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'No more crossed wires': how open innovation is born from company collaboration

Benjamin Cave | Posted 11.18.2015 | Business
Benjamin Cave

Open Data Institute trainer Ben Cave shares the wide benefits of the open approach taken with eLearning developer Sponge UK in collaborating on the ne...

9 Steps to Take When You Know You Are Destined for More

Grace Bluerock | Posted 10.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace Bluerock

Start taking these steps and before you realize it, you will be well on your way to doing work that gives you a deep sense of purpose and passion. You will become one of the 13 percent of people who love their work.

The Unavoidable Nature of Practice

Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Samuel 'Gentoku' McCree

Some people don't understand practice and the simple power it has. Instead they imagine there is a way around it. They think if they get the right book on the subject, it will make it easier. Or maybe if they go to the right class or conference, then they'll figure out a work around they didn't see before.

Articulating the Value Proposition in Higher Education

Frederick M. Lawrence | Posted 10.28.2015 | Education
Frederick M. Lawrence

There has never been a greater need for articulating the value of higher education. It is not only the critics of higher education but also core members of our communities who question both the utility of a college education and the cost of obtaining that education.

Education in a Child's Best Interest

Susie Wolbe | Posted 10.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Susie Wolbe

Tony Wagner is an educator's educator and should be the hero of every parent whose child is going through the American education system. A former hi...

Hard Skills vs. Soft Skills: What They Mean to Your Job Search and the Weight They Carry With HR

Kristi Russo | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business
Kristi Russo

The difference between skills and traits is a distinction that many job seekers seem to miss and can be crucial when asserting your value. Both hold a place in your overall assessment as a candidate.

Listening to Your Authentic Self: The Purpose of Emotions

Lara Fielding | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Lara Fielding

Only our internal experience and our emotions can truly guide us towards the answers to the big questions. But emotions get a bad wrap! We all know we have them. Yet, somehow, us humans get caught in a struggle to control or get rid of them.

How to Shine as an Introvert

Z Zoccolante | Posted 10.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Z Zoccolante

Remember no matter who you are, whether an introvert or an extrovert, you can be a leader, a mover, and shaker. And skills can be learned.

Better Skills for a New Generation

Up For School | Posted 10.14.2015 | Impact
Up For School

As we all know, opportunity still isn't evenly distributed. Yet, even for those around the world with access to education, there are many who are paying for a false bill of goods.

What an Insurance Executive Taught Me About Liberal Arts Colleges

Noah S. Leavitt | Posted 10.05.2015 | College
Noah S. Leavitt

While it is likely true that some colleges and universities may not endure, the teaching of a broad non-professional curriculum will always be needed.

Availability Is Not a Skill

Richard Moran | Posted 09.28.2015 | Business
Richard Moran

Cruel as it is, the playground rules provide a lesson about hiring. That lesson is: just because you are hanging around and available does not mean you will be picked.

Five Ways to Deploy a 21st Century Workforce

Jamie Merisotis | Posted 09.15.2015 | Business
Jamie Merisotis

In our dynamic and global economy, we need to ask whether our workforce is equipped to meet the increasingly complex demands of the 21st century. The answer, as it stands today, is a decisive no.

5 Incredible Reasons We Are Petrified of Cold Calling and Overcoming Them in 3 Simple Steps

Ian Khan | Posted 09.14.2015 | Business
Ian Khan

In all fairness, if you feel you can't breathe when cold calling and your mind gets numb, you are one of us. The regular people. Folks who are normal. With that now made clear, you can take a deep breath and relax.

3 Car Fixes Everyone Should Know How To Do

Supercompressor | Posted 09.02.2015 | HuffPost Home

In an ideal world, we'd all either do every single bit of work that needs to be done to our cars on our own, or we'd all have enough money to never have to lay a finger on it. In reality, though, there are times when you need certain skills.

10 Foolproof Hacks for Uncovering Your Unique Skills to Start a Business You'll Love

Sarah Peterson | Posted 08.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Peterson

This post was originally published on Can I tell you a secret? For a long time, I believed there was nothing I was specifically goo...

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

David Ongchoco | Posted 08.26.2015 | 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.

The Business Skill That Will Give You a 100x Advantage

Michael D. Simmons | Posted 08.21.2015 | Business
Michael D. Simmons

Sometimes I wonder, "How would my life as an entrepreneur be different if I had learned sales at 16 years old instead of at 26?"

Need a Business Idea? Ask Yourself These Questions to Start a Business You'll Love

Sarah Peterson | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
Sarah Peterson

You want to find work you love. You want to know that you're making an impact. You want to feel excited about what you're doing. But the problem is, you don't know what type of work that should be.

In a World of Artificial Intelligence, Where Will Latin Americans Work?

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 08.17.2015 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

We can't know yet whether artificial intelligence will immiserate the human race, as some foresee. But it is clear that these technologies will bring transformative change of one sort or another to the world, and especially to Latin American societies. The region's leaders must begin to prepare.

How To Honor Your Dreams So You Can Live Regret-Free

Ann Davis | Posted 08.11.2015 | Impact
Ann Davis

Do you have a dream? If so, don't regret not chasing it; it's never too late. The cold, hard truth is that time is not on your side. So stop putting off chasing your dream.

To Rescue Greece, Invest in Skills and Small Business

Sabina Dewan | Posted 07.16.2015 | World
Sabina Dewan

If Greece's creditors seek to help the country eventually stand on its own two feet, it should provide the debt relief that could make Greek products more competitive internationally. Supporting businesses is one side of the equation. The other part is investing in human capital.

Digital Skills Urgently Needed to Bridge Digital Literacy Gap

Lisa Chau | Posted 07.15.2015 | Education
Lisa Chau

Digital technology has changed our world for the better, but the innovation that helps some rise also threatens to leave millions behind. As technology transforms our economy at a blinding pace, more and more people are being locked out of a job market increasingly dominated by the demand for computer skills.

How to Sculpt with Our Hands A World That Reflects Our Hearts

Christopher Phillips | Posted 07.14.2015 | Impact
Christopher Phillips

Human autonomy and social conscience go hand in glove. They drive one another. They are a tag team for impelling and inspiring a person to involve herself deeply as a civic or social entrepreneur, to undertake kinds of challenges that expand a person's imaginative, physical, existential bounds.

5 Secret Skills Every Great Leader Must Discover

Brian de Haaff | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Great leaders are out there. You just do not hear about them because they are rare, stay out of trouble, and avoid the spotlight. The lessons that make them who they are today are rarely shared.

Predicting Elite Design Performance

Soren Petersen | Posted 07.10.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

With the current wave of design thinking in business, top tier designers are now in short supply. Corporations scout elite universities in their hunt for top performers who possesses the right mix of human skills and social networks. So, how different are the top tier designers from their peers and how big is their actual contribution to performance?