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Month: August 2015

Friday Five

We scoured the web to give you our top five favorite articles of the week. Enjoy! This is a fascinating look at the history of Hot Chicken. Like the writer, I didn’t know Hot Chicken was a thing until I moved back after college. The article, which is wrapped in Nashville history, helps explain why and …

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TUESDAY TALK: Why it’s time to forget the pecking order at work

Organizations are often run according to “the superchicken model,” where the value is placed on star employees who outperform others. And yet, this isn’t what drives the most high-achieving teams. Business leader Margaret Heffernan observes that it is social cohesion — built every coffee break, every time one team member asks another for help — …

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Member Spotlight | LiveSchool

Meet Matt Rubinstein. Life mantra: Deeds not words. Favorite books: Experience in Education, Ishmael, 4 steps to the Epiphany He’s cofounder and CEO of LiveSchool, a start-up focused on behavioral management. However, this path was not something he foresaw in his younger days. In college, he decided to take an internship opportunity at a school in Harlem, and it made …

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Transforming Poverty Q&A

POVERTY & THE ARTS is awesome. Here’s why: their goal is to empower homeless and formerly homeless individuals as artists and creatives by helping them generate income, job skills, security networks, and purpose in life. They also use the arts to promote relationships and a space for volunteers to view homeless individuals as talented and creative, thus creating better advocates …

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