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Why Teens Need To Take Risks -- And How To Help Them Be Smarter About It

Stacy Lu | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Stacy Lu

Ah, teenagers. New York I get, but drag racing with ATVs? Copulating behind a billboard during Spring Break? Vaping Molly? Why do teenagers seem so ready to jump into the abyss?

The Next Big Shock Is Coming

Chris Kutarna | Posted 07.20.2016 | Politics
Chris Kutarna

We can look at the surprising ways in which Renaissance Europe transformed under stresses analogous to our own and stretch our own thinking about how events might unfold for us, too.

The Three Letters That Change Everything

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

See what happened there? Those three simple letters changed everything. All of a sudden it wasn't that I couldn't do something...but that I couldn't do it at this moment. And, if I wanted to, I could do it in the future.

Risk-Resiliency: How To Talk About 'It'

Jae Ellard | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Jae Ellard

Regardless of the number of people involved, the stages of how to talk about risk are the same. The path to building risk-resiliency is one conversation at a time.

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?

Is Starting Your Own Company Your Cup of Tea?

Vinita Gupta | Posted 06.28.2016 | Business
Vinita Gupta

Are entrepreneurs born or raised? Should I start my own company or try to make headway in the one I am in? These are questions we face when things a...

Uncommon Data is the New Frontier in Risk Management

Irene Aldridge | Posted 06.27.2016 | Business
Irene Aldridge

Minimizing volatility is important to investment managers focused on capital preservation. After all, lower volatility helps protect capital and improve the key portfolio performance metric, the Sharpe Ratio, which is equal to the average annualized return divided by annualized volatility. An acceptable Sharpe Ratio for a portfolio starts in the 1.8 range.

How risky are the World Economic Forum's top 10 emerging technologies for 2016?

The Conversation US | Posted 06.23.2016 | Technology
The Conversation US

Andrew Maynard, Arizona State University Take an advanced technology. Add a twist of fantasy. Stir well, and watch the action unfold. It's the perfe...

Saving The World By Enjoying Life

Melissa Heisler | Posted 06.23.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Melissa Heisler

We do not have to give up who we are or what we want. We do not have to do it for our children. We do not have to do it for our parents. We do not have to do it for anyone.

Coffee and Cancer?

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 06.21.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

You might have been surprised by the news coming out last week, announcing that the World Health Organization (WHO) found that coffee isn't carcinogen...

Take Risks for Athletic Success

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 06.15.2016 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

This blog will explore the essential role that risk taking plays in athletic success. Before I continue, though, let me preface this discussion by say...

Building Dynamic Capability in Design Driven Startups

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.26.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

To compete in an increasingly volatile Creative Economy, business has to create new design driven high-impact ventures that focus on breakthrough inno...

Risk Agility and Decision Making in the 21st Century

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
Daniel Wagner

As risks have evolved from being phenomenological occurrences in the natural world, the twenty-first century is in many ways the era of man-made risk and man-stoked fires.

From Billions to Trillions

Dante Disparte | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Dante Disparte

Business is hard everywhere. Wise business leaders will diversify the regulatory burden and comparatively high costs of operating in advanced markets where the competitive landscape is crowded, for the first mover advantage of pioneering markets.

Entrepreneurial Hustle: Limitless Driver of Global Prosperity

Javier Saade | Posted 05.21.2016 | Technology
Javier Saade

This blog first appeared on Medium and its Global Entrepreneurship Summit section. Hola, me llamo Javier. I was born and raised in Puerto Rico and no...

Here Come The Robots To Financial Services: Ready, Set...

April Rudin | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
April Rudin

Machines. They are capable of inspiring both awe and fear. Especially when it comes to machines with a mind of their own, otherwise known as artificia...

Are we Going to Jump and Soar?

Siobhan Kukolic | Posted 05.05.2016 | Good News
Siobhan Kukolic

Steve Harvey is a comedian and host of the game show Family Feud. I saw a video clip recently of him speaking to the audience after a taping. He sha...

Conquer Fear, Seize Life - It's That Simple

Eric Douglas | Posted 05.03.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Eric Douglas

What are you afraid of?

NASA Worldwide Hackathon

Soren Petersen | Posted 05.03.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Few organizations are as inspirational to millions around the world as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. (NASA) From placing the firs...

4 Ways To Become A Better Risk Taker

Ken Budd | Posted 04.30.2016 | Fifty
Ken Budd

As she approached her 40s, Kayt Sukel suffered a midlife crisis... in reverse. Instead of binging on wild adventures--bungee jumping, big-game hunting, flings with Bieber-aged men-- Kayt became a play-it-safe suburbanite, which is not how she sees herself.

3 Reasons Failure Is Worth The Risk

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 04.26.2016 | Women
Rachel Wolfson

If there is something you have always wanted to do, and you're lucky enough to find the opportune moment, you shouldn't hold yourself back. If you lose your job, for example, and decide to start your own company, you shouldn't stop yourself by saying you can't do it, because you actually can. So, why not take the plunge?

PLCs? We Need PBCs!

Samie Al-Achrafi | Posted 04.25.2016 | Business
Samie Al-Achrafi

It was poor advice from the famous economist Milton Friedman that the only duty of a corporation is to maximize its return on investment. Instead, Ell...

Some Earth Day Headlines Reveal a Hidden Threat to Human and Environmental Health

David Ropeik | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
David Ropeik

Study - Warming giving U.S. the type of weather we prefer - for now. A seemingly witty little analysis by Patrick Egan of NYU and Megan Mullin of Du...

The Right Way To Get Angry At Work

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 04.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Greater Good Science Center

Not all anger is created equal. Some types of anger -- particularly "moral anger," a concept we delineate in a recent paper published in the Journal of Organizational Behavior -- may be crucial to the health of our institutions.

Innovation Is a Risk Worth Taking

Sam Liccardo | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics
Sam Liccardo

With a fast-growing population and ever-growing demands for services and infrastructure, we simply cannot continue to deliver the same services in the same ways as the past.