Jim O'Hare

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Advice: How Do You Know Your Stories Are Making a Difference?

Active Voice Lab<p>The “How Do We Know” web site uses garden tools as metaphors to provide fresh language for exploring media impact. Shovels, for …

Philanthropy

What’s Missing from Annual Reports

As a shareholder of several companies, I receive many updates and reports. Even though I know how to dissect the financials and pull out any relevant ratios, I’m not satisfied with the story that these reports tell me. Nor, I’d suggest, are most shareholders. Many choose not to receive an annual …

When and How to Say "Enough!"

Shortly after World War II, executives at Japan's Toyota Motor Company made a decision from which, I believe, we all can benefit. They decided to …

Don't overpay for your Christmas tree this year

With Christmas inching closer and closer, families are heading to stores, tree farms, and parking lots to pick the best Christmas trees to bring the holiday tradition into their homes.<p>The Christmas tree has become so popular that 8 in 10 Americans put one up in their homes, according to a 2013 …

The New Security Robot Watching Over Silicon Valley Is Less RoboCop and More R2-D2

This bot will not insist you have 20 seconds to comply.<p>The jobs of security guards—and possibly police, down the road—might be in jeopardy thanks to a new robot that hit the pavement this week in Silicon Valley.<p>Designed by the Mountain View startup Knightscope, the five-feet, 300-pound K5 robot …

Recruiting Data Scientists to Do Social Good

We know that data scientists are a hot commodity. Businesses can’t get enough of them. That’s great for tech companies that attract talent with stock and benefits, but less so for social initiatives and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) who could use their talent too. Short of asking nonprofits …

The Best Leaders “Talk the Walk”

One of the most ubiquitous aphorisms in business is that the best leaders understand the need to “walk the talk” — that is, their behavior and day-to-day actions have to match the aspirations they have for their colleagues and organization. But the more time I spend with game-changing innovators …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

Searching For Stress Relief? Try Feeling Your Breath

Many Americans are swamped with stress, but there may be ways to ease the tension without changing the circumstances.<p>Almost half of all adults say they've experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard …

Here's the Most Useful Personality Quiz You'll Ever Take

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>It was after spending 10 minutes taking a “what …

Psychology

Watch This Wireless Hack Pop a Car’s Locks in Minutes | Threat Level

Shims and coat hangers are the clumsy tools of last century's car burglars. Modern-day thieves, if they're as clever as Silvio Cesare, may be able to …

<em>Shape</em>: Doodles for Design Learning

A cartoon created by the Dublin City Council aims to get kids to question and shape their environment.<p>As the quaint family of line drawings in the Irish cartoon <i>Shape</i> go about their day, chairs shift, furniture transforms, and a song straight out of an Apple commercial propels them forward. It’s a …

The Long Road to “You’re Hired!”

That Elusive Handshake<p>The Recovery Puzzle: A New Factory in Ohio Struggles to Match Jobs to Job-Seekers<p>The Washington Post<p>We’re all familiar with the unemployment numbers, as well as the persistent cries that it’s difficult to match job seekers with open positions. But unless you’re on hiring …

The Problem with Being Too Nice

Leaders are placed under a tremendous amount of pressure to be relatable, human and … nice. Many yield to this instinct, because it feels much easier to be liked. Few people want to be the bad guy. But leaders are also expected to make the tough decisions that serve the company or the team’s best …

To Tell Your Story, Take a Page from Kurt Vonnegut

In the 1989 movie <i>Dead Poet’s Society,</i> Robin Williams, playing the iconoclastic English teacher John Keating, dismisses the notion that you can judge the perfection of a poem mathematically by plotting how artfully it employs meter, rhyme, and metaphor against how important the subject is. Rather …

I'll Finish the Dishes When I'm Dead

<b>Correction appended: April 7, 2014.</b><p><i>The way you live your days is the way you live your life.</i><i>—Annie Dillard</i><p>One evening when my kids were young, I was …

Time Management

Personal Jetpack Awarded Flight Permit

The New Zealand developers of a personalized jetpack said Tuesday that aviation regulators have issued the device with a flying permit, allowing for …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

BioOhio (@BioOhio) | Twitter

Pinned Tweet<p>The 2018 #<b>Ohio</b> #<b>Bioscience</b> Growth Report is up! Free download at http://www.bioohio.com/ohio ! @<b>WhyOhio</b>pic.twitter.com/ru5jm5ljB0<p>0 …

BioOhio Summer Social - NE Ohio

BioOhio's fun summer socials bring Ohio's bioscience players together for networking, talking shop, and putting "faces to names."<p>Registration is …

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Networking

What’s Next Health: Whom Do We Trust?

Consider the recent American presidential election, which is snarkily referred to as “post-factual.” The presidential candidates spoke past one …