Jillian Zankowski

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7 Lessons You Learn Through Life's Challenges

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p><b>1. You need to change.</b><p>There are times when things go wrong in life. Most of us try to escape it, denying the truth life presents to us. When a problem occurs, most of the time it occurs because something is not right -- you got sick because you …

Want To Start A Successful Company? Read These Five Books First

There’s an old saying in the rare coin business. That is: “buy the book before you buy the coin.” The same thing, I would say, goes for folks who want to start their own businesses. But where do you start? I asked Ted D. Zoller, the director for entrepreneurial studies at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler …


The key to water security could be lurking in a New Mexico sewage farm

In Las Cruces, New Mexico, a pilot project is using heat-loving algae to clean wastewater and generate energy<p>The sulphurous springs of Yellowstone national park are scalding, tainted with heavy metals and acidic enough to eat through clothing. But their murky depths are also home to an algae that …

Climate Change

Business Growth for Good: Why Context Matters (SSIR)

Emerging markets—characterized by a rapidly expanding middle class and growing consumer spending, which McKinsey & Company estimates will reach $30 …


Join the fight against extreme poverty

<b>World leaders at the third Financing for Development Conference have signed up to the Addis Ababa Action Agenda, a new global agreement on how</b> …