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Working Together

Is Competition or Collaboration the Key to Success On and Off the Court?

Leslie Grossman | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Leslie Grossman

Collaboration is often missing from the workplace, particularly between the genders. At least that's the complaint of many women in many industries.

Transforming the Not for Profit Sector by Telling the Truth: An Interview with Vik Maraj of Unstoppable Conversations

Danisha Bhaloo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Danisha Bhaloo

His two primary roles in Unstoppable are to drive the innovation of our programs through learning from other disciplines and to expand our ability to impact people faster and more deeply.

Strength in Numbers

Daniel Gleich | Posted 09.30.2013 | Impact
Daniel Gleich

Living in a world where every person on the Internet is shouting out messages and trying to be heard makes it easy to get lost in the shuffle. One voice probably won't catch anyone's attention, but what if thousands of people felt the same way you did and were willing to put their voice behind your message?

Talking It Out: It Will Solve (Some) Problems in Congress

Eli Lehrer | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

With approval for Congress near an all-time low, elected officials need some real change. There's no magic way to fix Washington or make it work but there is one thing that members of Congress on both sides need to do more of: talk and socialize with people from the other party.

Stronger Together: The Benefits of Solid Partnerships and Other Lessons from the Social Innovation Summit

Caroline Barlerin | Posted 03.02.2013 | Impact
Caroline Barlerin

Collaboration is the secret ingredient for success at scale. While the challenges facing society are dynamic and complex, innovative collaborations are beginning to bear fruit as we look for solutions.

Collaboration: A Forgotten Word?

Twesigye Jackson Kaguri | Posted 12.31.2012 | Impact
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri

As the candidates ramped into high gear for their last surge of campaigning this last month, I was bothered by the thought that we as a nation have lost the meaning of the word collaboration. We are supposed to be the United, not the Divided, States of America.

How To Work With What You've Got

Judith Johnson | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

Cooperation, the second law of spirit, is the proverbial wisdom of making lemonade when you have lemons. The key to cooperation is working with what is present rather than working against it with negative expressions of dissatisfaction, judgment, denial, and resistance.

Pre-Thanksgiving Message to all of the Working Class People in the World

Tio Hardiman | Posted 01.14.2012 | Chicago
Tio Hardiman

It's time to stop criticizing and begin the healing process by thanking the billions of people around the world. People make the world go around.

Celebrating Oneness In Diversity

Judith Johnson | Posted 07.19.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

In order for an individual and/or a society to move out of right/wrong thinking and bullying others to advance one's own agenda, they have to be willing to experiment with new behaviors.

Why Are Successful Business Partnerships As Important As Marriage?

Michael D. Eisner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael D. Eisner

The institution of marriage -- life collaboration -- gets a lot more attention than the institution of business collaboration. But the benefits of working together -- of finding a partner -- are extraordinary.

'Working Together'

Michael D. Eisner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael D. Eisner

Over the past two years, I've been at work on a project about a concept that's fascinated me for decades: partnership. From my marriage (43 years and ...

In the New Millennium, Success Is Based Entirely on Volunteers

Rick Smith | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rick Smith

To be successful, you need to earn every relationship. Leadership in the 21st century is based entirely on one's ability to recruit and inspire others toward the future you are trying to create.

Peaceful Revolution: Getting to the Truth

Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Cali Ressler and Jody Thompson

We've read a number of studies that talk about how it's not uncommon for managers at large organizations to "fly under the radar" with their own pro-employee, results-oriented work culture.

The Lost Girls: When Does 'Me' Become 'We'?

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

With all the news of global challenges lately, you might have missed one story that's been taking place in the Pacific Northwest. No, I am not referr...

No Rear-View Mirrors: Managing the Economic Crisis

Lance Simmens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lance Simmens

This is not just smart politics, it is smart policy. Obama realizes he needs broad support for the hard choices that need to be made, and he is going about securing that support.

Working With Your Enemies

Sharon Salzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sharon Salzberg

It takes strong insight and often a good deal of courage to break away from our habitual ways of looking at things, to be able to respond from a different place.