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The Conspiracy of Empathy: Why Some Organizations Thrive When Others Don't

Jayson Boyers | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Jayson Boyers

It is inevitable that every company, industry and even government will meet a crisis at some stage in their life cycle. For those organizations that succeed, is there a common thread for thriving beyond the crisis?

Joint Venture: Business Agreement for International Trade

Darilyn Aquino | Posted 07.29.2014 | Business
Darilyn Aquino

You must keep in mind that a joint venture is particularly aimed at obtaining the respective commercial benefits, but does not include all business or economic activities of the participating members.

Opening Doors of Dialogue, Closing Tunnels of Revenge

Gaia Paradiso | Posted 07.29.2014 | Impact
Gaia Paradiso

We have different options, but not to lose our humanity and our hope for the future, the future that we all have in our minds and hearts, of safety and security for all, we only have one resolution and one way forward: harder, but essential: peace.

What Is Collaboration at Work?

Bruce Mayhew | Posted 07.24.2014 | Business
Bruce Mayhew

Collaboration is challenging when you consider collaboration requires a work environment that is fundamentally different from the vertical, hierarchical structure most businesses have operated for the last 50-plus years.

Lessons Learned From the Softball Field on the Power of Collaboration

Suzanne McKenzie | Posted 07.22.2014 | Impact
Suzanne McKenzie

The most effective partnerships are forged when people build on one another's strengths, resulting in more than they could accomplish on their own.

Houston, We Have a Leadership Problem

Silvia Damiano | Posted 07.21.2014 | Business
Silvia Damiano

If companies want to make a real change, they can start by expanding their definition of leadership success to address the current built-in gender biases that subordinate the leadership competencies in which many women excel.

#AOLBUILD Welcomes Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz and @SexTapeMovie Director, Jake Kasdan

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment
AOL BUILD

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Where New Technology Leaves Us

Danny Groner | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Danny Groner

As we look ahead at a world with computers literally affixed to people's eyes, let's make sure not to forget the importance of the people behind the screens.

The Future of Work Is About Challenging Convention

Jacob Morgan | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Jacob Morgan

It's no wonder that synonyms for employee, manager and work include words like cog, slave driver and drudgery. We have literally built our organizations from the ground up with the notion that work has to be unpleasant. It's time to challenge convention.

#AOLBUILD Meets Founder Reshma Saujani @GirlsWhoCode

AOL BUILD | Posted 07.28.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Saujani is a self-proclaimed "Feminist with a capital F" and while she asks "Where are the women?," she definitely knows where they should be: EVERYWHERE.

A Talk With Peter James and Ian Rankin

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 07.14.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Internationally acclaimed, their books have been translated into dozens of languages, and are regularly on best-seller lists. Peter and Ian are being interviewed together since they collaborated on a story in Face Off, a collection of short stories by some of the world's greatest thriller writers.

Inclusion, Engagement, Collaboration -- An Inconvenient Truth?

Sylvana Storey | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
Sylvana Storey

Much talk is generated about the value that the behaviors of inclusion, engagement and collaboration bring to organizations but we only need to dig a bit deeper to see what the evidence is for how these behaviors are practiced by those who do the talking.

The DOPE x Liquipel x Starter Snapback in Black

Jamie Rosenberg | Posted 07.07.2014 | Style
Jamie Rosenberg

Dope and Starter are teaming up with Liquipel to provide consumers with an awesome hat. The collab will feature Dope's logo on the front of a black snapback, and on the back it will show the starter label on the mid section.

How Visionary Leaders Can Stifle Innovation

Linda Hill | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business
Linda Hill

Every day we hear more leaders call for increased innovation from their organizations. They recognize what's now obvious. In a world of rapid change, the ability to innovate over and over is probably the only enduring competitive advantage an organization can have.

Together Instead of Alone: Connection, Coworking and the Congregation

Rev. Emily M. D. Scott | Posted 07.01.2014 | Religion
Rev. Emily M. D. Scott

A vision for a coworking space has come into focus at St. Lydia's, the Dinner Church where I am pastor.

The Daily Innovator: Nine Ideas for Sparking Curiosity in Your Collaborators

Amy Radin | Posted 06.09.2014 | Business
Amy Radin

Are some people just born curious? Or can curiosity be cultivated? The answer matters because curiosity is a necessity for innovation. If curiosity isn't instinctive among your collaborators then you need to bring it to life.

The Case Against Collaboration: A Solo Artists Manifesto

Brett Gleason | Posted 06.05.2014 | Arts
Brett Gleason

Making an album by your self inherently takes longer but what is lost in tedium is saved in translation.

What Is Required to Make Collaborative Divorce Truly Collaborative?

Mark Baer | Posted 06.03.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Those of you who have been reading my series of articles about "Collaborative Divorce" should be well aware of the fact that I have quoted Stephen Wil...

Battling The Burnout Culture: How To Game The Plan

William A. Beachy | Posted 07.19.2014 | Small Business
William A. Beachy

All too often, entrepreneurs' focus on hyper-growth quickly creates burnout that actually hurts their bottom lines. Seriously, are you helping or hurting your most valuable asset: the people on your team?

'Collaborative Divorce' Is Collaborative in Name Only

Mark Baer | Posted 07.12.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

It seems to me that as currently practiced, "Collaborative Divorce" is collaborative in name only and at best should be called "Cooperative Divorce."

The Future of Work Is About Clarity and Leaders Who Don't Buy-into Nonsense

Ayelet Baron | Posted 07.06.2014 | Business
Ayelet Baron

While many organizations have vision and mission statements, most employees can't translate them to their own work. They focus on their "job" and then we are surprised when they are resisting a change.

Collaboration Is the New "Black": Tips for Your Next Collaboration

Carol Roth | Posted 07.02.2014 | Small Business
Carol Roth

As the 35.DL line has recently launched, Andrea talks about why collaboration is important for small business owners and entrepreneurs and how to collaborate effectively.

Legos, Erector Sets, Collaboration, and the Future of the Nonprofit Sector

Joseph Amodeo | Posted 07.01.2014 | Impact
Joseph Amodeo

Whether two or more nonprofits are working together to achieve a commonly shared goal or facing the realities of limited resources to meet a need, they're demonstrating that collaboration often strengthens the impact of a project.

7 Insights for Unsticking When a Project Gets Stuck

Leah Mayor | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Leah Mayor

Success requires new learning, expanding my skill set, collaborating with a variety of personalities, and operating in vastly different sectors.

Is Your Rome Burning? Getting Engineers and Designers Delighted to Build Together

Mona Patel | Posted 06.22.2014 | Huffpost Code
Mona Patel

It's the responsibility of both the designer and the engineer to work together to find the smartest way to deliver the desired result. Of course, that's the crux of it--figuring out how to get them working together first.