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What Americans Can Learn from the Japanese

Monique Svazlian, CPCC | Posted 11.03.2013 | World
Monique Svazlian, CPCC

I recently took a trip to Japan, and got a first hand look at this centuries-old culture. Although only there for a week, it was enough time to leave a hugely positive impression and inspired thinking about what we as Americans can learn from the Japanese.

How Collaboration Can Further Innovation

Deepika Kurup | Posted 10.22.2013 | Teen
Deepika Kurup

Just like water drops come together to form oceans, when tackling global problems, it is essential for people to work together. Individually, one can have a brilliant idea, but when one collaborates with others, the true potential of their ideas are amplified.

The 8 Types of People You Need in a Brainstorm

Amanda Schneider | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business
Amanda Schneider

The best brainstorms are composed of six to eight people from diverse backgrounds who are committed to the success of a central project.

Two Heads are Better than One: The Importance of Collaboration in Research

Dr. Jennifer Lamberts | Posted 10.23.2013 | Science
Dr. Jennifer Lamberts

As scientists, we are all working toward the same end goal: to cure human disease. With such a lofty goal ahead of us, there is no time for researchers to stand alone as islands.

Artist Collaboration Fuels Creative Exploration

Amit Gupta | Posted 10.22.2013 | Arts
Amit Gupta

Creative magic happens when an artist is deeply involved in their art form. Add a creative partner (or two) to the mix and you've got enough knowledge and experience to spark a multitude of creative advancements.

Combating the Collapse of Collaboration

Verelyn Gibbs Watson | Posted 10.21.2013 | Impact
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

But most of all, we are doing our part to combat The Collapse of Collaboration in the hopes that we can start a ripple effect and get everyone to remember the true meaning of TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More.

The Art of the Master Bridge-Builder: Interview With Nadine Hack

Cortney McDermott | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Cortney McDermott

Despite the marvels of modern technological connectivity, we are more disconnected than ever.

Hyperconnectivity and Digital (dis)Connection

Elizabeth Filippouli | Posted 10.13.2013 | Technology
Elizabeth Filippouli

The digital gap impacts societies and the global economy in a number of sectors: education, poverty and job opportunities are some of the most important ones.

After the Birth, Do Not Forget the Labor

Norma Cook Everist | Posted 09.21.2013 | World
Norma Cook Everist

Labor is work, hard, hard work. Co-labor is important, sharing collaboratively in bringing life into the world and raising children in community.

Karl Lagerfeld X Welton London

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 09.21.2013 | Style
Emily Elyse Miller

This October Karl Lagerfeld will not only invade your closet but also your home. Lagerfeld has recently signed a licensing agreement with Welton London to capture the aroma of one of fashion's most iconic couture houses.

What Is Next After the Gates/Buffett Giving Pledge? Building Generosity Networks

Jeffrey Walker | Posted 09.17.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Walker

I believe that the big opportunity is more than just money. Concentrating on connecting serious passionate people to others with similar areas of philanthropic interest, such as educational reform, global health, and nutrition, will produce more long lasting, positive change.

Want to Be a More Effective Leader? Start by Stepping Into Your Followers' Shoes

Sanyin Siang | Posted 09.17.2013 | Business
Sanyin Siang

One of the toughest things for anyone to do is to see situations from another's point of view. Yet, it's critical for effective leadership.

1 Million Sub Star: YouTuber Bart Baker On Creating Successful Music Parodies (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.15.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Just moments before he hit his milestone of 1 million subscribers, YouTube parody master Bart Baker joined us live in the studio to chat about the ev...

Coexist Campaign: Creating a Cycle of Peace

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 09.14.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

The Coexist Campaign holds the potential to change the way peace-building is done around the world. By working at the grassroots level, but connecting to global markets through the latest in digital technology, it can bring people together as never before.

Cleared for Takeoff: Video Conferencing

Cindy Auten | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Cindy Auten

It will take OMB and congressional oversight to keep this initiative afloat but many hope this bill will propel government collaboration into the new era of travel. Air traffic control, we are ready for liftoff.

EcoDistricts As Incubators of Innovation Too

John M. Eger | Posted 07.10.2013 | Impact
John M. Eger

Last month, eight cities gathered in Portland, Oregon for an "EcoDistricts Incubator." The Incubator is a "three-day intensive workshop designed to a...

5 Lessons in Efficiency for Small Business Owners

Brian Honigman | Posted 09.02.2013 | Small Business
Brian Honigman

Running your small business as efficiently as possible is vital for its continued success in the ever-changing marketplace. Achieving maximum productivity in everything your business does is a difficult feat but it is entirely possible with the right strategy in place.

The Secret To Being A 'Good' Boss

Lisa Firestone | Posted 09.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

As managers, we can learn to be mindful in our decisions, policies and practices. The best way to start is by thinking about what our values are and choosing to live by them. If all of us were to do this in each of our interactions, we would find that our attitude is contagious.

Only Connect: Why Your Story Matters

Flynn Coleman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Impact
Flynn Coleman

In today's information-saturated landscape, one of the most valuable skills you can acquire is the ability to tell stories. If you want to be a good storyteller, practice listening to others. A crucial part of good storytelling is empathy: the ability to perceive and intuit what others are experiencing.

The World's Children Live Here, Too

Inwood House | Posted 08.14.2013 | Impact
Inwood House

Right now there is a teenager riding the 4 subway train through New York City, wondering where to go. Nestled between you and me on our train home from work, her belly is too small for us to notice. She feels invisible. But she has rights, and she is not alone.

My Unexpected Research Partner Was My Daughter

Jeffrey W. Rubin | Posted 08.12.2013 | Parents
Jeffrey W. Rubin

Only glimmers of light showed through the hotel windows. "This will make a great story," Emma suggested gamely. Where had I brought my daughter, I worried, and how could I keep her safe?

What Successful Women Do Right

Bhanu Narasimhan | Posted 08.11.2013 | Women
Bhanu Narasimhan

True success extends to both the material and inner realms. It is not just about getting promoted at work, accumulating a lot of money or appearing on magazine covers.

The Spirit of Collaboration Is Touching All of Our Lives

Don Tapscott | Posted 08.11.2013 | College
Don Tapscott

Collaboration is important not just because it's a better way to learn. The spirit of collaboration is penetrating every institution and all of our lives. So learning to collaborate is part of equipping yourself for innovation and life-long learning in an ever-changing networked economy.

NeoCon 2013 Preview

Amanda Schneider | Posted 08.06.2013 | Small Business
Amanda Schneider

If you are heading to the show, here are a few exhibits and presentations that should be on your agenda.

The Creativity and Commerce Conundrum

John M. Eger | Posted 07.13.2013 | Business
John M. Eger

Business in America knows well that we have entered the Age of Innovation. This became evident to attendees putting together a California "Blueprint ...