Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic Party's nomination as their candidate for president, a historic moment in American history. "When there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit," she promised convention delegates. Her speech reflected the party's progressive platform in an effort to rally her base, but it offered little for...
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After watching Joe Biden's speech last night, one thing seems patently obvious. He should be launched into the highest rank of Hillary Clinton surrogates out on the campaign trail -- and as soon as possible. Furthermore, scheduling his appearances would be a piece of cake, because all Team Clinton would...
By European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager We deal with issues that affect people's daily lives but are cross border so no single member state can solve them on its own. And what we do is about people - no matter if you...
Image: This poster is circulating virally on Armenian social media. Journalist and human rights defender Levon Barseghian was recently arrested after criticizing the authorities during the ongoing Erebuni protests in Armenia. YEREVAN, Armenia -- When I learned that armed men had occupied a...
The last time I was with the highly-respected international journalist Christiane Amanpour was on a rooftop in Calcutta for a CNN interview during the days of Mother Teresa's funeral. On that memorable day September 12, 1997, the popular reporter was in military fatigues, like a war correspondent. In Cleveland, we...
'We are the rescue rangers!' Yun with his crew faces a life-threatening journey as they are assigned to the mountain police rescue unit at Mount Bukhan for their mandatory military service. Relying only on their bravery, their lives are now in jeopardy. Would the group be able to beat the Mother Nature in the battle to survive?
Whenever a celebrated figure dies -- whether an artist, an entertainer, a famed activist or noble leader -- we out here in the land of non-celebrity, and even some who share that vaunted status -- speak much about the legacy of that person....
Thanks to Donald Trump, Democrats can now show America that they are the party of family values, business, patriotism, and national pride.
McLean Hospital Guest Blogger Bill Carlezon, PhD The human brain is a world unto itself and still holds great potential for discovery. When we describe its structure and functionality, we often refer to the left and right hemispheres and...
Time and time again, Swedes emerge as some of the most creative people on the planet. Andreas Dahlqvist is no different. He founded DDB in Sweden and the Nordics in 2004. Under his leadership, the Gunn Report ranked the shop as the best creative agency in the region...
Mark D'Arcy thinks we are living through the most fertile era for creativity in eight decades. But that doesn't necessarily mean he thinks we should simply get more creative. The chief creative officer of Facebook's Creative Shop sees an "extraordinary opportunity" to "transform entire industries". His group is a team of...
With the acquisition of ConvertMedia, an outstream video supply side platform, Taboola is moving to become a giant video platform, soon competing with the likes of SnapChat, Facebook and YouTube, says Adam Singolda, CEO of Taboola, in this interview taped in his Manhattan headquarters on Tuesday afternoon. With the acquisition...
Alex Horwitz figured out how to get tickets to Hamilton, the hottest show on Broadway. He directed a documentary called Hamilton's America, which weaves the life of the real Alexander Hamilton into the story of the contemporary stage phenomenon. He sold the documentary...
An unhappy customer may seem like an irrelevancy, but an unhappy customer is a symbol. What you may not know is that for every customer who complains there are 26 customers who don't say anything. This means you're losing far more customers than you think. Winning back an unhappy...
By Thomas Kennedy I remember watching then Senator Barack Obama speak at a campaign rally during a hot and sunny afternoon in 2007. At the time, I was an undocumented student fresh out of high school and uncertain as to where I would be accepted to college due to my...
People are always asking me how I manage to consistently work as much as I do with a toddler in the house. It makes me feel great that I have somehow made this near-impossible feat look easy, but I can assure you that it's anything but.
On this week's episode of my podcast, Bring Your Whole Self to Work, I spoke with my friend Eric Severson. Eric has been working and studying the field of Human Resources for over 25 years. He spent many of those years at Gap Inc., which is where we...
Brand awareness is something every business needs. Unfortunately, a lot of companies believe the only way to achieve brand awareness is through wasting a lot of money. The key to brand awareness is content. With only 42% of content marketers believing they’re doing it right, there’s huge room...
I'm a fan of the Discovery series called MythBusters. Every episode Jamie and Adam (et al.) work to prove or debunk a myth (or myths) through a series of experiments involving trial and error, advanced exploration and communication. What fascinates me is the high relatability factor of the myths they present. It may be a statement of the obvious, but this is why they became myths in the first place.