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Interfaith Compassion -- Memories of Tisha B'Av

Alon Goshen-Gottstein | Posted 07.23.2015 | Religion
Alon Goshen-Gottstein

Jews are in mourning. They have been, at this time of year, for nearly 2000 years, and more. Every year they recall that their most sacred site, the Jerusalem Temple, was destroyed at this time.

This Pay-It-Forward Story Will Warm Your Heart

Mark Redmond | Posted 06.01.2015 | Good News
Mark Redmond

She had a big smile on her face and said, "That's right. I was homeless too and you took me in. We met at the shelter, fell in love and this coming St. Patrick's Day will be our fourth wedding anniversary."

7 Steps To Get Targeted Leads from LinkedIn for Small Businesses

Greig Wells | Posted 05.29.2015 | Business
Greig Wells

Since the LinkedIn universe is so vast, as a business owner, you would be wise to utilize this social tool as a way to produce targeted leads. The seven tips listed below will reveal how you can use LinkedIn do just that.

10 Reasons Entrepreneurs Achieve Greater Coaching Success Than Others

​Jackie Nagel | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
​Jackie Nagel

Taking the courageous step to engage a strategic business coach is a big deal for many entrepreneurs. For some, it means admitting they can't grow their business alone--no matter how smart they are. It also means coming face-to-face with beliefs and behaviors that are getting in the way of success.

How Warriors In Pink Will Bring More 'Good Days' To Breast Cancer Patients

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women

The Good Day Project wants to make the everyday lives of breast cancer patients just a little bit better. Warriors In Pink, a Ford Motor Company p...

How an iPad Saved My Father's Life

Hope Demetriades | Posted 05.26.2015 | Good News
Hope Demetriades

Each day felt like a monumental task for him to face. He was mostly catatonic, staring at his own gorgeous art on the walls, art that he thought he'd never be able to make again.

Jobbatical: How One Company Is Helping Out with Job Hunting Abroad

Medje Prahm | Posted 05.14.2015 | Impact
Medje Prahm

Meaningless job, boring home town? A lot of people feel bogged down in their career or long for a challenge. For a job with meaning, where they can use their skills to really change something. Or a trip to an exciting location -- without necessarily having to emigrate.

Three Lies About Meaningful Work

Adam Grant | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Adam Grant

Where you work is no longer the major source of meaning. And in the next decade, employers will fade even further into the background.

What Good Is Technological Progress Without Moral Progress?

Queen Rania al Abdullah | Posted 05.07.2015 | Impact
Queen Rania al Abdullah

How about we pause, put down our devices, look up and listen to our hearts and our consciences? Not so much 'connectivity' as just connecting with each other. And if that moral progress could keep pace with technological progress then that would be, well, real progress.

At the Summit of the Americas, Leaders Should Remember Women Are Key to Success

Catherine Russell | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women
Catherine Russell

That's why I'm joining President Obama, Secretary Kerry and other U.S. officials in Panama this week for the Seventh Summit of the Americas. Here are some of the issues I'll be focused on during my trip.

This Exercise Craze Is Giving Low-Income Women A Chance To Prioritize Their Health

The Huffington Post | Daina Beth Solomon | Posted 04.06.2015 | Impact

This story first appeared in Intersections South L.A., a publication of the Annenberg Media Center, on October 30, 2014. “She used to be fat!...

21st Century: Successful Blend of Spiritual Professionalism in Leadership

Tracy Crossley | Posted 05.31.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tracy Crossley

The second blog in my leadership profile series. Ian Gardner is a reluctant achiever; an introvert by nature, he's a builder creating extraordinarily...

How to Envision Your True Success

Tajci Cameron | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Tajci Cameron

What image comes to mind when you think of success? Does it look like sunbathing on a yacht in the Bahamas? Or sipping coffee in your spacious and...

Arthur Delaney

Obama Administration Trying New Ways To Fight Child Hunger

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 03.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Can bigger food stamp benefits alleviate child hunger in rural Kentucky? U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Monday that th...

A Toolbox for Managing Email Overwhelm at Work

David Brendel | Posted 04.26.2015 | Business
David Brendel

The problem presented by too many emails and too little time to reply is not new. But much of the advice about how to manage this challenge is unrealistic. Here are three strategy considerations for those of us who continue to receive far too many emails.

As The Media Reaches 'Peak Negativity,' A Rallying Cry To Focus On Solutions

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.20.2015 | Media

It's a fact. Bad news stories dominate the media industry. Depressing topics, negative headlines, and stories about war, death and other horrific trag...

The Business Case for Private-Sector Involvement in Youth Mentoring

Nancy A. Altobello | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact
Nancy A. Altobello

The investments in quality youth mentoring made by companies are direct contributions to the future strength of our communities and our country. They connect young people to the powerful asset that is mentoring, to opportunity, and to success.

See The Amazing Moment When A Deaf Person Hears For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.11.2015 | Science

Imagine hearing the sound of your own voice, or the voice of a loved one, for the very first time. For those of us who have always been able to hear, ...

An Invisible Way to End Poverty

Philippe Douste-Blazy | Posted 04.04.2015 | Impact
Philippe Douste-Blazy

What if our everyday transactions could contribute to poverty alleviation? To nourishing a hungry child or purchasing a life-saving medication? And what if this action was effortless to the global consumer?

4 Types Of Loans Every Business Owner Should Understand

Posted 06.09.2015 | Small Business

The ability to access capital is important for many growing small businesses, whether one is looking to invest in infrastructure, increase inventory, ...

How The Internet Can Transform Your Business

Posted 06.16.2015 | Small Business

An online presence has become vital to reaching and connecting with customers. If you are not utilizing web tools to ensure the correct information ab...

4 Types of Financial Projections To Guide Your Small Business in 2014

Posted 06.16.2015 | Small Business

You started your small business to follow your entrepreneurial dreams, but great ideas alone don't ensure a successful enterprise. A key underpinning ...

Entrepreneurs Sleep On Streets To Aid Homeless Youth

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.22.2013 | Small Business

Why would two founders of a fast-growing New York restaurant chain choose to sleep on the street in November? For the simple reason that, for many New...

5 People Everyone Needs in Their Entrepreneurial Network

Posted 06.16.2015 | Small Business

When you’re running a small business, who you know can be just as important as what you do. Your connections in the business community can provide v...

7 Negotiation Techniques Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Posted 06.16.2015 | Small Business

This post is by Goldman Sachs as part of their sponsorship of The Huffington Post's What Is Working: Small Businesses Negotiation may often be desc...