Jane Driscoll

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Job Corps: Success, Failure, or in Need of Reinvention and Reinvigoration

It’s not often talked about, but a very popular piece of President Johnson’s “Great Society” is the Job Corps, which still exists today with a $1.7 …

Education

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THE ISLANDS OF IRELAND.

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Retailers’ top worries in 2014: interest rates, security breaches, minimum wage - Behind the Storefront - MarketWatch

Target Corp.’s<p>/quotes/zigman/253872/delayed /quotes/nls/tgt TGT nasty security breach. Investors’ fretting over interest rates. The national debate …

FILM AND THEATRE.

Priorities Set, JPMorgan Chase Focuses on Stakeholder Engagement with Latest CSR Report

<b>By Aman Singh</b><p>Despite the upheaval and the effects that continue to dog Wall Street since the 2008 crash, JPMorgan Chase has managed to recover more …

Community Foundations: What It Takes to Become Dynamic Hubs of Local Capital

Community foundations -- with their deep local ties, significant unrestricted assets, and community benefit missions -- are ideally positioned to play a leading role in solving our communities' most profound and difficult challenges. Yet many are stuck in a pattern of disbursing only a small …

5 Tips to Jumpstart Your Creativity

Whether you want to design a new product, devise a tagline for a client or solve a scheduling problem, creative thinking gives you an undeniable …

The Saddest Tweeters Live in Texas

Researchers analyzed ten million tweets to map happiness in the U.S.<p><b>The town of Beaumont is known as "Texas … with a little something extra."But the industrial town along the Gulf Coast now has a more dubious distinction: It's been named the saddest city in America—at least, if you're measuring</b> …

Sara Hallie Richardson | Kate Bush's Running Up That Hill

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Mere Mere Needs A New Name on Twitter: "Bite me, Marv Albert. #ohwait"

Eco-spirituality: towards a values-based economic structure

As our world stumbles to the brink of ecological collapse, the "tipping point" of irreversible climate change, sustainability has become a vital …

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How to run a successful multichannel social media promotion

<b>Trick question: if you run a Twitter campaign that directs a customer to your Facebook page and they click through to your site, how many channels</b> …

Starbucks Is in a Unique Position To Push Consumers To Waste Less. Will It?

Image credit: Robert Banh/Flickr<p>Related:<p>Starbucks is one of America’s most iconic brands for many reasons. The company transformed coffee culture and …

How Social Innovation Is Helping Homeless Veterans

Creative approaches that businesses use to develop new products can also be channeled toward solving long-standing and intractable social issues. A case in point is the recent effort to house chronically homeless veterans in the U.S., as thousands of soldiers return to civilian life after extended …

America the Beautiful indeed… I’ve always loved... | Vapor Trails in the Stratosphere

<b>America the Beautiful indeed…</b><p>I’ve always loved this version of that song, not only because of Ray Charles’ incredible talent, but because Ray always …

New Research Finds UK Consumers Earning and Saving £4.6 Billion Through the Sharing Economy

Image credit: The People Who Share<p>Related:<p>New research commissioned by The People Who Share shows that 65% of adults in the UK are already part of …

An Honorable Memorial to the Fallen

On Memorial Day, we'll remember those who died in service to our country. What can you say? Theirs was the ultimate sacrifice. Their families will never be the same.<p>But this year, my thoughts are also with our injured service members and their families -- the folks who carry the biggest burden when …

Retaining Top Talent Is More Than Just Telling Employees 'Thank You'

© Ever - Fotolia.com<p>In the last few months in my travels to lead workshops with clients and to present at various HR and strategy conferences around …

Indigenous Helps 75% of Artisans in Its Fashion Supply Chain Escape Poverty

Related:<p>Fashion company Indigenous says some 75 percent of the artisans in its supply chain are no longer at risk of poverty and many have achieved …

Infographic Of The Day: Why Should You Care About Typography?

I have a confession to make. There was a time, many years ago, where I thought that typography was fashion by another name. I didn’t really appreciate how different typefaces function, and how the discipline evolved over time, under pressure from aesthetics and technology. And it makes me …

Typography