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Young Leaders at CGI University Fight Malaria

Mandy Moore | Posted 06.03.2011 | Impact
Mandy Moore

Malaria rates are dropping across Africa because of the supporters who have joined the movement to end malaria. This weekend is our opportunity to see what more we can do to change the world.

Papandreou's Leadership in Greece Under the Riots' Pressure

Thanos Dimadis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thanos Dimadis

Images of enraged protesters will become a more usual phenomenon in Greece. And that's not only because only of increasing uncertainty. The social clashes have their roots in a lack of leadership.

Why Taking Time Off Will Make You a Better Leader

Stefania Lucchetti | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stefania Lucchetti

Have you ever experienced your mind just shutting down because there was too much going on around you or you were under great stress?

Dignitarian World Emerging: Arianna's Blog Predicts the Future

Pamela Gerloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pamela Gerloff

With the arrival of 2011, we would do well to recognize the future when we see it. For this reason, Arianna's recent blogs, South American Diary, Chil...

The Leadership Vacuum -- Make It Your Friend

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Among the myths about leaders is that they are born and not made. When a leadership vacuum appears, there's stress. But I begin with the opposite assumption, that leaders appear when awareness meets need.

American Leadership

Laura Mola | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Mola

Of the people, by the people, for the people. All men are created equal, they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights... life, li...

Five Questions for the GOP

Martin Tolchin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martin Tolchin

Why is the Senate GOP blocking ratification of a new START treaty supported by such Republican stalwarts as James Baker, Henry Kissinger and Brent Scowcroft?

Encouraging Leaders to Do the Right Thing

Nicholas van Praag | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicholas van Praag

Mechanisms to recognize or reward good leadership are few and far between. Yet leaders are human and, unless they are beyond redemption, they are more likely to respond to recognition and rewards than sanctions and reprimands.

Caught in the Act: Dr. Amy Lehman Reveals Her Plan to Save Lives

Kathy Eldon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kathy Eldon

Could one health clinic provide care to over ten million residents throughout four different countries in one of the most rural regions of the world? Dr. Amy Lehman believes so.

Obama's Double-Dip Disappointment Is Bad for Business

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lee Stranahan

As a small-business owner, I don't need to wait for the government reports of leading indicators and indices to know that there's been a tightening in...

Where Is a Genie When You Need One?

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

We live as if the causes and the solutions to our problems are somehow outside of ourselves and that they are beyond our ability to resolve. This view of the world inevitably leads to resignation.

Guest Blogger Ian Danley in Phoenix: 'I don't want my city to be the Birmingham or Selma in this drama'

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

On Tuesday, a group of local faith and community leaders, along with Jim Wallis and Noel Castellanos, called on the Governor of Arizona, Jan Brewer, t...

This Isn't About Wallis vs. Beck -- It's About Biblical Social Justice

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Wallis

While I have agreed that the cause of social justice has sometimes been politicized for ideological purposes by both Left and Right, I continue to defend the term itself as biblical.

How True Leadership in Business Is Not About Entitlement

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

A Leader creates new pathways, whereas a manager tries to keep an existing structure in place and "train" those under him or her to work within that context.

The High Cost of Mistrust

Judith M. Bardwick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Judith M. Bardwick

Trust may be the single most critical building block underlying effectiveness. Without trust, leaders are impotent because they do not have followers.

A New Damascus

Nancy F. Koehn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Nancy F. Koehn

If we think just about resources--people, innovation, traction, money, and execution--business is the most powerful force for change on the global stage right now.

A Flawed Step Forward on Health Care Reform

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

We all know how much the media love conflict, and they have fallen in love with the health care debate. To say the process hasn't been pretty would be one of the biggest Washington understatements in years.

Pray Immigration Reform Into Passage

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

If our political leaders won't make room for the "strangers" among us, we, the people of faith, will. It's time to stop playing politics with people's lives.

Gender Equality and Peace: Would the World be a Better Place if Women had More Power?

Juliette Fretté | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Juliette Fretté

How many times have you heard from a man or women: "Gee, the world would be such a peaceful place if women took over..." Ever wonder if that could be true?

In Spite of Glenn Beck's New Threats, My Invitation to Dialogue Stands

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

I thought Beck's rather extreme and misguided comments needed a response, but I did not attack him personally; nor will I.

Friday Talking Points [113] -- Republican Reconciliation Hypocrisy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

As the dust settles on the aftermath of the health reform summit, not much has changed. Not that anyone really expected anything to change, much, to be honest.

Delegation the Right Way

Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Whelan and Gladys Stone

Delegation not only gives your team the opportunity to grow, it also frees you up to work on more strategic things.

Davos Falls Short of Putting the Right Pressure on Banks

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

The world normally watches the Davos World Economic Forum with significant interest, but I get the feeling that this week the event is facing lackluster performance.

Changing the Script with Jon Stewart

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

Bank bonuses are merely a symptom of a deeper erosion of societal values and the new maxims that have overtaken us: Greed is Good and It's All About Me. Those values wreak havoc on economies, cultures, families, and our very souls.

There Is a Difference Between Direction and Directions

Simon Sinek | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Simon Sinek

Direction is the far-away destination to which you are heading and directions are the route you will take to get to get there.