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Ownership

Joseph's Coat and Jacob's Gift Tax

Howard J. Curzer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Howard J. Curzer

His older brothers are jealous of Joseph because of Jacob's favoritism, and perhaps angry at Joseph because he is an arrogant, insensitive, tattle-tale (Gen 37: 2). But that is not sufficient to explain their willingness to murder him.

Accepting Responsibility

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

As the language suggests, it is a "response ability" -- the ability to choose our response in every moment to all that is going on around us. A choosing that allows us to claim ownership of the circumstances of our lives, and thereby, to contribute to making them better.

Ownership is Risk Taking

Robert F. Brands | Posted 11.03.2013 | Business
Robert F. Brands

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.

Why Millennials Are Ditching Cars And Redefining Ownership

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 10.27.2013 | Los Angeles
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By Noah Nelson Photo Credit: Zach Brown Zach Brown prefers his skateboard and public transportation to get around L.A. You might think there's one ...

Property Rights and Wrongs in Deuteronomy

Howard J. Curzer | Posted 10.14.2013 | Religion
Howard J. Curzer

Some people say that when you pay taxes -- income tax, sales tax, property tax, etc. -- you are giving your money to the government. Many resent this; some even consider it illegitimate. But this is a mistake.

Own Your Life and Career: 8 Steps to Achieving a Leader's Mindset

Amy Jen Su | Posted 04.14.2013 | Business
Amy Jen Su

In my work as an executive coach to help others build vision, voice, and followership -- one of the biggest steps you can take for your career and life is to take the baby steps towards seeing yourself as "an owner."

What Drives Innovation and Who Owns It?

Robert F. Brands | Posted 02.12.2013 | Business
Robert F. Brands

Most would agree that innovation is everyone's responsibility, but employees can't innovate unless their leaders empower them to do so. Innovation needs a champion within the organization to push them to take calculated risks.

The Absent Conversation: Who Should Own America?

Gary Reber | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Gary Reber

It is the exponential disassociation of production and consumption that is the problem in the United States economy, and the reason that ordinary citizens must gain access to productive capital ownership to improve their economic well-being.

Why Pioneers Focus on Ownership Versus Leadership

Gil Laroya | Posted 12.22.2012 | Small Business
Gil Laroya

Are you a leader or an owner? Do you strive to just get things done, or do you think about how and why you're doing those things, as well as how doing those things makes you feel?

Kids Learn About Ownership Early on

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.02.2012 | Science
Art Markman, Ph.D.

An nice set of studies in the October, 2012 issue of Child Development by Susan Gelman, Erika Manczak, and Nicholaus Noles explored whether children are able to use aspects of an object's history to determine who owns it.

Reevaluating Ownership

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 06.06.2012 | Small Business
Jennifer Hamady

Trademarks are becoming as common as commas, yet with a far greater impact than overused punctuation. While the legal lockdown of conversational language is progressing, the copyright law and rights are being thoroughly challenged.

Young People Are Losing Interest in Cars, But That Doesn't Mean the End of the Road for Automakers

Matthew DeBord | Posted 08.31.2011 | Business
Matthew DeBord

Lightning McQueen may as well take his place next to Thomas the Tank Engine: The reign of the car as the central fetish of American life is drawing to a close.

Bankers Win: No Capitol Hill Action on Mortgage Foreclosure Protection for Two Years

Peter G. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peter G. Miller

Stashed away in a draw somewhere on Capitol Hill is a simple piece of legislation that would have done much to stop the mortgage mess, robo-signing, unfair foreclosures, and the growing claims against lenders.

Tim Berners-Lee Warns Against Facebook Threat: Social Network Fragments Web

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the world wide web, warned that social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Friendster constitute one of "severa...

The Link Between Ownership and Creativity

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

New research suggests that our moral judgments about property ownership may be an intuitive process--one more fundamental than society's laws and regulations.

Steinbrenner: By George, He Was a Pain!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Rick Horowitz

I'm a born-and-bred New Yorker. A Yankee fan by nature and by nurture -- "Cut me and I bleed pinstripes" and all that. So you'll understand what it...

Big Media and the FCC Roadshow: Controlling the Message Online and Off

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

The FCC is coming to Silicon Valley, asking if "legacy media" (radio, television, and newspapers) even matter in the Internet age.

More On The Bridges From Love To Fear

Srinivasan Pillay | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Srinivasan Pillay

hese are just some of the many reasons that love can turn to fear, but if we look at these more deeply, how can we think about them? And what can we do about them?

Turning Down $250 Million Is Not a Smart Move for ION or Minority TV Audiences

Deborah Douglas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Deborah Douglas

Can you image what TV might look like if it looked like the people who watch it, often in higher proportions than the people being targeted by an overwhelming white, male corps of writers?

Bullies Delight in Town Hall and Center

Carol Smaldino | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Smaldino

We have witnessed a spate of violent bullying and psychological assault, moods of hostility and derision which have stooped to levels that defy any clear intention to act for the greater good.