When the lady with the blue folder walked in my room, I instinctively knew that folder she held in her hand was full of definitions, statistics and medical jargon. Wasn't being told your child had Down syndrome enough to process for one day?
Quirky now has some stiff competition in the running for my favorite young business. Both Quirky and littleBits consistently create new highs in innovation by pushing consumers and producers forward as they capitalize on and validate the curiosity of their customers.
"In the USA, there are thousands of lighthouses around the coast here and there is a doomsday list of 46 that are at peril from either erosion or vandalism. ... I just feel like most people that you meet have a memory of one lighthouse or another. They're so evocative and so comforting somehow. It just seems very sad that we would let these slip away."
We all know TED, the conference bringing together people from the world of Technology, Entertainment, and Design to share "Ideas Worth Spreading." Per...
Everyone is in a hurry -- overbooked, overworked, and generally overwhelmed. With life churning forward at a pace that makes the "rat race" of the '50s feel like a Sunday picnic, is it any wonder we're hungry for new ways to work faster and more efficiently?
I am Founder of the Peace Angels Project whose sole function is to melt down weapons indigenous to a region, and create Peace Angel monuments to strengthen the power of place.
The desire to get more done, achieve more milestones or the infamous 'catch up' for my time off is a widespread by-product of great technology. So, with that in mind, how do these 'time-saving' tech tips translate into an insight for corporations?
Are these countries destined to be enemies? Is a war between the two inevitable? Not at all. Behind the surface, there is a remarkably different story -- one of friendship and collaboration even at the height of their ideologiocal clashes.
We're so worried about being either great parents or nothing like our parents that we're losing our ability to hold onto our SELF. Of course we don't want to emotionally damage our children, but at what cost?
You will begin to worry less about being home for his phone call every night. You will flirt with the cute single dad on your kid's baseball team. Where it goes from there relies on one thing: How bad do you want it?
All relationships go through phases of attraction but when all is said and done who wouldn't want a good bagel?
I could almost hear him holding his breath, waiting for my response, and I think he let it out in a gasp when I said, "Oh goody! I have some friends I'd like to get together with, so I'll take advantage of having a free night."
What accounts for the success of the twenty-one-year, monogamous relationship I've shared with Chris, the love of my life and my soul mate? How have we been able to stay together for so long, and what is our secret?
Relationships, especially close ones, present a problem (and we all face this problem). There's no way that you can be in a close, committed relationship, and not have your spouse discover who you really are.