripe Targets

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 09.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

As Russia moves in a very dark direction, a line must be drawn in the sand. American companies and politicians who court LGBT people are going to have stand against this brutal regime in no uncertain terms. And it must be expressed in actions, not just words.

BET Allegedly Makes Shocking Demand Of This Gay Man Before Letting Him On Air (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 07.02.2013 | Gay Voices

The 2013 BET Awards aired live at the Nokia Theatre L.A in Los Angeles on June 30 but it wasn't anything that went down on stage that appears to have ...