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Collaboration

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.

India's Millennial Entrepreneur Wants to Call Philly Home

Christopher Norris | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Christopher Norris

He didn't know what the word entrepreneur was, but that didn't stop him from starting his own puppet show business in sixth grade and grossing a .50 cent profit, which he divided amongst his friends to buy chocolates.

Transforming the Not for Profit Sector by Telling the Truth: An Interview with Vik Maraj of Unstoppable Conversations

Danisha Bhaloo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Danisha Bhaloo

His two primary roles in Unstoppable are to drive the innovation of our programs through learning from other disciplines and to expand our ability to impact people faster and more deeply.

Your Safety Zone or Mine? A Collaboration Story

Stephanie Michele | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Michele

When we receive communication from other people that does not support our safety zone, most of us will either fight or flight. The challenge is every person's safety zone has been developed by unique experiences, beliefs, values and knowledge.

Productivity Hacks That Help You Get Out on Time

Amanda Schneider | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

According to Salary.com's 2013 survey, 69 percent of workers say they waste time at work every single day which indicates a clear lack of focus.

What Now: It Still Takes Too Long and Costs Too Much

Margaret Anderson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Margaret Anderson

It's not difficult to build a case that the federal government shutdown was just one more straw on the camel's back for medical research and innovation in the United States.

The Living Work: Reconnecting With the Feminine Energy

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

Whereas the previous masculine-orientated energy wished to stand visible and powerful, like the tower on the hill, the feminine energy is more subtle.

Why Delia Ephron Will Never Collaborate Again

Posted 10.23.2013 | Women

Delia Ephron worked with her sister Nora on beloved films like "You've Got Mail" and "Sleepless In Seattle," but she says it was also important for he...

Real-Time Social Media Creative Marketing and PR

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

Real-time social media are transforming marketing and public relations. I recently visited two firms in Chicago that are responding to the need for speed within the flow of online conversation.

A Missing Word in Washington

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

Two weeks into the government shutdown "showdown" in Washington and something is undeniably missing. In fact, if m we common citizens could snatch the mental lexicon of our legislators we would inject a word desperately vacant in the beltway vocabulary. And that word? Collaboration.

New, Metastatic Breast Cancer Alliance Sets a Cooperative Tone

Dr. Elaine Schattner | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dr. Elaine Schattner

This October, there's some encouraging news on the breast cancer front. Yes, there are new drugs in the pipeline and ongoing trials -- the same old, real progress, slow as usual. Until last week, that is, when there came a hint of meaningful change in the breast cancer community.

Tactical Serendipity

Angela Maiers | Posted 12.14.2013 | Impact
Angela Maiers

Have you ever met a person, come across an idea, or found a resource that was precisely what you needed at exactly that moment in time? These "happ...

Technologies That Facilitate Frictionless Collaboration

Amanda Schneider | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Amanda Schneider

While face-to-face time is critical and should be used whenever possible, modern businesses often require workers to travel frequently and work in satellite offices or at home.

Is 'Convergence' the Next Revolution in Science?

James M. Gentile | Posted 12.11.2013 | Science
James M. Gentile

Convergence indeed represents a new era of solving complex scientific questions, certainly in, but not limited to, the biomedical sciences.

Tackling Children's Health Problems With Technology And Collaboration

Yu Yi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Yu Yi

Children's health care is a growing concern on a domestic and global scale among parents, specialists, and policymakers. Treating this special population, particularly among those living in rural communities, ignites continual challenges including insurance concerns, limited transportation, and the low number and availability of pediatric specialists. Working to overcome these challenges can help ensure that every child reaches his or her full potential.

Marital Walkout - How to End the U.S. Government Shutdown

Stephanie Michele | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Stephanie Michele

I don't care to predict when the shutdown will end or how; however, I do have an idea I would like to see get implemented to help end it.

Q&A With Steve McCormick: Dialogues on the Environment

Mark Tercek | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Mark Tercek

In this ongoing series, I talk with thought leaders about ideas and trends in the environmental movement. Next in the series is my conversation with Steve McCormick, president of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

What's a Citizen to Do?

Marina Piscolish | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Marina Piscolish

Issues and politicians will come and go but the institutions by which we engage must endure. I like to say, "Conflict is an opportunity for positive change." This experience of failed leadership can be just such an opportunity.

What's Your Song?

Dennis Welch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Dennis Welch

Suddenly, it began to dawn on me why we only occasionally see greatness. It's a lot of work, and most people stop long before they have something exceptional. The people we revere, are the ones who have taken the time to try and try again.

Jeremy Gilley and Prem Rawat on Peace

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 11.30.2013 | Good News
Mitch Ditkoff

I've been doing my own research these days, trying to figure out how many peace organizations exist on planet Earth. Estimates vary greatly, but the most credible source I could find -- Housman's Peace Resource Project -- lists 3,330.

How the Psychology of Meetings Matters (and Why You Should Care About It)

Tom Lowery | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Tom Lowery

Do you like meetings? I'm willing to bet most of you will say no. Let's face it -- very often meeting managers are too focused on what they're saying as opposed to engaging others.

'I Love Meeting New People': Cat Power on The Power of Collaboration

Cat Power | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment
Cat Power

This is an "anything can happen" environment -- you make plans to do something in ten minutes and then another person will inject their ideas. Everything is constantly shifting. But I always think, collaboration and improvisation are so important.

Get Focused: Know Your Type of Meeting in Order to Keep Your Project on Track

Amanda Schneider | Posted 11.25.2013 | Business
Amanda Schneider

We've all been in a meeting that never seems to end and you wonder to yourself, "Why am I even here?" Most companies are what I like to call "meeting happy" and call meetings for just about everything and everyone is invited