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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

5 Keys To Creating A Lasting Impact Through Collaboration

Harbrinder Kang | Posted 11.23.2013 | Impact
Harbrinder Kang

Many of the problems we face today are so large and widespread, no one organization or agency can solve them alone. Yet, individuals and local organizations work toward solutions every day. At Cisco, we believe that social entrepreneurs with common goals can work better when they work together.

5 Reasons for Hope From a Gathering of Nonprofit Leaders

Spencer Critchley | Posted 11.17.2013 | Impact
Spencer Critchley

People who set out to change the world often get the feeling they may have to settle for a few square feet. That's why an event like this year's Nonprofit Management Institute conference is so welcome.

Ibérico Ham Porn With Ferran Adrià and Joselito

Emily Elyse Miller | Posted 11.10.2013 | Taste
Emily Elyse Miller

Watch only if you are prepared, and near a store/restaurant that sells this ham.

Why Designers and Engineers are a Match Made in Heaven

Soren Petersen | Posted 11.09.2013 | Business
Soren Petersen

How often have we heard the plaintive refrain, "can't we all just get along?" Organizations seem prone to the development of departmental silos that f...

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.