According to Net Impact’s recent Talent Report: What Workers Want in 2012,...– Lara Galinsky, “Not Everyone Should be a Social Entrepreneur,” Harvard Business Review.
Sources said that the Saudi diplomatic mission was unhappy with the rector over...– Saudi Embassy is putting pressure on International Islamic University in Islamabad not to invite Iranians on campus. I have one simple question for the Saudi government: How about you mind your own business? (via mehreenkasana)
To be successful in business today, a company must do more than just sell a good...– “Shopping for a Better World,” NY Times.
When Obama endorsed marriage equality...
whenobamaendorsed: … I just felt like I was excited, I felt relaxed, and: YES.
Or consider solar lanterns as a replacement for kerosene. They are safer,...– Seth Godin always spits truth.
When I'm traveling and the wifi is slow, I'm like
runningastartup: YES. SO TRUE. LOVE THIS TUMBLR.
Economists tell us that the reason to care is that it increases customer...– Great words of wisdom from Seth Godin in his blog piece, “A simple antidote to a corporatized, unfeeling, profit-maximizing world.”
Secondly, and what’s a much harder task, is that Americans need to...– What the Ashton Kutcher Brownface Controversy Says about Race in America, GOOD.
Fear of failing can hijack the working memory resources, a core component of...– The researchers behind a new study that shows that kids fail less when they know failure is part of learning.
But there’s just such a giant window for dishonesty and coercion here....– Jezebel on the ridiculousness that is MissTravel.com, “The Dating Website where Rich People Take Pretty People on Fancy Vacations, which is 100% not Prostitutey at all.”
Everything I write tends to turn into a superhero team, even if I didn’t...– Joss Whedon, the man behind The Avengers. So excited.
Business education must be completely redefined to include the best, most...– Need to Solve a Tough Business Problem? Don’t Hire an MBA. Fast CoDesign.
But the road to hell may well be paved with good intentions. There clearly is a...– Awesome piece in Fast Co Design. “Why Designers Need to Stop Feeling Sorry for Africa.”
An alternative is to be happy wherever you are, with whatever you’ve got, but...– Seth Godin (via tper2)
WHEN THE EARTHQUAKE HIT DC
whenindc: Everyone else in my office… Me… 1. Best Tumblr ever (after Hilz of course). 2. This was actually me during the earthquake.
From a business perspective, Toms is at risk. Our research with leading...– Cheryl Davenport, “The Broken Buy-One-Give-One Model: 3 Ways to Save Toms Shoes,” Fast Co Exist. This is such a good read.
The goal should be to have the minimum number of meetings and scenarios and...– Seth Godin, “When Execution Gets Cheaper, so Should Planning.”
Apple’s overseas labor practices are deplorable. America and Pakistan would both...– Sam Graham Felsen for GOOD: “Apple of Discord: Mike Daisey & the Danger of Truthiness.” My must-read of the day.
The World Bank defines extreme poverty as consuming $1.25 or less per day. This...– Jake Harriman, CEO of Nuru International on the link between extreme poverty and terrorism. Poverty is definitely an issue, but others often claim that the linkage is flawed. Good to debate, nevertheless.
Quality, dependable light transforms lives; children are able to study at night,...– Source: Clean Technica on Mera Gao Power in India.
The ire at the advertisement misses the point. It’s the proverbial forest and...– Rabaylspeaks truth at her blogObama Says Do Moreon the Sana Safinaz ad controversy.
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poptech: That’s not photoshop; that’s an actual cloud hovering inside an actual room. Artist Berndnaut Smilde merges art and science to create small man-made clouds that exist — albeit for just a moment — indoors. (via singularitarian)
There is already a sense that the Internet community has become so absurdly...– Adam Hanft. “Use of Homeless as Internet Hot Spots Backfires on Marketer” — The New York Times (via azmatzahra)