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Taking It to the Streets -- Walking Meetings Are All the Rage

Rana Florida | Posted 10.25.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

It's a sitting crisis. The offices we've imprisoned ourselves in are increasing our health care costs and taking a toll on our productivity and mental health.

7 Reasons Why I Am a #Marketing Junkie

Scott MacFarland | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business
Scott MacFarland

I know, this may sound like a blog article that comes straight from a marketing workshop...

Solving the Problem Means Actually Solving the Problem

Josh Tetrick | Posted 04.07.2014 | Impact
Josh Tetrick

The world requires profound and urgent changes in energy and education and food and healthcare. And whether chicken eggs or cars or cookies, it requires all of us to toss stale, incremental thinking back on the shelf.

Innovation All Comes Down to How Much You Want It?

Axelle Tessandier | Posted 02.05.2014 | Impact
Axelle Tessandier

There are some words for which everyone has their own definition. What is creativity? success? None of us will answer the same way. Innovation belongs to this category of expressions.

The New Classroom: A Vessel for Innovation

Emily E. Smith | Posted 01.26.2014 | Education
Emily E. Smith

There are no textbooks, there is not one single desk, there are no stock motivational posters with children in neon eighties garb, no signs telling students to turn off their voices.

Innovation Is The Key To Change In These Major Cities

Posted 02.26.2014 | Business

For the first time in human history, 50 percent of the world's population lives in cities. The United Nations estimates that by 2050, two in three hum...

Turning Traditional Learning on Its Head Through Play

Dr. Randa Grob-Zakhary | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Dr. Randa Grob-Zakhary

The Atteridgeville I know deserves the world's attention once again. In particular it deserves the attention of educators, policymakers and, of course, parents for the advances it is making in the area of quality learning.

What Horse-Drawn Carriages Have in Common With Your Breakfast

Josh Tetrick | Posted 08.31.2013 | Impact
Josh Tetrick

What's the story of our food? How does it read on our kids' paper plates on July 4th? And on the grocery aisles of Piggly Wiggly in Birmingham? Or on...

How Compassionate Leadership Results in a More Innovative Culture

Matt Tenney | Posted 08.18.2013 | Business
Matt Tenney

Ironically, in the recipe for creating and sustaining a highly innovative culture, compassion might just be the most important ingredient. It's well ...

Mapping Palestinian Contemporary Art

Ruthie Abel | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
Ruthie Abel

I had travelled to the West Bank to photograph two stories, both put on hold as persistent rocket fire and airstrikes erupted between Gaza and Israel. With time on my hands, I set out to explore new developments in Palestinian contemporary art.

Go Ahead, Make a Mistake

Robyn Greenspan | Posted 12.23.2012 | Small Business
Robyn Greenspan

Fear of making a mistake is sometimes the barrier to taking any action, but that also prevents any learning from happening too. And every lesson serves as a building block toward the next success.

SourceFed's Joe Bereta on Engaging YouTube Journalism and Unbiased Reporting (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.25.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Joe dishes his best advice on how to tackle unbiased reporting, fully engage with viewers over controversial issues and find the most entertaining and emotional ways to present stories -- all on YouTube.

Keep on Truckin’: Our Favorite Innovative Food Trucks Across America (SLIDESHOW)

Posted 10.18.2013 | Taste

Mobile munchies. Street eats. Whatever buzzphrase attributed to them, food trucks have quickly made their way beyond the nation’s biggest metro area...

Jubilee Cafe

Bus 52 | Posted 10.23.2012 | Good News
Bus 52

The Jubilee Café succeeds in caring for a part of the community that is so often overlooked but it does so in a way that ensures more respect for the people who are in need of help.

Venture Capitalists Aren't Investing In Black Entrepreneurs

Mike Green | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business
Mike Green

Investing in high-growth companies creates jobs while generating more wealth for investors. The formula has worked for the private venture capital investment community. Unfortunately, no such active community exists in black America.

One Man's Junk, Another Man's... Car?

Posted 06.03.2011 | Impact

This is Orismar de Souza, a homeless man in Brazil, who decided to build the car he couldn't buy using junk, spare parts and a hammer and chisel. Four...

SOTU: Obama's Innovation Economy

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Green

The nation is nervous, yet outwardly calm. President Obama has set the stage for a vision of America's new Innovation Economy and forward-looking anti...

In the Fight Against the Spread of HIV/AIDS, There Is No Silver Bullet

Bernard Pollack | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard Pollack

In the fight against HIV/AIDS, there is no silver bullet. As we travel throughout sub-Saharan Africa we are seeing dozens of innovative ways that organizations, governments, and individuals are working to fight the disease.

If It Ain't Broke, Don't Try To Fix It

Leslie Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Leslie Harris

Given the proven benefits of this open model for Internet use, it is confounding how many people, both in government and industry, seem willing to start tinkering with it.