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Unleash the Rebels!

Annicken R. Day | Posted 11.07.2014 | Business
Annicken R. Day

Sometimes people get the "rebels" and the "complainers" mixed up, but there is a big difference between the two. When rebels criticize, they follow up their criticism with a suggestion for a solution. The complainers, however, they just love complaining.

Interview With Social Media Advertising Strategist, Daniel Reed

Christina Scribner | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business
Christina Scribner

As a club promoter in Baltimore, Daniel Reed quickly learned how powerful of a marketing tool social media can be. After reaching out to his thousands of followers on various sites, he saw dance floors become more crowded than they had ever been before.

Grit: Your Secret Success Strategy

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 12.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Grit is having both the passion and the perseverance to achieve a goal, and grit often predicts who achieves the highest levels of success in school and at work.

10 Great Options If You Didn't Get the College Course You Wanted

Ruairí McKiernan | Posted 10.21.2014 | Education
Ruairí McKiernan

Didn't get that college place you wanted? Don't stress, you have options, lots of them. Now might not be the right time for college, and you may need more time to figure out what you want to do.

Avoid 5 Big Mistakes and Sales Leaders Will Be Highly Desired and Get Great Results

Avril Brikkels | Posted 09.01.2014 | Business
Avril Brikkels

A great sales leader who is highly-desired has mastered the art, delivered the numbers and brought out the best in their people. Investing in people does not mean leaders are "soft" and won't get results. It is quite the opposite.

Development, Corruption, Hindutva -- Indian Elections 2014

Chaitanya Kumar | Posted 07.14.2014 | World
Chaitanya Kumar

In this politically charged atmosphere, I experienced sparks of madness and maturity that were exhibited by the people in Benaras.

Results Matter, But to Get Them, Ignore Them

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports
Dr. Jim Taylor

Of course, you need good results to be successful, but the question is how to go about getting those results and, ironically, the answer is not what parents, coaches, and athletes often think.

What Messages are Your Expectations Sending to Your Children?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 12.28.2013 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

Setting expectations for your children is an essential responsibility of parenting. Expectations communicate messages to your children about what's im...

Ways to Reduce Disease and Poverty in Brazil

Saude Crianca | Posted 12.22.2013 | Impact
Saude Crianca

One cannot just address the health of a child with a severe respiratory disease if the environment where he lives will only continue the vicious circl...

This Study May Change The Way You Think About Natural Gas

Rod Kuckro | Posted 12.14.2013 | Green
Rod Kuckro

Just a few years ago, it seemed the nation's good fortune for having discovered abundant fuel to make electricity and manufacture a host of everyday products might be reversed by a handful of critics. But a recent study from the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and the University of Texas may be the single most comforting piece of news this year for gas producers, their customers and everyone concerned about emissions and air quality.

Out of Poverty and Talking to Power

Patrick Hughes, Jr. | Posted 12.07.2013 | Impact
Patrick Hughes, Jr.

In this episode of Pepsi with Brigid we interview Vanessa Garcia, a young woman who grew up in poverty and who was inspired by Marianne Williamson at her Sister Giant conference to do something about her situation and others like her.

Cindy Levin on Her Fight to End Global Hunger and Poverty

Charity Miles | Posted 12.03.2013 | Impact
Charity Miles

Today we're featuring Cindy Levin, an anti-poverty activist and mother of two. She has a personal mission to engage kids and stay at home parents to stand up for global child survival.

The Loaded Goal

Michael Neill | Posted 05.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Michael Neill

The loaded goal is that goal that seems to be your most important and longest-standing one -- it's the one that "for some reason, I don't seem to be able to make any real progress on," and "this year, I'm finally going to handle."

Where Rubber Hits the Road: Reforming Public Sector Management

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 02.09.2013 | World
Otaviano Canuto

The way taxes are collected, budgets and policies are set up, and public employees are managed and behave affect the results that governments can achieve. Why then is reforming public sector management so hard to obtain, since benefits are so obvious?

Fighting Poverty: Where Do You Start?

Patrick Hughes, Jr. | Posted 10.17.2012 | Chicago
Patrick Hughes, Jr.

Have you ever thought about what is being done about poverty? Both domestically and globally? Or wanted to help, but didn't know where to start? Me too. I can only suggest starting locally.

Bill Gates: The Global Fund is "One of the Most Effective Ways We Invest Our Money"

Kolleen Bouchane | Posted 03.31.2012 | Impact
Kolleen Bouchane

We know we can end AIDS. It was a pretty good year and an absolutely astounding decade.

How Tomorrow's Infrastructure Will Be Built

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 01.30.2012 | World
Marcelo Giugale

Ideology is being replaced by standards. Never-ending arguments about privatization, who should own the electricity company, have given way to public discussions about performance, who can avoid more black-outs.

When Service Turns to Sales

Marshall Goldsmith | Posted 01.16.2012 | Business
Marshall Goldsmith

What are the relevant trends that have seemed to drive and affect this movement from service to sales? Technology and the evolution of customer communication.

New Citizen Center Powers Up

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 11.04.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

If you favor opportunity and upward mobility for the downtrodden, the disenfranchised and the deprived, then you know government is the ultimate program at scale. Want to go big? Go government.

U.S. Open 2011: Day 2 Results

Posted 10.31.2011 | Sports

FLUSHING MEADOWS, New York – For a second consecutive day a reigning women’s Grand Slam champion, loses in the first round in the U. S. Open while...

Keep your G-Strings on (and Everything Else)

Monah Li | Posted 08.24.2011 | Women
Monah Li

KEEP YOUR PANTIES ON (and everything else) MY good friend is an extremely successful "Love-Coach". She teaches women how to flirt, make contact, dre...

Are We Neglecting Crucial Links in the Results Chain?

Vinod Thomas | Posted 08.08.2011 | World
Vinod Thomas

What explains the wide variability of development programs in achieving the targeted outcomes? Are we neglecting crucial links that can make development work more effective?

Memos From the Developing World: Violence and the Failure of Institutions

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 06.13.2011 | World
Marcelo Giugale

We can build institutions good enough and legitimate enough not just to prevent violent conflict, but also to avoid falling back into it. The police will be "good" when the streets are safe.

Jarvis, Nguyen Out At World Series Of Poker 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Two players were eliminated Saturday after more than three hours of no-limit Texas Hold 'em at the World Series of Poker, increasing...

The Soul of Microfinance: Purpose, Poverty, Pitfalls and Redemption

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

The following are parts of a recent speech delivered by the head of the Microcredit Summit, Sam Daley-Harris entitled, "Purpose, Poverty, Pitfalls and Redemption."