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100 Stories Of Change

Sparknews | Posted 07.01.2016 | Media
Sparknews

Our world is changing--in many ways for the better. Poverty and child mortality rates are declining, increasing numbers of primary age children attend school, and world leaders are taking collective action to counter climate change.

THE BENEFITS OF FRUSTRATIONS

Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes | Posted 06.14.2016 | Business
Dr. Ichak Kalderon Adizes

No one likes to be frustrated. Frustrations take an enormous amount of energy and they might even have physiological repercussions of making one sick ...

3 Keys to Engaging Your Employees with Trust

Karin Volo | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
Karin Volo

What employees may not have realized is that job security comes from within oneself. If you are passionate about your work and bring value to the market, you can find ways to make an income from it. On top of that, our world is changing rapidly with technology, eliminating the necessity for having to spend forty hours tied to a desk.

Solving the Climate Crisis

Diana Donlon | Posted 04.15.2016 | Green
Diana Donlon

The climate crisis is unfolding far more rapidly than scientists predicted. It's a problem of spectacular and unprecedented magnitude, and humans have to implement large-scale solutions to help de-escalate this crisis.

How Positive, Practical Thinking Is Already Changing The World

Lewis Perkins | Posted 04.13.2016 | Impact
Lewis Perkins

In my role with the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, I'm fortunate to spend a great deal of time in the company of change-makers, so I see firsthand just how possible world positive change is. In fact, it's already happening.

Murderers, Rapists, and Soup Slurpers -- Oh My!

Sheela George | Posted 03.15.2016 | Crime
Sheela George

The solution to over-criminalization is two-fold. First we need to overrule and strike certain laws, such as the ban against soup slurping. And second, we need to decriminalize certain acts and instead impose a fine.

World Cultural Festival: Why 3.5 Million Breaths Will Come Together Creating a Culture of Peace

Shalini Parekh | Posted 02.29.2016 | Impact
Shalini Parekh

If it was reported that 50,000 kids in Mexico were at the brink of the biggest intervention the Mexican government has ever undertaken to turn around hopelessness, despair, addiction and enslavement to a culture of drugs amongst youth -- would that make a compelling headline?

3 Steps to Peace: How a Politician Used Yoga Wisdom to Heal Conflict

Wendy Reese | Posted 02.24.2016 | Business
Wendy Reese

Though I know that we are all equal, my counterpart frustrated, angered, even disappointed and embarrassed me. I did not agree with or even understand his point of view or intention, despite how hard I tried

What If Macys Created a New 'Miracle on 34th Street'?

Steven G. Brant | Posted 02.23.2016 | Impact
Steven G. Brant

We are still trying to solve ALL of our problems using the same kind of thinking that created them! Have you heard the expression, "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result"? Well, our society is stuck in an "insane" kind of problem-solving loop.

50 Newspapers Looking for Stories of Positive Change

Sparknews | Posted 02.18.2016 | Impact
Sparknews

Every time we turn on the TV or scroll through our news feed we see reasons for worry. Admittedly, it is the media's role to report on the world's problems and catastrophes. And yet--why don't journalists also cover stories about solutions to global problems?

New Year's Resolution: Where Are You Now?

Serena Dallas | Posted 01.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Serena Dallas

Here we are just a few weeks into 2016, and the biggest question going around is "How is the New Year's resolution working for you?" If you have been...

Injuries and Violence: Human, Economic Toll Too High

Debra Houry, MD, MPH | Posted 09.30.2015 | Impact
Debra Houry, MD, MPH

If you were standing beside me during just one of my ER shifts, you would see--up close and personal--how injuries and violence damage mothers, father...

Are You Causing Yourself Pain?

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 09.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jenny G. Perry

Are you stuck in some area of your life? In your business, relationships, weight, confidence... do you feel like you're looking for the missing piece to finally shift it? Do you think you may be the one causing yourself pain? Are you finally fed up and done?

Startup Insider: How aCommerce CEO Paul Srivorakul Plans to Automate eCommerce in Asia

David Ongchoco | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

The core team of aCommerce is battle-tested, having built three other startups from the ground and successfully exiting all three, their last one being Ensogo, the daily deals site that got acquired by LivingSocial. I got the opportunity to sit down and go behind the scenes with them.

HuffPost Honor Roll: Barbershop Outreach Gets Black Boys Reading

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 07.27.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

HuffPost What's Working Honor Roll: Here's How To Keep Homeless Kids In School

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 07.17.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

An Interview with Sara Terry on Effectively Documenting Climate Change

James Whitlow Delano | Posted 06.24.2016 | Green
James Whitlow Delano

Sara Terry is a media force of nature; an award-winning filmmaker, documentary photographer, and journalist. While working as a staff writer for the ...

Painting the Streets Healthy

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 06.10.2016 | Impact
Alessandro Demaio

As a medical doctor and Harvard Fellow in Global Health, it's my job to help find ways to unlock healthier populations. In particular, I work on a group of diseases known as NCDs - the-lifestyle related diseases linked with obesity, including diabetes, heart disease and cancers.

5 Difficult People You'll Meet at Work and How to Deal With Them

Jamee Tenzer | Posted 06.02.2016 | Women
Jamee Tenzer

You can either allow him or her to make life unpleasant, or you can embrace the opportunity to learn from the experience while maintaining your sense of humor, integrity and sanity.

Modi's Oxymoronic Stance on Climate Change

Chaitanya Kumar | Posted 06.10.2015 | World
Chaitanya Kumar

Yes, the world doesn't need to tell India what to do because of our unique cultural value to the environment and our minimal contribution to historic carbon emissions, but neither can India's Prime minister continue to dwell in rhetoric and falsely lead the public into thinking he is doing enough to protect them.

The (Unnecessary) Agony of the Feet

Beth Frede | Posted 05.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Beth Frede

It's nearly spring, and like the New Hampshire landscape, my favorite wool clogs have gotten pretty ragged. After wearing the same shoes for four win...

The Value of Partnership

Jim Finkelstein | Posted 03.28.2015 | Business
Jim Finkelstein

It's the beginning of a new year, which means desks are organized, inboxes are empty, and the gym is full. Many of us are trying new things -- or at least will for another week or so -- but come February we will be back to our old ways and finding the same results as 2014.

America at Its Best: Gay Marriage Points the Way to End Political Polarization

Rich Tafel | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Rich Tafel

To overcome our nations' political gridlock, we'll need to develop new ways to integrate both the conservative and liberal values that underlie the polarization.

Breathe: Raising the Voice of Justice

Lauren Harris | Posted 03.01.2015 | Politics
Lauren Harris

Violence is its own barrier. Violence closes minds to the opinions of others, violence darkens the public discourse with the pall of fear and violence silences voices tragically and permanently.

Finding Nikki: Surviving and Thriving After Childhood Homelessness

Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq. | Posted 03.01.2015 | Impact
Nikki Johnson-Huston, Esq.

Generational poverty can be solved. I'm a living example of what can happen when public policy programs, such as food stamps and Section 8, are combined with solid educational opportunities and the influence of adults who believe in their children.