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Spur Others to Share Even if You Aren't DeGeneres

Kare Anderson | Posted 05.06.2014 | Media
Kare Anderson

Sure Ellen DeGeneres sparked a most-shared Tweet, a $3 million Samsung charity donation, a parody and continuing, sometimes heated conversations. Yet even if you aren't a well-financed, likable celebrity, you can engage others, spread your idea and raise money

The Abortion Wars: Men Who Trust Women

Steve Heilig | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics
Steve Heilig

Most men are pro-choice to varying degrees, but unlike the anti-choice activists, are relatively quiet about that. Perhaps that can change a bit.

A Letter to Men Who Trust Women

Craig Newmark | Posted 10.15.2013 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Reproductive health's now center-stage in political debates and legislation. Men really can, should, and do play an important role in all of this.

Your Best Next Adventure May Be An Exotic Festival

Kare Anderson | Posted 08.16.2013 | Entertainment
Kare Anderson

From the hypnotic Whirling Dervish to Holi, where India welcomes Spring, and the art of Burning Man, colorful festivals can be where we literally move together, learning about each other's culture through ritualized dance and other play.

The Phoenix Rises

Lin Evola | Posted 07.20.2013 | Arts
Lin Evola

In 1969 I came to visit a place that would become my home. My whole generation fell in love with this city by the sea. We pushed every limit, made many mistakes, opened Pandora's Box never to have it closed again -- for good and for bad.

3 Strategies For Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions

Joy Weese Moll | Posted 03.03.2013 | Fifty
Joy Weese Moll

As anyone who has tried to keep a resolution knows, change is hard. Many of us over 50 have given up long ago on the idea that making a New Year's resolution is a path to anything but disappointment. It may be time to try again, however.

The Life Out Loud: Optimize for Joy

MeiMei Fox | Posted 11.24.2012 | Good News
MeiMei Fox

The amazing Mike Walsh somehow manages to be an entrepreneur, investor and advisor to startups, supporter of several charities, and devoted husband and father to two boys. Oh, and he's working on a film/book project on the side. How does he do it?

LOHAS Forum: Where Generations Convene to Create a Healthier Future

Brent Green | Posted 08.18.2012 | Small Business
Brent Green

Consumers described as LOHAS are passionate about sustainability, health and wellness, personal development, resource conservation, corporate responsibility, social justice, and natural and organic products.

The Life Out Loud: Change Starts With Your Underwear

MeiMei Fox | Posted 04.09.2012 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

When Jeff started his MBA program at UC Berkeley in 2006, he went in as "The Underwear Guy," telling everyone about his plans. Some people dismissed him as weird, whereas others supported his vision. He met his business partner Jason Kibbey.

The Life Out Loud: Chip Conley's Emotional Equations

MeiMei Fox | Posted 03.12.2012 | Impact
MeiMei Fox

Have you ever met someone for the first time and -- not in a romantic or sexual way -- inexplicably tumbled into a space-time vortex of pure human-to-human connection?

The Shift to Social Synergy

Stephen H. Dinan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephen H. Dinan

Social synergy is a way of designing our society such that we work more effectively and creatively together, from the grassroots to the highest echelons of power.