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For Teacher Appreciation Week, Let's Vow to Invest, Reward, and Respect Teachers

Colleen M. Niccum | Posted 07.07.2014 | Education
Colleen M. Niccum

As we commemorate Teacher Appreciation Week, it's a good time to reflect: if we depend on teachers to develop the future workforce and help turn our children into productive members of society, what can we do about this problem?

How to Have an Impact in Today's World

Frank A. Weil | Posted 05.14.2014 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

Everybody at some point in their lives has asked themselves how to make things happen. Those things may range from making the basketball squad, gettin...

Emerging Markets, Consumer Insight and Business Strategy

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.04.2014 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

Emerging market consumers exist in environments in which institutions designed to protect the economic and political interests of individuals are relatively immature.

12 Hours to Hack into Genius: NYC Students Learn Code, Create Apps, and Build Company Websites

Steve Mariotti | Posted 05.03.2014 | New York
Steve Mariotti

While educators scramble to beef up STEM education, some programs are working to engage kids in hands-on projects, shepherded by experts in their field.

Top 5 Goals For Open Government In 2014

Charlie Firestone | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
Charlie Firestone

The year 2014 presents open government advocates with a large agenda and an opportunity to make significant progress in this emerging and important field.

'Cultivating a Holistic, Integrative Approach': MIT Sloan School Reflects on new Enterprise Management Track

Sharmila Chatterjee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Sharmila Chatterjee

A few years ago, we here at MIT Sloan School of Management looked in to launching an MBA track to complement the existing tracks in Finance and Entrepreneurship.

Gates Money and Common Core -- Part VI

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 12.07.2013 | Politics
Mercedes Schneider

Bill Gates has already spent billions on education reform. One would think that a seasoned businessman like Gates would be sure of his investment before wielding his checkbook (and disrupting countless lives in the process). Not so.

Cari E. Guittard: Preventing Mid-Career Burnout by Focusing on the Core Four: Essential Personal Elements of Leadership

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 11.12.2013 | Business
Cari E. Guittard

The weight behind your eyes, the mental fatigue that won't go away... This cannot be healthy, there has to be a way to strengthen our minds and bodies to support our ambitions and 24/7 lifestyles.

Dysfunction in the Boardroom

Marilyn Nagel | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business
Marilyn Nagel

For years -- decades, even -- women have been seeking stronger representation on corporate boards, yet minimal progress has been made in recent years.

Labor Surplus, Labor Shortage, and the Skills Gap Between

Dr. Gary M. Green | Posted 08.31.2013 | College
Dr. Gary M. Green

We have two significant problems with the job market in the current recovery -- a labor surplus and a labor shortage. High unemployment and a lack of ...

The Economics of PRISM and the Internet

Bennet Kelley | Posted 08.24.2013 | Technology
Bennet Kelley

Increasingly, the NSA story has been linked with Big Data and to the extent this development makes netizens more reluctant to engage in online activity, that is a concern that needs to be addressed.

Are African Lions One-Trick Ponies?

Bhaskar Chakravorti | Posted 08.10.2013 | World
Bhaskar Chakravorti

For the African growth story to be more than the "one-trick" resources story, its leaders have to prioritize the diversification of their economies. Natural resource extraction offers immediate benefits but this growth path is unlikely to translate into tangible improvements in the lives of most Africans.

Corrupt Fortune: The Billionaire's Apprentice and the Gaming of Wall Street

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 08.10.2013 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

The Billionaire's Apprentice: The Rise of the Indian-American Elite and the Fall of the Galleon Hedge Fund is a seminal work that captures the realities of race and greed in America with refreshing objectivity and efficiency, and a book that everyone should read.

Kathy Caprino on Women's Ways of Leading

BJ Gallagher | Posted 05.18.2013 | Business
BJ Gallagher

With the publication of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's new book, Lean In, the dearth of women in corporate leadership is back in the news again. Here ...

From Skills and Strengths Development to a Bulls**t Barometer -- My Women's Leadership Wish List for 2013

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 04.13.2013 | Women
Cari E. Guittard

There is no shortage of conversation on topics pertaining to women's leadership... but at this point, is anyone really saying anything new?

Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2012

Andrew Winston | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

We may not be keeping pace with these pressures, but leading companies continue to evolve more sustainable strategies and tactics. Let's look at some top macro- and company-level stories.

Need A Job? Get One Here And Be Happy!

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.15.2012 | Business

It's difficult to put a finger on what exactly makes employees happy, but career community website Glassdoor just released its list of the best compan...

WATCH: Why Employers Can't Find Workers While 75 Million Youth Are Jobless

Posted 12.10.2012 | Education

Around the world, governments and businesses face a conundrum: high levels of youth unemployment and a shortage of job seekers with critical skills. ...

A Holiday Message for Obama

Susan Bulkeley Butler | Posted 02.05.2013 | Women
Susan Bulkeley Butler

In 1961, Jacqueline Kennedy began the tradition of selecting a theme for the official White House Christmas tree. John F. Kennedy, meanwhile, started something else during that holiday season: On Dec. 14, he established the President's Commission on the Status of Women.

The Challenge of Climate Math

Andrew Winston | Posted 01.26.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

These are important numbers to wrap your head around, but what do they really mean for countries and companies? How fast do we have to change?

WATCH: JobRaising Challenge Nonprofits Discuss Innovations To Create Jobs

Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact

The JobRaising Challenge returned to HuffPost Live today to feature three job-creating nonprofits from across the country that are offering innovative...

Women's Leadership Redux -- Teaching, Honoring and Defending Women at Work

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 12.10.2012 | Women
Cari E. Guittard

When given access and the opportunity to develop and sharpen leadership skills, women dive in.

Innovative Competition For Nonprofits Announced On HuffPost Live (VIDEO)

Daniel Koh | Posted 10.08.2012 | Impact

Today, representatives from The Huffington Post, The Skoll Foundation, CrowdRise, and knowledge partner McKinsey & Company appeared on HuffPost Live t...

The Next Revolution in Healthcare

XPRIZE | Posted 12.02.2012 | Health News
XPRIZE

By Dan Raskin, M.D. Dr. Riskin is the CEO of Health Fidelity, provider of a commercial-grade, cloud-based natural language processing (NLP) service, a...

Why McKinsey Says Social Media Could Add $1.3 Trillion to the Economy

Beverly Macy | Posted 10.08.2012 | Business
Beverly Macy

That's welcome news to the jobs-starved economy. I say it's a natural progression of a truly ubiquitous business process. Social media started as a fad, then became a trend, and is now becoming fully integrated in the fabric of how we do business.