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The Social Innovation Benefits to the Business Bottom Line

Joseph Agoada | Posted 10.01.2016 | Impact
Joseph Agoada

How can business value be derived from public sector innovation? One way is by meeting a need of an underserved population. Through exploring that need a business can create a valuable product or service and establish a more inclusive economy.

Paid Leave Announcements Confirm the Country is Ready for 21st Century Leave Policies

Debra L. Ness | Posted 05.27.2015 | Business
Debra L. Ness

The announcement that White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez will soon kick off a historic 'Lead On Leave' tour is exciting news that comes amidst strong, widespread demand and support for paid leave.

Emily Peck

One Small Hope For The Future Of Maternity Leave In The U.S. | Emily Peck | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business

Progress could be on the way from a pretty unlikely source: The world’s biggest corporations.

Women's Conferences Suck. A Recipe for Relevancy

Laura Goldman | Posted 05.10.2015 | Politics
Laura Goldman

After my initial elation at the rise of conferences for women, I decided to dig deeper and check if anything substantive is being accomplished at these events. Or are women's conferences simply an excuse for a feel good work day away from the office?

WATCH: Grandma Rides A Roller Coaster For The First Time, Reminds Us To Always Stay Fearless

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 04.09.2014 | Good News

Two Dutch grandmas prove that there's no age limit on conquering your fears. Ria, 78, and An, 71, from the Netherlands, both nervously decided to ...

78-Year-Old Grandma's First Roller Coaster Ride Is Pure Magic

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.09.2014 | Fifty

The first time on a roller coaster can be a thrill at any age -- but it must be especially awesome if you've waited nearly eight decades for the exper...

Is Verizon Wireless 'Profit Pumping,' Dumping Expenses Into the Wireline Networks? Time to Investigate

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

New Report Leads to a Call for an Investigation of Verizon New York and Verizon's affiliates including Verizon Wireless and "Verizon Services." On Se...

What's Your Flexible Working Tipping Point?

Jonathan Kini | Posted 11.19.2013 | Business
Jonathan Kini

With the advent of improved technology and an increasingly mobile workforce, the option to work where you need to be is becoming accepted, if not a necessity, for many organizations.

Test of a Great Brand: Does Anybody Hate You?

Nirmalya Kumar | Posted 09.24.2013 | Business
Nirmalya Kumar

The problem often is that aspiring brands wish to be universally loved. Unfortunately, universal love is neither achievable, nor desirable. Instead, great brands are loved by some and hated by others because they actually stand for something.

First Free Text Donation Service Launched In UK

Posted 07.10.2011 | Impact

The UK's struggling charity sector gets a fillip from the launch of the first system allowing the UK's 50 million mobile phone owners to give money to...

How to Turn the Wisconsin Rebellion Into a Progressive Tea Party

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johann Hari

Imagine a parallel universe where the Great Crash of 2008 was followed by a Tea Party of a very different kind, with members demonstrating to demand the government finally regulate the behavior of corporations and the superrich.

Wisconsin: First Stop in an American Uprising?

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

The uprising that swept Tunisia, Egypt, and parts of Europe is showing signs of blossoming across the United States. In Wisconsin, public employees an...

The Resilience of Egypt

Jim Cowie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Cowie

The Egyptian "kill switch" was simultaneously a technical success and a mystifying strategic blunder. Could other governments implement such a kill switch?

Weekly Audit: The Real Legacy of Reaganomics

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Sunday marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of B-movie actor-turned-conservative president, Ronal...

Celebrating Green Business Success in Cancun

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Driving change and convincing people that green is good for business requires logic, facts, examples ... but also passion, emotion, and yes, cheerleading. What's wrong with celebrating every now and then?

Protest Works. Just Look at the Evidence -- And Start to Fight Back

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johann Hari

If enough of us demand it, in Britain and the US, we can make the rich pay their share for the running of our country, rather than the poor and the middle.

Cell Phone Symphony: Tchaikovsky Played With 1000 Mobile Phones (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Vodafone NZ got a team to recreate Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture -- using cell phones. Watch the result (and the making of the cell phone orchestra) be...

Vodafone Employee Gets Fired Over An (Un)Funny Tweet. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Clearly companies are beginning to take their Twitter communication channel a little more seriously. For one Vodafone Hungary employee, Muller Tamas, ...

CEO on Doing Business With India, Ahead of Presidential Visit

Rani Singh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rani Singh

The CEO of the UK-India Business Council discusses her thoughts on the way the British do business in India, compared with their American counterparts.

BlackBerry Storm To Be Released November 21 For $199

Silicon Alley Insider | Dan Frommer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It's official: Verizon Wireless will start selling RIM's (RIMM) new touchscreen BlackBerry Storm on Nov. 21. The iPhone-ish smartphone will sell for $...