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Kiva Cofounder Jessica Jackley Shares 3 Startup Tips

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 06.19.2014 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

Kiva cofounder Jessica Jackley enthuses about Silicon Valley being "an incredibly special pocket of the world" where "people have a great capacity to imagine new futures."

How I Thrive As a Visionary Changing the World

Lisa Mae Brunson | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Lisa Mae Brunson

I have wanted to give up more than I would like to reveal. But I have come to realize a very important thing -- I thrive because I am on an adventure. I thrive through the failures, through the tears, through the pain and through the fear. I thrive because I dare to dream.

Don Draper and Steve Jobs Have Much in Common

Spiros Margaris | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business
Spiros Margaris

What does Don Draper and Steve Jobs have in common and why does it matter? It should matter to you if you own or plan to purchase shares in Apple In...

Can Elon Musk Replace Steve Jobs? Tesla and Apple Innovation

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 04.20.2014 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

Musk is right, today Steve Jobs is still generally perceived as being "way cooler" than him. But that could change. What will the history books conclude, in 10 or 20 years from now?

Global Curriculum -- The World Village

Wendy Adams Mendenhall | Posted 03.25.2014 | Education
Wendy Adams Mendenhall

Sixth in a series of 12 - Education Unplugged 101 "Self-study, self-exploration, self-empowerment -- these are the virtues of a great education." ...

Visionary Art, You're Painted Into the Picture

Jacob Devaney | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Jacob Devaney

Visionary Artists depict transcendent moments and if you haven't had an epiphany lately, you may want to take some time and explore this genre of art.

Making Politics Good Again

Rich Tafel | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics
Rich Tafel

To rescue American politics, we need to marry the strategic wisdom of how the system works on the inside with the visionary, tech-savvy leaders who can use networks to engage citizens in necessary reforms, getting us to the day we ask about our politics: "Is it really that good?"

The Power of Having a Vision for Your Life

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

Do you have a vision for your life and, if so, how big is it? Can you see yourself living that life now, even if the outer manifestation of it isn't yet visible? While many say you have to see it to believe it, others are saying, you have to believe it to see it. Which are you?

5 Life-Changing Principles

Marcia Wieder | Posted 09.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Marcia Wieder

It's never been a more important time to believe in your dreams. Stand up for what matters to you most, speak up and be heard. Your dreams matter and will impact the lives of many others, most importantly your own life and destiny.

'Blade Runner' Futurist's Art Exhibiiton

Posted 05.10.2012 | Arts

Science fiction has often held a mirror to our society in order to teach us about our evolution (or regressive behavior). We probably owe many of our...

Celebrating Visionary Women of the World

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.05.2012 | Women
Angella Nazarian

My hope is that the stories of these visionary women present to us the flame of the passionate life, the knife of insight, and the courage to stand for what one sees without looking away.

Celebrating Greatness: Jerry Hildebrand

Saul Garlick | Posted 05.01.2012 | Impact
Saul Garlick

On Feb. 16, 2012 one of the most important people in the world turned 70 years old. He is not a household name, but the ripples of his influence have ...

Founder Flounder: The Opportunist in Visionary's Clothing (Part 1)

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 04.24.2012 | Business
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Often founders start a company out of love for its mission and what it could be, and then get seduced by all the toys that money can buy, and then need to sustain it akin to the "Goldman's Handcuffs."

I Am Not an Advocate for the Homeless

Te-Erika Patterson | Posted 03.28.2012 | Impact
Te-Erika Patterson

I am an advocate for people who are not afraid to fail and try again. I am an advocate for those who wish to contribute to our society. I am an advocate for those who believe they can and should attain their wildest dreams.

And Now, a World Without Steve Jobs

Mark Morford | Posted 12.07.2011 | Technology
Mark Morford

The truth is undeniable: Because of Jobs, everything changed. Nay, everything got better. Deny it at your peril.

The Innovator: Steve Jobs

Michael Carmichael | Posted 12.06.2011 | Technology
Michael Carmichael

He never lingered over the fact that he was dying. Visions swirled into his mind surrounding him with the urgency of a prophet. A new medium for mem...

Leadership Lesson From A Puppy Matchmaker

Stacey Radin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stacey Radin

Your vision serves as the foundation for everything you do moving forward and provides you with the scaffolding to return to when you might stray.

You're More Clueless Than You Think: Becoming a Visionary in 5 Easy Steps

Eric Haseltine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eric Haseltine

Your brain runs ancient scripts that hide important "clues" about the world from you. As if this weren't bad enough, your brain not only makes you clueless, but clueless to the fact that you're clueless.

How Visionaries Live and Succeed

Ilana Donna Arazie | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ilana Donna Arazie

Anat Lecher talked about the idea of being your own compass and going with the flow. Here is how she described visionaries.

The Left-Siders

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Simon Sinek

The world is a bell curve. Class room test scores, employee performance in a company or how many people really, really like you. No matter the popula...

Moses Maimonides: Arab Jew, Religious Humanist

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

The figure of Moses Maimonides (ca. 1138-1204), perhaps the greatest post-Talmudic rabbi, exemplifies the complications and pitfalls involved in the Arabic articulation of Judaism.

Vision of the World

Jennifer Howell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jennifer Howell

Each of us has the power within to be a visionary. In so many ways, life itself is nothing more than one vision after the next.

It's Time for Audacity, Mr. President

Stephen H. Dinan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen H. Dinan

Dear President Obama: Be audacious again. Give us more of the Obama we fell in love with.

Just Listen Microsoft - An Opportunist Does Not a Visionary Make

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Opportunists are about extending a grasp in an already competitive environment. They are about being grabby, and when they have the clout of a Microsoft, about being "pushy."

10 Questions For A Thought Leader

Jan Phillips | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Phillips

If you can answer each of them right away, you get a gold star for being a visionary thought leader!