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Three Lessons for Startup Founders From Andrew Mason's Not-So-Funny Resignation

Les McKeown | Posted 05.10.2013 | Small Business
Les McKeown

Treating a $1.6 billion, 11,000-employee organization like it's your personal plaything isn't funny, and including a neo-hipster inside joke about Battletoads in your farewell missive doesn't make it all okay.

The 'Me' Before Motherhood

Meryl Hartstein | Posted 05.08.2013 | Women
Meryl Hartstein

If you can find who you were before you became a mother, you have cracked the code to finding yourself.

Tattoos and Botox Have More in Common Than You Think

Michael Zacka | Posted 05.06.2013 | Business
Michael Zacka

They're both body art, and their respective consumers are changing the way we live, work, eat, play and spend.

The Fall of the Turnaround Blueprint Strategy

Les McKeown | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business
Les McKeown

Elements of past success in previous organizations can be incredibly helpful in shaping strategy in a new position, but the default mindset needs to be 'what's new and different here that requires new and different solutions?', not 'what can I copy wholesale from my last job?'.

Is It the Shoes or the Soul? In Honor of Air Jordan on his 50th

Rabbi Daniel Cohen | Posted 04.17.2013 | Sports
Rabbi Daniel Cohen

As the congratulatory wishes come in to mark the 50th birthday of Michael Jordan, one the greatest basketball players of all time, I am struck by the iconic image of MJ in flight and what it represents for all of us.

Brazilian Competitiveness: Folia and Hangover

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 04.14.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

As the Carnival in Brazil kicked off last weekend, Brazilians were ready for a party. They have reasons to celebrate. Despite a lackluster GDP performance in the last two years, unemployment rates remain at record low levels.

The Power of Creativity in Healing

Molly Hahn | Posted 04.10.2013 | Good News
Molly Hahn

In this week's video blog, I reflect on the time Buddha Doodles emerged, as well as my creative practice that existed prior to this comic (which serve...

Reading Between the Lines: Why Eurozone Improvement Is Being Ignored

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 04.08.2013 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Rising demand for German goods, an improving business climate and stability in Spanish housing should have given markets cause for celebration. However, after the substantial rally we've seen, and the headwinds yet to be tackled within the region, caution has crept back into markets.

What's Your Theory of Evolution?

Sam Sommers | Posted 03.13.2013 | Home
Sam Sommers

Are you looking to be a happier, more productive, more successful person? Then the best advice is to spend less effort trying to locate your "authentic" self, in the manner that so many supposed self-help experts prescribe. Instead, learn to embrace the notion of the self as flexible.

Paving a Growth Path Thanks to a Pair of Pants

Meg Seitz | Posted 12.12.2012 | Money
Meg Seitz

You just made a bold move to save enough money to buy something for yourself. And, without realizing it, you just raised your own gold standard. And with this new gold standard, comes two scary questions -- what's next, and what else do you want for yourself?

Got Doubt?

Ira Israel | Posted 02.09.2013 | Education
Ira Israel

Our educational system evolved to produce workers; it was not devised to facilitate genius or what we consider to be "outside the box" thinking. Our educational system is the box.

Is It Worth Risking My Life Today?

Nikki Stone | Posted 02.05.2013 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Today, decide on a risk that you have been contemplating taking. Make a list of the pros and cons so you can weigh the outcome and see if the threat is worth it.

Building on Latin America's Success

Christine Lagarde | Posted 02.05.2013 | Business
Christine Lagarde

Next week, I will travel to Latin America -- my second visit to the region since November 2011. I return with increased optimism, as much of Latin America continues its impressive transformation that started a decade ago.

Getting High... With a Little Help From Our Friends

Ed Gerwin | Posted 02.03.2013 | Business
Ed Gerwin

Interestingly, Antares' initial cargo will include small satellites built by NASA from globally sourced smartphones. But Antares should also remind us that, when it comes to America's role in the connected global economy, we also need to act on some weighty issues here on Earth.

Are You Formalizing, Capturing, and Leveraging Knowledge To Create Higher Value Assets?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 01.20.2013 | Business
Daniel Burrus

Over the next five years and beyond, organizations worldwide will create amazing new economic value by converting data and information into knowledge and wisdom, sharing that knowledge and wisdom internally to increase its value, and then selling selected areas of it in non-competing industries to a global client base.

Outgrow to Grow

Christina M. Martínez | Posted 01.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Christina M. Martínez

Many people have entered my life and have served as a vehicle for the universe to provide me with abundance. It's wasn't the person who sought me out to provide it -- I asked for it. They were the right vehicle and the right time. And they too were looking for an outlet to share.

Mounting the Dragon

Nikki Stone | Posted 01.08.2013 | Sports
Nikki Stone

Aerial skiers are all apprehensive every time we make our way down the unstable plastic material launching us into the summer training pool.

Zach Carter

Jack Welch Invents '2009 Recession' And New Economic Metric To Criticize Barack Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 11.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch rewrote economic history during a Saturday appearance on Fox News, criticizing President Barack O...

Déjà vu All Over Again?

Matthew B. James, Ph.D. | Posted 12.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Matthew B. James, Ph.D.

Though seasons are pretty consistent and recognizable when they cycle back through, there is one thing that is different -- sometimes dramatically different: us.

Students, Universities Must Engage With the World, Then Change It

Dr. William J. Carroll | Posted 12.05.2012 | College
Dr. William J. Carroll

Our young people are called to change the world. How can you change the world without engaging the world? To engage the world, we must prepare students for what they will encounter outside the safety net of the university.

How I Overcame The Darkest Post-Divorce Days

Robin Amos Kahn | Posted 11.20.2012 | Divorce
Robin Amos Kahn

Grief overcame me like a dark cloud. I felt so much sadness that I thought I'd drown.

Five Guiding Questions for Living Life to the Fullest

Karen Talavera | Posted 11.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Karen Talavera

We've all heard the clichés -- life is fleeting. Time flies. As I write this, the year is already two-thirds over and it feels like it just started. Some years are like that, and 2012 is one.

On Friendship

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 10.14.2012 | Fifty
Ruth Neubauer

Friendship continues to take so many forms that I cannot describe it in general. What I do know is that "friendship" with both men and women in my life has some essential qualities.

How Firstborns and Secondborns Compare

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 09.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

People have long been fascinated with birth order and how it shapes our lives; and recent research indicates that first- and secondborns do indeed see the world differently in ways that impact their motivation and likelihood of career and personal success.

7 Ways to Pick Up, Practice or Perfect a New Skill

Women & Co | Posted 09.23.2012 | Women
Women & Co

Here are seven of the best ways to pick up, practice or perfect a new skill and increase your visibility -- and network -- while doing it.