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Music Strings Together Communities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine a spotlight on seven recent recipients of seed grants, allowing their visions to become a reality. This...

Women First

Melanie Contreras | Posted 04.14.2016 | Women
Melanie Contreras

While Women to Women by Julia encompasses a number of areas, no one area has quite captivated me from a young age as much as health.

Educationists and Economists

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 03.24.2016 | Education
Robert E. Slavin

I used to work part time in England, and I've traveled around the world a good bit speaking about evidence-based reform in education and related topic...

Northern Displacement

College Tourist | Posted 02.18.2016 | College
College Tourist

The Five Best Things About Leaving Home For College The College Tourist, By: Jordan Mlcoch, University of Alabama Leaving Colorado to go to colle...

The Secret Sauce for Effective Fundraising

Jennifer McCrea | Posted 02.10.2016 | Business
Jennifer McCrea

Resources like time, creativity, networks, ideas, passion and money.  These resources are ours to leverage. Unfortunately, they can get stuck and stalled, in large part, because of the barriers we erect around them.

Helping Kids Conserve Their Self-Control

Roni Cohen-Sandler, Ph.D. | Posted 01.19.2016 | Parents
Roni Cohen-Sandler, Ph.D.

From the time children are small, parents help them to develop self-control. Rightly so, we see this skill as necessary for success in life. Regulating their emotions and impulses allows kids to avoid getting in trouble at school and to behave well during religious services, birthday parties, visits to grandma's house, and play dates.

PTSD: The Illness I Couldn't See

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Oestreicher

PTSD has not broken me. It's taken me apart, and I'm reassembling myself day by day. In the meantime, I'm learning to love what I can build.

Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation Present the Second Annual Good Food Org Guide

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 10.19.2015 | Impact
Danielle Nierenberg

by Danielle Nierenberg and Sarah Small The James Beard Foundation and Food Tank, along with a prestigious advisory group of more than 70 food system ...

You Need to Know This One Thing If You Have Limited Time or Money to Build Your Dream

Sarah Peterson | Posted 10.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Sarah Peterson

This post was originally published on Unsettle.org Have you ever thought that it would be easier to start doing work you love if only you didn't have...

How to Allocate Educational Resources

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.11.2015 | Politics
Soren Petersen

Today's university students are faced with some of the toughest challenges in the history of humankind and yet, our current educational system may not be well positioned to adequately prepare them for meeting the challenges of this increasingly inter-connected world economy.

Coca-Cola's Latest Environmental Victory Is More Complicated Than It Seems

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business

Something as simple as water winds up becoming immensely complicated in the hands of a multinational corporation like Coca-Cola. On Tuesday, the compa...

The Ethics of Innovation and Devices for Good

UNICEF Innovation | Posted 08.25.2015 | Impact
UNICEF Innovation

UNICEF Innovation Lab Lead: San Francisco interviewed UNICEF Humanitarian Policy Specialist, Sibi Lawson-Marriott to discuss the ethics of innovation and how UNICEF and partners work to ensure that good ideas truly yield good results.

Growth -- The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 07.17.2016 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

Economic growth is the most powerful single determinant that has ever entered political and economic language.

5 Web Resources for New Business Websites

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 05.30.2015 | Small Business
Alex Ivanovs

Thousands of new business websites are launched every single day. A majority of them never make it past the initial stages. It's almost like people think that the results of a business website should be instantaneous, but the web is a lot bigger than that.

National Parks, Rights, and the Need for Fairness

David Wilkie | Posted 05.20.2015 | Green
David Wilkie

Building and maintaining a strong constituency for protected areas is essential if wildlife and wild places are going to be conserved. This requires honesty when considering the benefits and costs of protected areas, an inclusive approach to decision making, and a willingness by those who benefit from the taking of natural resources to compensate those whose lives are diminished.

An Update on Advance Health Care Directives

Marki Flannery | Posted 05.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Marki Flannery

Drawing up the document itself is fairly simple; the more difficult part comes beforehand, including deciding what kind end-of-life care you do and don't want to receive, and who -- if anyone -- you want to empower to make decisions in your stead.

Book Review: The Best Resource Directory

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 05.04.2015 | Books
Christopher Zoukis

The Best Resource Directory is a terrific buy for any prisoner or their loved ones. It's chock-full of listings and contact information for a huge number of resource vendors for prisoners and their families.

Making Stress Your Friend: It's All in Your Mindset

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 04.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

While it's no secret that sustained levels of stress are not good for your health, there is more to the stress story than "stress is bad." As it turns out, how you perceive stress is just as important as the amount of stress you're experiencing.

10 Tips On What to Do Before, During and After Your College Intership

David Ongchoco | Posted 03.28.2015 | College
David Ongchoco

A lot of students enter college not knowing how to go about finding an internship that will help them with their career goals. It's a process that can sometimes be very daunting and confusing.

12 Small Business Tools for Smooth Sailing in 2015

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 03.27.2015 | Small Business
Alex Ivanovs

The big news were, of course, LinkedIn Pulse going public, allowing the millions of networks users to express their voices freely, connect with each other, and learn from each other.

Leeza Gibbons' Resources for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Marie Marley | Posted 03.02.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

While she does have a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, Leeza is also a powerful star in the world of Alzheimer's caregiving. Both her mother and grandmother had the disorder, and that's when she learned first-hand how devastating the disease can be for caregivers.

Losing a Child Without Losing Your Mind

Jonni Gray | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonni Gray

When the unthinkable happens, the first impulse is to believe that all is lost. When we lose our parents, we feel as though we've lost a big part of our past. When we lose a child -- especially our only child -- we feel as though we've lost our future.

AARP "Ideas@50+" San Diego Review

Jay Lickus | Posted 11.11.2014 | Fifty
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Jay Lickus

Baby Boomers, I have finally caught up from our wonderful trip to San Diego last weekend to attend the AARP "Ideas@50+" convention. First of all, I ...

Desperate for Alzheimer's Caregiving Information? Go to Alz.org

Marie Marley | Posted 10.13.2014 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Need information and advice about wandering? Agitation? Hallucinations? Incontinence? Go to Alz.org. Need help finding an assisted living facility in your community? Yes. Go to Alz.org. Would you like to enroll your loved on in a clinical trial? Alz.org has an online feature to help you find one.

5 Traits of Leaders Who Act

Hans Hickler | Posted 09.09.2014 | Business
Hans Hickler

Why is it that organizations have trouble moving from planning to action? Why is it that so many Leaders are dissatisfied with the execution culture of their organizations?