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Breakthrough

A New Thought

Michael Neill | Posted 09.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

While this willingness to stay in the unknown long enough for a new thought to appear is certainly one of the keys to teaching excellence, it is much more than that -- it is also the secret behind both personal and professional transformation.

What to Know Regarding Current Treatments for Ebola

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 09.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

After more than a decade of vigorous research into the deadly Ebola virus, a handful of potential treatment therapies appear to finally be on the horizon.

Why President Obama Needs to Listen to American Muslims

Lorna Byrne | Posted 09.02.2014 | Religion
Lorna Byrne

I am told that if a small group of American Muslims drawn from both the Sunni and Shia strands of Islam, and from different ethnicities come together to discuss solutions they will come up with ideas that can lead to breakthroughs.

Design Professionals Building Business Capabilities

Soren Petersen | Posted 07.27.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Riddhi Shah Experts and generalists are less than useful, however those who thoroughly master a discipline while having a broad gener...

Unlocking Big Data's Value Potential Through Design with Small Data

Soren Petersen | Posted 08.21.2014 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Finn Birger Lie Big Data is perceived as the next value opportunity for corporations to innovate and grow. To be of any real value, h...

Wheelchair Wisdom: Do Your Mourning Now

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 07.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

There is an old saying, "That which doesn't destroy us makes us stronger." Life-threatening illness -- or any adversity -- can be a strengthener. Not necessarily to the body, but certainly to the character and to the spirit.

7 Ways To Create The Life You Want

Linda Durnell | Posted 06.29.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

The breakthrough that will lead us to the life we want, cannot happen without first examining the life we have been living. With everything we are managing and enduring, we may have lost touch with the vision of who we wanted to be and how we wanted to live.

Where Are The Breakthrough Innovations?

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 06.22.2014 | Business
Bhaskar Chakravorti

With toddlers getting iPads as their first toys, the joy of improvising, making stuff up and imagining things that never were, might become a thing of the past. With too few truly imaginative leaps, much innovative energy gets dissipated in incremental ideas.

Remembering Jyoti By Calling On Men To Help End The Culture Of Violence Against Women

Mallika Dutt | Posted 05.13.2014 | Impact
Mallika Dutt

One year ago, Jyoti Singh Pandey, a 23-year-old student in New Delhi, boarded a bus with a friend and headed home. She never got there.

Four Keys To A Successful Breakthrough

Ted Harro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Ted Harro

"I'm worried about where you're going here!" It had taken the CFO a day and a half to finally burst. He had been watching our planning session procee...

Fathers Are the Key to Ending Child Marriage

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Soraya Chemaly

The fact that fathers think of early marriage as a key to keeping girls safe is a particular irony given how profoundly damaging the practice is to girls and the way in which it contributes to the cycle of poverty that families are trapped in.

WATCH: A Campaign To Remove The Statue Of Liberty

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.14.2013 | Latino Voices

It’s time to deport the Statue of Liberty. That’s the latest mission for Legals for the Preservation of American Culture, an organization whic...

20 Ways to Spark Innovation in Others

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 08.11.2013 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

Many forward-thinking organizations, these days, are launching all kinds of initiatives to crank up innovation. Their intention is a good one, but their execution is often not.

An Open Letter to Facebook

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 07.21.2013 | Technology
Soraya Chemaly

We call on Facebook to make the only responsible decision and take swift, clear action on this issue, to bring your policy on rape and domestic violence into line with your own moderation goals and guidelines.

What is the Plateau Effect?

Bob Sullivan | Posted 06.30.2013 | Books
Bob Sullivan

In every success, the seeds of failure are sown. Everything works, until it doesn't work. Every training method, even political idea, every passion eventually runs its course. We are terrible at changing course, however. How many times have you heard a flailing colleague insist, "But this worked before!"

From Celebration to Action for Women and Girls

Melinda Gates | Posted 05.08.2013 | Women
Melinda Gates

On this International Women's Day, I am optimistic about the future for women and girls. One reason is that no matter where I go, I see them demanding information and opportunities that are key to improving the lives of their families.

Uncertainty: Are You Empowered or Disarmed by Ambiquity?

Tom Butta | Posted 10.09.2012 | Business
Tom Butta

Think about it. If we had all the answers would we be as motivated to explore the edges of what's possible? Would we be as thrilled to discover what doesn't work? Would we attain the valuable learning that comes from mistakes, miscues, and misjudgments?

Letting Go And New Beginnings

Jim Selman | Posted 09.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

The reason letting go can be difficult is that we actually believe that our story is true in the sense that it accurately describes what happened or what caused the present to be the way it is.

9 Ways to Practice Being a Humble Leader

Pontish Yeramyan | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business
Pontish Yeramyan

It is one thing to talk about humility and entirely another to practice it. How do you bring humility to your interactions with your people? What about with your boss? Your customers? These 9 practices can bring out the strength in humility and open pathways to connection and growth.

Being, a Coach in Process

Christine Sachs | Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

I have come to realize that if real change is going to happen -- if I want real happiness and fulfillment in my life -- I must let go of this familiar, known, comfortable way of being. I must let go of all the things I "know" I can and cannot do.

Top 10 Breakout Artists Of 2011

Jeff Pollack | Posted 02.14.2012 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

So which artists emerged in a huge way in 2011 and reached the top echelon of success? I focused on 10 that were standouts this year. Regardless of wh...

What the Heck Is Corporate Culture?

James M. Lynch | Posted 08.31.2011 | Business
James M. Lynch

Don't think you have a culture? You do -- every business does. It's just a question of whether or not it works for you and if it's a conscious choice you're making.

Getting Over My Sideways Years

Tim Sanders | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tim Sanders

In 1981, my life was jolting forward via my success as a champion debater and former special education student. Then it all changed with one sentence: "Your father's been murdered."

Laura Stampler

'America 2049' Facebook Game Promotes Social Justice

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Stampler | Posted 08.16.2012 | Technology

A young woman, wide eyes accentuated by smeared mascara and dirt, is crouched on a cement basement floor, her wrists handcuffed to the cracked wall. W...

On Securing Communities in New York

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Arlene M. Roberts

Coming soon to a nabe near you: the Secure Communities program, courtesy Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). But introduction and implementati...