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Collaboration

In Defense of Brainstorming

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

I'm all for people thinking on their own in their dorm room... or Starbucks... or the zoo. That's a good thing. But as a replacement for a well-run brainstorming session? Why the either/or syndrome? Why not both?

Unlocking the Benefits of Open Data

Ariel Smilowitz | Posted 02.25.2014 | Technology
Ariel Smilowitz

As a generation that has grown up working with computers and regularly connecting online with people around the world, young people in particular have the potential to provide a unique contribution within this space.

Companies Without Strong Communities Will Die Away

Peter Cardon | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Peter Cardon

The business world is abuzz with terms like collaboration, teamwork, engagement and sharing. The goal of course is more innovation, productivity and agility in a rapidly changing business environment.

ON HUMAN COLLABORATION

Richard Koch | Posted 02.25.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

Are groups good for us? The disciple asks, "Buddha, what do heaven and hell look like?" Buddha smiles and escorts her to hell. At first it doesn't ...

If Nonprofit Mergers Seem Obvious, Why Aren't There More?

Willa Seldon | Posted 02.24.2014 | Impact
Willa Seldon

The reason that nonprofit mergers continue to lag sector growth isn't that they don't make sense. Quite the contrary. Nonprofit mergers and acquisitions are often an effective way to deliver more and better services at lower cost.

Broadli Makes Your Network Work

Pamela Ryckman | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
Pamela Ryckman

As social creatures, we connect, explore and shop based on the recommendations of people we trust. But when we broadcast suggestions or requests on social media, there's no guarantee that valued sources or experts will see them and respond.

One Simple Way to Ensure that Your Team Becomes High Performing

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 04.13.2014 | Business
Mitch Ditkoff

If you are reading this, chances are good that you are currently a member of a team -- either at work, in your community, or as part of a volunteer organization. And if you aren't on a team now, chances are good that, at some time in your life, you were on a team. Yes? I thought so.

The Daily Innovator: Email to the CEO

Daryl Twitchell | Posted 04.12.2014 | Business
Daryl Twitchell

The first thing I need from you is encouragement to take a bigger view of our business sector. We need to show a willingness to press traditional boundaries so we can liberate our thinking to see pockets of opportunity we may have overlooked.

How Collaboration Is a Solution

Karin Volo | Posted 04.08.2014 | Impact
Karin Volo

It's time to create amazing companies as the standard, not the exception! True employee engagement revolves around the people, their passions and their purpose.

Women Presidents Outperform Their Male Counterparts in Complex Economies

Nicholas A. Pearce, Ph.D. | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Nicholas A. Pearce, Ph.D.

Despite their increasing presence on the global stage, the relative effectiveness of women national leaders in growing the world's toughest economies compared to their male counterparts was largely unknown -- until now.

Human to Human (H2H) -- Collaboration is the New Competition

Tom Lowery | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Tom Lowery

Collaboration is an experience that integrates people, technology and business through which extraordinary things can happen and businesses can increase profits. Sounds like a true win-win to me.

Your New Favorite T-Shirt

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 03.25.2014 | Style
Emily Elyse Miller

Taubmans paint brand has created yet another successful and intriguing collaboration. The same company that brought you Culinary Interiors is now p...

In Praise of the Hybrid Company: When .Com Meets .Org

Julie Kantor | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
Julie Kantor

So after 20 years, I decided I wanted to go from Julie.org to Julie.com. The only challenge, personally, is that I wanted to be incentivized with equity or financially in a company, but just couldn't find it in my heart to take a position where there was no mission or cause.

The Unexpected Value of Business Collaboration

Brian Honigman | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Brian Honigman

Collaboration is the fuel of any business, whether it is between employees, partners or customers. It is a driving force for continued efficiency among everyday tasks and a necessity for improving the outcomes of many business activities.

The 3 C's of the New Beta Organization: Communication, Collaboration and Curation

Dana Ardi | Posted 03.09.2014 | Business
Dana Ardi

With the advent of the Information Age and increasingly rapid waves of technological change, the Alpha model of doing business -- top-down, command-and-control leadership like an army led by a commander whose orders flow in only one direction -- is on its way out.

Going Beyond Ads To Attract Young Teachers

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 03.08.2014 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Robyn Gee The 30-second PSAs from the U.S. Department of Education's TEACH campaign, run by a coalition of major corporations and Teach for Americ...

We'll All Be Having a Hacking New Year

Marian Salzman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Business
Marian Salzman

The watchword is hacking, which used to imply something both geeky and malicious. Now it's the height of cool, and we'll be seeing it done big.

Millennials Mix & Move, Asking: "What's Your Problem?"

Christopher Norris | Posted 02.18.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

B.O.L.D member Richard Taylor (pink shirt), a Chicago-based motivational speaker, leads a round of "What's Your Problem?" during a millennial mixer...

My 5 'Mandela Moments': How the Quintessential DreamMaker Helped Me to See the Light

Michele Hunt | Posted 02.19.2014 | Impact
Michele Hunt

Nelson Mandela's life inspired me to continue to dream big and reinforced my core values of love, peace and the belief that the world can be changed.

40 Ways to Reinvent Yourself in 2014

Russell C. Smith | Posted 02.16.2014 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

1. Write a list. Words you put on the page or screen have the power to turn your ideas into actions.

Why an In-depth 360 Degree Feedback Is Crucial for Your Development

Shayne Hughes | Posted 12.13.2013 | Business
Shayne Hughes

As an executive for a large government contractor, Kevin was known for his ability to make things happen. Sure, there was collateral damage - a few bo...

Getting Federal Agencies to Work Better -- and Together

Tom Fox | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Tom Fox

Zach Tumin is co-author with William J. Bratton of the book "Collaborate or Perish! Reaching Across Boundaries in a Networked World." He also manages ...

Is Competition or Collaboration the Key to Success On and Off the Court?

Leslie Grossman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Leslie Grossman

Collaboration is often missing from the workplace, particularly between the genders. At least that's the complaint of many women in many industries.

HBCU Launches Effort to Connect & Mobilize Millennial Alumni

Christopher Norris | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

The first degree-granting historically black university in America, once known as the black Princeton, is aiming to harness its millennial alumni in order to generate more activism and create a network of change agents.

Live In the Vineyard, a Music Industry LoveFest

Dr. Sharon Ufberg | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Dr. Sharon Ufberg

Bobbi Hach-Jacobs and Clare Parr should be fierce competitors in the cutthroat world of music promotion and marketing. But as leaders in their industry, they found a friendship through their love of music and musicians and bonded as dear colleagues and close friends.