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Change Agents

Where to Start When You're a Change Agent

Ted Harro | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Ted Harro

Dear Change Agent, Let's start with the bad news. If they hired you to be a "change agent," it means you automatically have a target on your back. Co...

Open Thread: Young People Can and Will Change the World

Courtney O'Connell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Courtney O'Connell

Last week I received an email with three questions from Hofstra University student, Lauren. These questions are incredibly authentic, and represent th...

The Next Evolutionary Step: The Power of Circle

Birute Regine | Posted 04.10.2013 | Women
Birute Regine

Circle is a place women can come home to themselves and feel the support of other women. In circle, women are not "empowered." Instead, they have an opportunity to remember their power and to discover that being an agent of change is not about doing it alone.

Women Using the Butterfly Effect to Make a Difference

Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW | Posted 11.17.2012 | Women
Elisabeth Joy LaMotte, LICSW

You cannot help an individual if you do not consider the important relationships in their lives.

What Happens When the World's Poorest People Volunteer?

Uma Viswanathan | Posted 01.30.2012 | Impact
Uma Viswanathan

Unless the communities that typically receive services begin to serve, to stretch more than just their hands but their own hearts, they cannot experience the power they have to transform their own lives and own communities.

Are You the Change We're Looking for? Change.org a Fresh Avenue for Social Action

Lavaille Lavette | Posted 11.14.2011 | Impact
Lavaille Lavette

Change.org destroys the myth that there are not enough seconds in the day to do the things we really care about. We are change agents that can move from idea to action.

Change Agents: Cancer or Cure?

Jack Myers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jack Myers

In corporate corridors, when change agents are perceived as an invading cancer and rejected, there is no popular uprising to counter that force.

Out of the Mouths of Babes (VIDEO)

Yehuda Berg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Yehuda Berg

He's only 11 years old, but Birke Baehr wowed a large audience with his speech on "What's Wrong with our Food System and How We Can Make a Difference."

Building and Supporting a Local Community of Change Agents

Dr. Gino Yu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Dr. Gino Yu

While big conferences tend to become fixated on the bigger challenges facing the world, there are also local challenges right here in our back yard.

In the Ring With Social Entrepreneur Joe Sibilia

DeronTriff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DeronTriff

Converting a polluted, cement-covered wasteland into a model of urban renewal, Joe is betting on an extreme makeover in one of Massachusetts' most notorious sites.

Google's Project 10^100 Winners Shouldn't Have to Figure it all out on Their own

Jennifer Simckowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jennifer Simckowitz

If our corporate do-gooders have tapped the wisdom of the crowd to find and bank roll our next generation heroes, why don't they help us crowd-source a public wave of support to help these freshly minted superstars execute their missions?

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Obama: Agent of Change or Compromiser in Chief

Sandy Maisel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Maisel

The President is clearly the agenda setter, but he is not, as President Bush tried to be, "the decider." The verdict on Obama is clearly still out, but the early returns are positive.