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Debunking Myths Surrounding International Marriages

Julia Meszaros | Posted 12.27.2016 | Women
Julia Meszaros

As I have argued in a previous Huffington Post blog, people often have many misconceptions about the relationships that Americans cultivate abroad. I ...

Gamechanger! The Value Of Co-Sponsoring Relationships For Women In The Workforce

Julie Kantor | Posted 12.01.2016 | Women
Julie Kantor

Since starting my own company that focuses on mentorship and sponsorship to elevate women in the workforce (especially in STEM fields), I have learned some valuable lessons and garnered some new insights to share with you.

Sponsorship: A purpose-driven approach

Audrey J. Murrell | Posted 12.08.2016 | Education
Audrey J. Murrell

Editor's note: This is Part 3 of a three-part series on sponsorship as a force for fueling innovation in leadership development. In this article, co-a...

Sponsorship: A powerful career accelerator for diverse talent

Audrey J. Murrell | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Audrey J. Murrell

This is part two of a three-part series on sponsorship as a force for fueling innovation in leadership development. In this article, co-authors Mike F...

How The IOC Effectively Maintains A Gag Order On Nonsponsors Of The Olympics

The Conversation US | Posted 08.15.2016 | Business
The Conversation US

Whether on television or the internet, the vast majority of businesses are blocked from nearly any mention of the 2016 Olympic Games - whether in conjunction with promoting their own products or even just saluting their national teams.

Sponsorship: Evolution in Leadership Calls for Innovation in Thinking

Audrey J. Murrell | Posted 08.11.2016 | Business
Audrey J. Murrell

Sponsorship is an attractive human resources tool for organizations in need of different kinds of leaders--especially diverse leaders. A meaningful sponsorship can foster an appreciation for the diversity of thought, skills, and experiences that are critical for individual leadership development.

Sports Sponsorship is Going Mainstream with Youstake. CEO Frank DeGeorge Talks About E-Sports and Poker

Sriram Krishnan | Posted 06.23.2016 | Sports
Sriram Krishnan

YouStake is the fastest growing sports sponsorship platforms out there. We speak to Frank DeGeorge, CEO, about Youstake's foray into skill based games...

7 Tips On How Nonprofits Can Attract Corporate Funding: Part One

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.28.2016 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Aside from having solid financials and noteworthy impact, these are some effective ways in which nonprofits can position themselves more competitively to receive funding.

Top Six (of Many!) Reasons You Will Love Sponsoring a Child

Bekka Ross Russell | Posted 04.20.2016 | Good News
Bekka Ross Russell

It's not just the kids who benefit from your generosity. Sponsorship raises leaders and helps families and communities, ensuring that the positive effects of your donation continue for many years to come.

Peyton Manning's Retirement Prompts Endorsement Question: Is it Better to Build or Buy?

Greg Portell | Posted 03.09.2016 | Business
Greg Portell

For advertisers, the push for integrated marketing draws brands to athletes like a moth to a flame. Borrowing the spotlight from athletes is a quick path to brand relevance.

Passion Pit Talks Playing for Hire and Other Paths to Success in Today's Music Industry

Stephanie Keller | Posted 10.25.2016 | Entertainment
Stephanie Keller

I had the chance to catch up with him last week for some honest thoughts, which reflect that the perspective in general has largely shifted towards acceptance, appreciation and even enjoyment of these types of opportunities that allow them to keep creating on their own terms.

Putting Money Where My Mouth Is and Funding Women-led Startups

Craig Newmark | Posted 09.29.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

At Microsoft in Times Square this November 9, ten women-led startups will pitch their innovative and disruptive ventures to a panel of investors for t...

Why My Pashtun Side Will Always Love Polo

Ayesha Vardag | Posted 08.14.2016 | Sports
Ayesha Vardag

The game is so old it predates recorded history -- the first games in recorded history date from 600 BC. The modern version we'd recognize in the west has its roots in northern India. This is where my love of polo really begins: with its rich, colorful and above all, long, history.

A July 4th Product Placement America

Crazy Legs Conti | Posted 07.09.2016 | Weird News
Crazy Legs Conti

Bill Murray as Franklin Delano Roosevelt in "Hyde Park on the Hudson" solves world peace by encouraging The King of England to eat a hot dog.

Funding Your Business Goals, Debt-Free

Kim Harris | Posted 05.29.2015 | Business
Kim Harris

There is only one thing between you and attracting other people's money: a strong value proposition. The value proposition has strong elements that make it valuable to your funding prospect.

The Secret to a Strong Bottom Line: Lessons from the Best Companies for Multicultural Women

Jennifer Owens | Posted 05.19.2016 | Business
Jennifer Owens

I've got a secret--a secret to a strong bottom line. The secret is one that 25 Best Companies for Multicultural Women know: That the key growing their business is diversity. That's why women of color make up 21 percent of the 2.5 million employees represented by this year's winning class.

Respecting the Value and Concept of Time

Austin Schneider | Posted 05.04.2016 | Business
Austin Schneider

Time is one of my favorite concepts, one that has boundless potential. Something everyone on earth has equal access to, but will produce drastically different results with.

Sponsorship of FIFA: a new front in Gulf political rivalry

James Dorsey | Posted 01.04.2015 | World
James Dorsey

Lurking in the background of world soccer body FIFA's talks with Qatar Airways to replace its Dubai rival Emirates as a sponsor is the escalating hostility between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates as a result of their divergent attitudes towards political Islam.

Small NGOs Are the Core of Systemic Change

Barry Segal | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact
Barry Segal

Besides measuring graduation rates and enrolment in university, I measure our success in how students give back to their communities, by starting girls' empowerment programs, mentoring younger students and actively participating in the EFAC community service program.

Which Tech Companies Are Ahead of the Curve in Women's Leadership?

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 10.05.2014 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

While it will clearly take some time before such strategies result in widespread change throughout the industry, here are some companies that are off to a good start.

Take a Deeper Dive -- An Examination of Executive Conscience

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

To understand why things are the way they are, you must delve deeper. You have to examine the mindsets and underlying issues within a corporate culture to find out what's behind the bottlenecks

Mentors and Sponsors: Why We Need Both

Mehroz Baig | Posted 05.18.2014 | San Francisco
Mehroz Baig

Mentorship and sponsorship are key aspects of workplace advancement. Many people advocate for women to seek out mentorship and sponsorship opportunities, especially earlier in their careers.

Choose to Find Her and Mentor Her

Julie Kantor | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Julie Kantor

Recently I was talking to a new friend about sponsorship. In particular, I was talking about the need for women to sponsor younger women in their careers by championing them for internships, jobs, promotions, and fellowships with introductions and more.

7 Ways to Improve Your Email Response Rates

Simon Tam | Posted 02.18.2014 | Technology
Simon Tam

From introductions to pitches and proposals, chances are that your initial impression with someone will often be through this medium. Despite the importance of this system, few really take the time to learn it well in order to get better results.

Why Most Mentoring Programs Are a Waste of Time -- And How to Build the Next Generation of Beta Sponsorship

Dana Ardi | Posted 02.17.2014 | Business
Dana Ardi

Merely identifying and hiring people with the best skills isn't what will set the next generation of great companies apart from the competition. Rather the future will belong to the Betas, to those organizations that rely on collaboration and teamwork.