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Love and Giving Aren't Green: Start-ups & Corporate Social Impact

Melissa Thompson | Posted 03.16.2013 | Small Business
Melissa Thompson

Wall Street firms might have big bucks, but there is no leg up on the size of one's heart and creativity. The foundations and processes we establish early on yield exponential returns in perpetuity.

Join the Insurgency Against the Jobs Crisis

Jeremy Heimans | Posted 11.10.2012 | Impact
Jeremy Heimans

Solving our economic woes and jobs crisis requires us to first ask the right questions. We can make jobs for jobs' sake, or we can rebuild our economy with good jobs that reflect our values.

Q&A: How This Techie Teacher Made $100K This Year

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.24.2012 | Technology

How many teachers have the opportunity to make $100,000 a year? Meet Avi Flombaum, 28, a programmer and teacher who hasn't taken the usual route. ...

Get Paid To Teach What You Know -- Now, Without Ever Leaving The Couch

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 08.23.2012 | Technology

Skillshare is based on the idea that anyone with a real-world skill -- whether it's starting a business or making Chinese dumplings -- can be a teache...

Are We All Deschoolers Now?

Pamela J. Stubbart | Posted 06.12.2012 | Education
Pamela J. Stubbart

Ivan Illich's 1971 book, Deschooling Society, is a classic in the canon of "alternative" educational theory, and the source of one of my favorite quips on education.

The Future of Education Reform

Douglas Crets | Posted 06.05.2012 | Small Business
Douglas Crets

A certain generation works on the web, their conversation is actually more than just talk and relationships with politicians. It's proactive, active talk.

5 Things You May Not Know About Dating Profiles

The Huffington Post | Lori Fradkin | Posted 03.21.2012 | Women

If you've spent much time on dating sites, you may feel like you could teach a class on the topic. After browsing all those profiles, the dos and don...

Use This To Learn--Or Teach--Anything You Want

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 08.14.2011 | Technology

This post is part of a new series from HuffPostTech, Socialized, that will profile a different social startup--from apps to services to websites--...

Brooklyn Skillshare: Learning, Sharing, Doing

Scott Lachut | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Scott Lachut

Brooklyn Skillshare's inaugural event will offer classes on topics that range from kombucha brewing and butter churning to bike repair and screen printing.