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What If We Changed the Way Content Is Shared?

Matt Murrie | Posted 06.27.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

In her conversation from the What If... ? Conference last March, Content Community Creator, Audrey Bellis starts out sharing her belief that comment s...

Daniel Radcliffe Says The 'Friend Zone' Is A Male Invention

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 06.26.2014 | Women

He spent all of his teenage years embedded in a fantastical world of magic and wizardry, but if there's one thing that Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcl...

What If We Were All Family Generation Changers?

Matt Murrie | Posted 06.20.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

What if, in doing so, we won't just create new opportunities for ourselves, we'll also uncover ways to create new opportunities for our families that may not have otherwise existed?

What If Every Business Is a Social Business?

Matt Murrie | Posted 06.09.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

Successful business concepts are those that best solve the needs of others. It takes a tremendous amount of empathy to truly understand others' needs -- and shift with them as their needs change.

What If We Put a Full Stop to Period Punishments?

Matt Murrie | Posted 05.27.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

What if, together, we can see to it puberty is a wonderful passage into all of the possibilities of adulthood, instead of a life sentence into insecurity, shame and isolation for young women?

What If Your Story Is Mine?

Matt Murrie | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

The one thing that rarely happens is a genuine connection of empathy between those consuming the media stories and those who are living them.

What If You Could Learn Like a Jedi

Matt Murrie | Posted 07.02.2014 | Education
Matt Murrie

People change, beliefs change, systems change, everything changes. When education doesn't evolve with these changes, it affects our present and future.

Leaving A World Of 'What Ifs' Behind

Anokhi Saklecha | Posted 06.28.2014 | Teen
Anokhi Saklecha

I later realized that by asking 'what ifs' I was trying to eliminate the true essence of life -- surprise, adventure, and uncertainty. Life follows a twisted path that none of us can foresee. So, why waste time on questions that we can't answer?

What If Entrepreneurship Can Be Used to Help NCAA Athletes Achieve More?

Matt Murrie | Posted 05.02.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

There are 351 Division I schools with men's and women's basketball teams, yet there are only 30 NBA teams and 12 WNBA teams. There are 120 Division I ...

What If What We Studied Had Global Impact?

Matt Murrie | Posted 04.10.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

What if, in order to overcome the biggest problems we're facing, we need a two-pronged attack that places greater emphasis on interdisciplinary thought and experiential learning as opposed to rigid disciplines and lectures?

What If We All Had Superpowers?

Matt Murrie | Posted 03.23.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

Who didn't spend their childhood wondering what it would be like to fly through the air, shoot lasers from your eyes, or read people's minds? But what...

What If Technology Has Killed Privacy?

Matt Murrie | Posted 12.20.2013 | Technology
Matt Murrie

What if Santa Claus isn't the only one who knows if you've been naughty or nice last year? As much as the technology that powers our mobile devices ca...

What If Toys Are the New Textbooks?

Matt Murrie | Posted 02.08.2014 | Education
Matt Murrie

Aside from potentially making learning fun (heaven forbid), it turns out toys can teach us a lot that we should be learning, but our antiquated systems of education are failing miserably to provide.

'What If?': The Big Question

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 02.01.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

I began writing Love Gone Mad with that What if? premise in mind. Soon, more complexities, complications and permutations evolved, so by the novel's third draft, the plotline went far beyond the initial What if?

What If Kids Did the Darndest Things?

Matt Murrie | Posted 01.26.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

"We beat out the ability of our children to dream."

What If Big Things Come in littleBits?

Matt Murrie | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Matt Murrie

Quirky now has some stiff competition in the running for my favorite young business. Both Quirky and littleBits consistently create new highs in innovation by pushing consumers and producers forward as they capitalize on and validate the curiosity of their customers.

What If @ BIF?

Matt Murrie | Posted 11.27.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

Every September, BIF puts on a summit to bring together innovators, inspirers, and instigators to have random collisions, "think transformation, and try more stuff."

What If Empowering Single Women Could Educate Entire Generations?

Matt Murrie | Posted 10.30.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

Today, I'd like to share just how far Rai and his foundation have traveled in just under four months, all by taking a single question and turning it into a transformative action that will impact the lives of individuals and communities for years to come.

What if School Were Out Forever?

Matt Murrie | Posted 10.16.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

From the work and ideas the movers and makers at IDEC 2013 are developing, you can see for yourself how it may not be a question of what if schools become extinct, but when.

What If There Were No Religion?

Matt Murrie | Posted 09.23.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

Religion, what is it good for? Depends on whom you ask -- and the question you ask them. There seems to be almost as many different perspectives with ...

What If I'm Wrong?

Matt Murrie | Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

Who is Ethan Porter? According to Ethan, he is: a Philosopher of Science, Professor of Darkness, Harbinger of Despair, and (among plenty of other thin...

What If You're Wearing Big, Ugly Glasses

Matt Murrie | Posted 09.11.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

What if we're all missing out on so much there is between us based on what we think, or want to see instead of what's really there?

What if We Were All Poets?

Matt Murrie | Posted 09.02.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

Caroline Slavin's question is a little tough to see, but that's ok; her words were crafted to be heard. Her thoughts are to be activated, not gazed upon.

What if Women Were in Charge?

Matt Murrie | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

A fresh coat of pink paint on government buildings and fighter jets that fire lip gloss? An end to war? Even if your reaction isn't as specific (or ridiculous) as any of those, whenever this question is asked, the honest reactions tend to be that of overwhelming fear or celebration.

What If There Were Lions in America?

Matt Murrie | Posted 08.19.2013 | Impact
Matt Murrie

What if there were lions in America? No, I'm not joking, and neither was Josh Kling when he asked, "What If We Could Bring Back Extant Species" at the last What If...? Conference.