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Sculpting Fog: Managing Change via Innovation

David B. Nast | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

The workplace is rapidly changing. Globalization, millennials, mergers, acquisitions, regime changes, hyper growth, massive turnover, and technology...

Count Care In: From GDP To A Social Wealth Economic Index

Riane Eisler | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Riane Eisler

Policy makers need studies like the Care Index. Beyond this, they urgently need a broader index that shows the enormous human and economic benefits of valuing care in both homes and the market.

The Need For People Data

David B. Nast | Posted 11.07.2016 | Business
David B. Nast

People-related issues can tear apart a company, eroding even the most solid foundation built on the best products or services. On the talent acquisit...

People of Color, Get Educated About Your Salary

Quora | Posted 11.03.2016 | Black Voices
Quora

What are some of the biggest challenges women and POC face in the workforce in 2016? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network wher...

How Being a Mother Will Hurt Your Career Even When You Promise It Won't

Quora | Posted 11.03.2016 | Women
Quora

What are some frustrating experiences you've had in your career? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questio...

Women: How to Stand Out in a Male Dominated Workplace

Quora | Posted 11.03.2016 | Women
Quora

As a female, what is the best way to stand out in a male-dominated profession? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where comp...

Twitter Cuts 9 Percent Of Workforce As Revenue Growth Slows

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.27.2016 | Business

Oct 27 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc reported a sharp slowdown in quarterly revenue growth on Thursday and said it would cut 9 percent of its global workfor...

Invest in America's Innovation Economy

Ross DeVol | Posted 10.24.2016 | Technology
Ross DeVol

As the Great Recession recedes in our rearview mirrors, it is becoming ever more apparent that innovative activities are determining an increasing pro...

We Need A Pipeline, Not A Wall: Tapping Homegrown Talent For 2.4 Million STEM Jobs

Paula Golden | Posted 10.05.2016 | Education
Paula Golden

The United States is tapping out of STEM talent. For two generations, we have systemically limited equitable access to STEM learning by failing to f...

The Trouble with Grandparents

Greater Good Science Center | Posted 09.27.2016 | Parents
Greater Good Science Center

By James Kirby We often hear the old adage, "It takes a village to raise a child," yet with increasing independence, geographical movement, and isola...

Turns Out It's Dirt Cheap for Companies to Offer Family Leave. Why Is Corporate America Still Failing?

Quora | Posted 08.18.2016 | Business
Quora

How much does it cost a company when a typical female employee goes on maternity leave? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network w...

Texas Lawmakers Must Address Shortage in Mental Health Workforce

Colleen Horton | Posted 08.16.2016 | Politics
Colleen Horton

We have a mental health workforce shortage in Texas. Just look at the numbers. Last year, 185 Texas counties out of 254 did not have a single psychia...

Felony Shuts Professor out of Workforce

Jorge Newbery | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact
Jorge Newbery

Lauren Bertovich can't get a job. Even with a Master's of Interior Architecture, Home Depot will not hire her. Lowe's won't hire her, either. Fast foo...

Veterans Aren't Victims, But They Still Need Your Help

Brian Stann | Posted 08.10.2016 | Impact
Brian Stann

Most veterans appreciate being thanked for their service, but even better, they appreciate the chance to be seen in the most accurate light and considered well-qualified for almost any job.

What I Want the Future of Work to Look Like for Women

Jennifer Gefsky | Posted 07.28.2016 | Business
Jennifer Gefsky

In April 2014, weeks before Mother's Day, the ad agency Mullen Lowe released a powerful video, "World's Toughest Job," to highlight the tireless work ...

No Shortage Of Talent -- A Shortage Of Vision

Jose Antonio Tijerino | Posted 07.08.2016 | Technology
Jose Antonio Tijerino

With last year's big news of the dismal diversity numbers reported by tech giants in the rear-view mirror, there has been no real change in the percentage of Latino and African American programmers as we head into the second half 2016.

How to Scale a Growing Organization

Quora | Posted 06.24.2016 | Business
Quora

What are the most difficult things to scale in a growing organization? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling q...

How Do We Add More Value To Students' College Investments?

Peter Cohen | Posted 06.17.2016 | Education
Peter Cohen

College students are taking their investments in their futures seriously. Just ask Vanessa Wismeier, a 2015 graduate of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa...

Our Military Will Not Stop This Revolution

Bernard Starr | Posted 06.02.2016 | Fifty
Bernard Starr

Some years ago, a retail homegoods company created the catchy slogan "It ain't just paint" to tell the public that their stores sold much more than paint. The ad campaign apparently failed since the company went bankrupt.

4 Ways to Drive Youth Economic Opportunities in Indonesia

Bill Reese | Posted 05.26.2016 | Impact
Bill Reese

For me, getting the numbers right--particularly when they are measuring young people's wellbeing--is critically important to how we shape meaningful y...

The Most Effective Salary Negotiation Tactic

Quora | Posted 05.25.2016 | Business
Quora

What are some tactics that everyone can use in salary negotiations? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling ques...

How College Kills Purpose

Zach Mercurio | Posted 05.24.2016 | College
Zach Mercurio

Students, by actively choosing for themselves not to try and fit into what society has prescribed for them, may indeed be at the forefront of our species' advancement. They may be the thinkers, innovators, and trailblazers. For they have asked "why." It's time for colleges to do the same.

Presidential Hopefuls -- What About the Millennials?

Jody B. Miller | Posted 05.18.2016 | Politics
Jody B. Miller

The Millennials will continue to build, but with experience as their quest and self-reflection as their guide. They will question often and choose roads less travelled. They will remain as varied as the flowers and birds that permeate this great earth.

The Four S's of a Happy Work Life

Quora | Posted 05.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Quora

How can organizations apply your happiness principles to have a healthy work environment? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network...

What Does a Technical Coach at Facebook Do?

Quora | Posted 05.16.2016 | Technology
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...