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Trusting the Crowd and the Machines

Despina Katsikakis | Posted 11.19.2014 | Business
Despina Katsikakis

The business environment of the future needs to trust people and technology and provide flexibility and choice for employees to connect with complementary skills across a network, to work together on challenges, to learn fast, unlock their passion and improve performance.

Will Facebook at Work, Work?

Jacob Morgan | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Jacob Morgan

Here is the second episode of The Future In 5, the video series where I share my ideas, insights, and commentary on the future of work in five minutes or less!

The Best Way to Predict the Future Is to Create It

Ayelet Baron | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Ayelet Baron

Regularly killing projects and deciding what we are not going to do is a way to get us unstuck. I thrive around people who take risks and know how to launch and quit stuff. Walking away can often help us get closer to what is truly important.

The Right to Share (Rides, Rooms and More)

Hilary Gowins | Posted 11.13.2014 | Business
Hilary Gowins

The benefits of the sharing economy are numerous, but they stem from the fact that these business models have evolved past a traditional middleman, meaning services and goods cost less for consumers, and providers can keep more profits.

What I Learned from Einstein: The Importance of Culture

Great Work Cultures | Posted 11.12.2014 | Business
Great Work Cultures

Growing up in Princeton, New Jersey, I was allowed to walk up to the end of our short dead-end street and through my grandparents' backyard to knock on the door of Albert Einstein's house. When I arrived at Einstein's door, he welcomed me in.

Can Innovation Cause Inefficiencies?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 11.12.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

Is it possible that trying to be innovative has really turned your company or department in the other direction and caused Inefficiencies?

Visual Art Is Vibrant at Life Is Beautiful Festival 2014

JK Russ | Posted 11.12.2014 | Arts
JK Russ

"Love is Power. Power is Life. Life is Beautiful." The words are scrawled in red, encircling a cut out of a large, purple cactus flower. Pasted to the wall, the flower is surrounded by hundreds of other natural desert elements, with hand-written messages.

Bye Whatsapp, Hello Telegram (And Later... Bye TG, Hello WhatsNext)

Mark Turrell | Posted 11.12.2014 | Technology
Mark Turrell

Our experience highlights a huge challenge for messaging service providers, and also for the telcos who have relied on text messaging revenue as a source of profits.

One Thing I Would Change

Heather Deason Zynczak | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women
Heather Deason Zynczak

If I could change one thing about today's landscape, it would be to bring more women into the sphere of leadership. Why?

Why Higher Education Should Not Compromise About Collaboration

Cameron MacLeod | Posted 11.05.2014 | College
Cameron MacLeod

Not only can social networking be purposeful, it is more compelling when it is.

#TropMed14 and a Shining Example of How Collaboration Saves Lives

Cameron Conaway | Posted 11.04.2014 | Impact
Cameron Conaway

As I type I am surrounded by thousands of people working to fight against the myriad diseases that plague mankind. This is the 63rd annual meeting o...

The Growth Of The Collaborative Movement

Joey Adler | Posted 11.04.2014 | Impact
Joey Adler

Helping to train small businesses -- even those not directly related to your business -- will serve a common need. Providing the right kind of information, combined with specific guidance from specialists or certification professionals, help individuals and small businesses in the community to thrive and succeed.

The Missing Link: Moving Beyond First-Level Solutions to Women's Leadership

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 11.04.2014 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

It has been a hectic but exciting fall packed with travel and speaking engagements at executive forums and conferences nationwide. At these events, I'...

Get Creative with Social Media: Expand your Network and Realize Your Vision Through Online Collaborations

Dannia Guzman | Posted 10.30.2014 | Technology
Dannia Guzman

Have you considered how using social media today can help you realize your vision and accomplish your long-term goals? Whether you are a student conte...

How to Become a Connective Leader Who Fosters Conviviality and Collaboration

Kare Anderson | Posted 10.23.2014 | Business
Kare Anderson

To boost bonding among others so they are more apt to work (or play) well together, ask them, when together, to do two powerfully simple things that can be done rather quickly.

The Shape of a Radically Pragmatic College Education

Jayson Boyers | Posted 10.23.2014 | College
Jayson Boyers

The transformation in higher education is already here; the question is how learning institutions respond.

When Education Data Speaks, Are We Really Listening?

Brad C. Phillips | Posted 10.23.2014 | College
Brad C. Phillips

You know how it is when you get the sense the person you're talking to is nodding their head appearing to listen, but is really just waiting to talk. Desperate to interject and say the right thing, they ... don't.

The Culture of Collective Impact

Paul Schmitz | Posted 10.22.2014 | Impact
Paul Schmitz

I came to believe in collective impact from a cognitive dissonance I increasingly experienced during two decades of work in the nonprofit sector.

Learning About Effective Leadership by Rappelling Waterfalls

Laura Berger | Posted 10.23.2014 | Business
Laura Berger

In executive coaching, I have clients hurtling themselves toward a goal. They want to get "there" no matter what. Then there are the adrenaline junkies who enjoy the risk of chaos, taking pride in not needing methods and plans.

Caves, Icebergs, and Humanoid Landscapes: A Collaboration With Rebecca Chaperon

Hannah Stephenson | Posted 10.15.2014 | Arts
Hannah Stephenson

In my writing practice, I often write poems that have been sparked by an image. Last summer, I came across Rebecca Chaperon's work, and was stunned by its weird beauty.

U.S. "vs." China in Africa: A Message to President Obama and Premier Li Keqiang

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 10.14.2014 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

President Obama and Premier Li Keqiang: you don't need to be so competitive because you're not actually competing. A more formal collaborative approach could be in your mutual interest.

Shared Understanding: Bringing Together Many Voices Using Collaborative Tools and Processes

Great Work Cultures | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Great Work Cultures

I fell in love with technology when I met my first computer and learned to program. But my husband has no cause for jealousy because my love of technology is instrumental.

Rules of Engagement

David Kleeman | Posted 10.10.2014 | Media
David Kleeman

This past week, three colleagues and I prepared an article pitch, on historical and other reasons why research scientists and industry content creator...

Super Teams, not Superstars

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

Sometimes you can feel it immediately. This "something" that is hard to explain, but so easy to feel. A "something" which is part of the culture, and...

The Merger of Business & Philanthropy

Steven Crandell | Posted 10.09.2014 | Business
Steven Crandell

An Open Letter to Bill Gates and Kevin Roberts Dear Bill and Kevin, The people of the world are ready for one of the biggest innovations eve...