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Let's Put Some Muscle on Those Skinny Health Care Networks

LeeAnn Hall | Posted 08.19.2014 | Healthy Living
LeeAnn Hall

The ACA is doing a tremendous amount of good, getting insurance to millions of people who otherwise would be uninsured, and lowering costs for many more -- but the use of these skinny networks threatens to undermine all the progress we've made if it's left unchecked. Here are some of the biggest problems that skinny networks can cause -- problems that are already affecting many patients.

The Untapped Potential of Teacher Networks

Nicole M. Gillespie, Ph.D. | Posted 09.09.2014 | Education
Nicole M. Gillespie, Ph.D.

Network organizations aren't created spontaneously, and many well-intentioned efforts to build teacher networks fall short of developing these characteristics. How can educators move beyond just networking to building strong network organizations?

VidCon 2014- The Year Big Networks And Brands Said Yes To YouTube

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.01.2014 | Media
Shira Lazar

YouTube star and Maker Studios co-founder Shay Carl has been to VidCon every year, but 2014 has definitely been the game changer for him and his com...

5 Reasons to Become an Entrepreneur

Diane Smith | Posted 07.02.2014 | Business
Diane Smith

Acknowledging the national importance of entrepreneurship to America's economic growth, one of the attendees there asked an important question: How do we encourage more people to become entrepreneurs?

Connection and the Evolution of Business

Gideon Rosenblatt | Posted 06.21.2014 | Business
Gideon Rosenblatt

Though we might not say it explicitly, we still tend to think of the corporation as a kind of machine; a mechanical, deterministic thing that we wind up and point in the direction of making money.

How The REDD+ Community Leverages Online Learning To Protect Our Forests And Reduce Carbon Emissions

Breen Byrnes | Posted 06.01.2014 | Impact
Breen Byrnes

Forests have a critical role to play in the fight against global climate change. Forest loss accounts for up to 20 percent of global carbon emissions -- more than all the cars, trucks, trains, planes and ships in the world. By reducing forest loss, we can reduce carbon emissions and fight climate change. It's that simple.

How Women's World Banking Has Designed A Community With Purpose

Sarah Buitoni | Posted 05.25.2014 | Impact
Sarah Buitoni

How do you bring people working in geographies as far-flung as the Dominican Republic, Bosnia, Uganda, Mongolia and Tonga together? The simple answer is: technology. But if you want these people to achieve a specific goal, you'll need more than technology, you'll need a community designed with purpose.

5 Ways to Get Noticed for all the Right Reasons

Erica Dhawan | Posted 11.23.2013 | Business
Erica Dhawan

Being smart about your connections with others can have a real impact on your success in the workplace. Whether you are trying to get hired, make the most of your network, or make work feel more meaningful, these steps will help you stand out of a crowd and tap into your own potential for growth.

Mobile Marketing: Is Your Business Missing Out?

Gabriel Shaoolian | Posted 10.07.2013 | Small Business
Gabriel Shaoolian

Mobile marketing is not the future, it is the NOW. If your small business is not findable on every single device, you may be missing out on a big share of the market.

Women (Net)working It

Rohini Dey | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business
Rohini Dey

Like most women, I grew up with the notion there was something distasteful about networking. It was smarmy and sleazy.

Small Businesses: Did You Find Your Network and Mentor Yet?

Mehrunisa Qayyum | Posted 04.14.2013 | Small Business
Mehrunisa Qayyum

By extending a kind gesture, which might only take five minutes for an established entrepreneur, may result in success in not one new entrepreneur's business, but in others.

Eerie Similarities Seen Between Brain, Universe

Posted 11.26.2012 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 11/26/2012 04:13 PM EST on LiveScience The universe may grow like a giant brain, according to a...

What Is The Meaning Of Art? A Master Of Arte Povera Gives The Answer

Simona Lodi | Posted 07.15.2012 | Arts
Simona Lodi

Piero Gilardi anticipated later movements, in seeing the aesthetic value of shared space and collaboration -- a value underpinning the open-source, Internet-based nature of tech-art today.

AFTRA, Networks Reach New Three Year Deal

Jonathan Handel | Posted 02.08.2012 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

AFTRA and the television networks reached agreement on a new three-year contract today, with the new pact featuring now-standard 2% annual wage in...

Evolving Democracy for the 21st Century

Beth Simone Noveck | Posted 01.18.2012 | Technology
Beth Simone Noveck

To achieve the twin goals of more participatory and effective governance, we must innovate in how we govern. Thanks to technology, if we have the will to do so, we also now have the opportunity.

Verizon Has The Most Reliable Network--While AT&T Has The Least

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 10.29.2011 | Technology

We can hear you now, Verizon. A new survey by J.D. Power and Associates suggests that Verizon has the best overall network performance: It won the ...

Transparency: A New Architectural Approach

Carla Leitao | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts
Carla Leitao

(Images in the article are for purposes of illustration only and refer to the piece/installation "Scenario" by Francisco Tropa -- the Official Portugu...

Casey Anthony's Interview Dilemma

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 10.08.2011 | Crime

NEW YORK (Associated Press)— Casey Anthony, acquitted for murdering her daughter Caylee, will likely face a choice when she decides to grant an inte...

Chipping Away at the Celluloid Ceiling

Candy Spelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Candy Spelling

It would be easy to paint a very grim picture of gender equality in Tinseltown. Statistics don't lie, but the numbers alone do not tell the whole story. We now have women being recognized in almost every category of the Oscars.

What Motivates Volunteers?

Matt Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Matt Wilson

Why do customers choose to collaborate? These three categories can provide a good starting point for understanding.

WikiLeaks and Free at the New Museum

Caterina Fake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Caterina Fake

As Julian Assange's defense against sexual assault shadows his defense of the Wikileaks documents, we find ourselves in a discomfiting alien netherworld -- one well demonstrated by this exhibit.

Understanding Conspiracy: The Political Philosophy of Julian Assange

Urizenus Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Urizenus Sklar

One of the core goals of Assange's project is to dismantle what he calls conspiracies, but he doesn't mean 'conspiracy' in the usual sense of people sitting around in a room plotting some crime or deception.

The Real News? Women Supporting Women

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

Everywhere I go, I see women's networks. Everywhere I speak, it's in support of female mentoring schemes. Women have quickly figured out the strength and power they have together.

The Ad Industry Needs More Accountability

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Simon Sinek

Advertising is a piece of a puzzle and an agency can not pick and choose when their work has value. They must either accept partial responsibility for any outcome or none.

The Power of Networks: Effecting Greater Impact in the Social Change Movement

Ellen Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Friedman

At a recent conference, activists discussed how the future of social change movement rests in how we network our individual efforts with one another to create more coordinated and unified action.