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Collaboration

A New Pope for a New World

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 05.18.2013 | Business
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

Teaming is not only an important skill for Christian leaders and workers; it is fast becoming the skill of the age.

Now Hear This: SXSW Shingerview With David Noël, VP of Community, Soundcloud

David Shing | Posted 05.13.2013 | Technology
David Shing

The latest and hottest start-ups aren't coming from Silicon Valley anymore. David Noël is the VP of Community at Soundcloud, which is based in Berlin. Here he talks with me about creative collaboration and how Soundcloud is enabling it between artists and fans.

Construction IT (Finally) Completes the 'Tower of Babel': Interview with Aconex CEO Leigh Jasper

James Grundvig | Posted 05.12.2013 | Technology
James Grundvig

Whatever the Tower of Babel may represent, one thing is clear: Construction Tech has been an IT laggard since the first Apple computer went to market.

Childhood Cancer, My Road Map

Jonathan Agin | Posted 05.12.2013 | Impact
Jonathan Agin

It is easy for me to write about childhood cancer in many respects. It matters to me. It touched me personally through the diagnosis and loss of my amazing daughter Alexis. Where I think the struggle lies is changing the entire landscape with respect to fighting the disease.

Save the World With Collaborative Leadership

Jeffrey Walker | Posted 05.11.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Walker

We still have a lot to learn about how to create long-lasting, cross-cutting, highly effective collaborations. New models are being devised and tested every day. But there's no doubt that collaboration will be key to the future survival and success of humankind.

Telecommuting Kills Creativity: What the Research Says About Yahoo's New Work Policy

Dr. R. Keith Sawyer | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business
Dr. R. Keith Sawyer

Everyone is pissed off about Yahoo's new ban on working from home. Or at least, that's what the media coverage seems to suggest. But none of these news articles have asked a basic question: What does the research show?

We Need Each Other!

Ronit Herzfeld | Posted 05.07.2013 | Impact
Ronit Herzfeld

There are hundreds of thousands of us who feel this energetic drive to bring into our world a new way of being and relating.

SXSWedu Launches Next Big Idea: Inclusive Competitiveness

Mike Green | Posted 05.04.2013 | Black Voices
Mike Green

No inclusive innovation framework or economic transformation can be developed without strong support from local institutional powers.

Children Naturally Want To Show What They Know

Chris Abraham | Posted 05.04.2013 | TED Weekends
Chris Abraham

2013-02-27-tedprizepullEach and every opportunity we have to collaborate, entice, introduce, facilitate, and amplify the ideas and creations of the other -- to keep curious and engaged -- seems more than worthwhile to me.

Teleworking a Deal Breaker?

Rose Stanley | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business
Rose Stanley

The higher an organization rates itself as having a flexible culture, the lower the organization's voluntary turnover rate.

The Reinvention of Work: Projects Not Positions

Russell C. Smith | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business
Russell C. Smith

Over the last 20 years work has been reinvented, restructured, and rebooted. The top-tier and bottom level of what working means has been redefined by corporations, visionaries, technologies and individuals.

YouTube Stars Take To MTV To Premiere Music Videos (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 04.27.2013 | Media
Shira Lazar

As a bonafide YouTube star, DeStorm is still cranking out roughly nine videos a week, including his daily vlogs, video on his second channel, and a big music video on his main channel.

Effective Collaboration

Marcia Wieder | Posted 04.24.2013 | Business
Marcia Wieder

Welcome to the generation of effective and generous collaboration. Gone are the days where it was every man for himself at the office. With the Intern...

Your Start-Up Life with the Woman Who Remade New York

Rana Florida | Posted 04.20.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

Your Start-Up Life is a business advice column by Rana Florida, Author of Upgrade (McGraw-Hill, September 2013) and CEO of the Creative Class Group. ...

Only Radical Thinking Will Make University Education Affordable

John M. Eger | Posted 04.16.2013 | College
John M. Eger

If we really want to be more accessible, more affordable, more efficient at delivering basic college education to more students, we need to ask how we can collaborate, where we can work together, and determine what we can do that is so unique to our university that it becomes our mission.

Let's Get Scenius

Faris Yakob | Posted 04.13.2013 | Technology
Faris Yakob

Increasingly, thinkers become ever more specialized in every field and so we need people who can traverse different fields, or at least translate between them, to find the non-obvious combinations that are ideas and innovation. Collaboration will drive big new solutions.

Your Start-Up Life: Fail to Succeed

Rana Florida | Posted 04.07.2013 | Business
Rana Florida

Government leaders, Fortune 500 companies, and some of the world's leading cultural organizations are increasingly turning to Sir Ken Robinson for advice on creativity, education, and the economy.

Predictions for Thriving in the Near Future

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.26.2013 | World
Marian Salzman

Seeing Sandy's damage to so many homes, including my own, got me thinking back over the many years I have been warning that extreme weather would be hitting a neighborhood near me, and near you, and near everyone who inhabits this abused planet.

Speed Your Company's Social Transformation, From Inside Out

Kare Anderson | Posted 03.26.2013 | Business
Kare Anderson

The more that we, as the new "social workers" can see and successfully suggest holistic models for adoption in our own company, the greater the chance that we can use our best talents with others, and choose to stay at a firm, doing meaningful work together.

Scaling Community Solutions: Reflecting on the Social Innovation Fund With Paul Carttar

Kathleen P. Enright | Posted 03.26.2013 | Impact
Kathleen P. Enright

In the face of continuing cutbacks from government austerity measures, many nonprofits and their grantmaker partners are exploring ways to increase their impact and most effectively invest their resources in communities.

Jeffersonian Dinners Create Transformative Connections

Jeffrey Walker | Posted 03.22.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Walker

As a result of the dinners, vibrant networks and passionate partners have been created for these causes. Here are a few ground rules that help these dinners succeed.

Brad Feld on Collaborative Reading

Phil Simon | Posted 03.13.2013 | Books
Phil Simon

I know from personal experience that writing books makes you particularly opinionated about the publishing industry, but Brad Feld is actually doing something about it. I sat down with him to talk about BookShout.

A Timely Interview With Jon Ramer About Creating Collective Compassion (Part 2)

Russell C. Smith | Posted 03.11.2013 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

Jon Ramer is a software entrepreneur turned social engineer, a civic leader, a community organizer, an inventor, and a musician. He is the designer an...

The Museum Is Open

John M. Eger | Posted 03.01.2013 | Arts
John M. Eger

Museums are rethinking who they are, their core competencies and, importantly, what they can do to partner with schools, libraries and others to ensure American kids have the thinking skill the 21st century so demands.

The Skill of the Age

Robert C. Crosby, D.Min. | Posted 02.26.2013 | Business
Robert C. Crosby, D.Min.

What is the chief skill needed to not just survive, but thrive in today's world? No one would argue that things aren't rapidly changing -- arguably more than at any other time in history. As a result, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep up and, in some cases, keep together.