By Will Allen
Published July 9, 2009 - "It is time and past time for this nation, this government, to react to the dangers inherent in its flawed farm and food policies and to reverse course from subsidizing wealth to subsidizing health.
We have to stop paying the largest farm subsidies to large growers of unsustainable and inedible crops like cotton. We have to stop paying huge subsidies to
By Stephen Palmer & Carl Woolston
Published July 9, 2009 - “It’s becoming increasingly difficult to catch the eyes of the consumer. Once you have them you have to keep them. Technology has transformed relationships between businesses and customers. Now, your job isn’t just to transact sales. Your job is to cultivate trust, build community, and
By Brains On Fire
Published July 9, 2009 - “It’s official: the word 'campaign' is becoming more and more scarce as it relates to the new world of marketing. And rightly so. People want to be engaged with a company, organization or cause beyond a short-term gimmick. So we’re starting to see the emergence of the term 'movement,' which makes a lot more sense.
Let’s compare the two."
By Anne McCrossan
Published July 8, 2009 - “Synapses are natural, visceral, reactions connecting the soft organs of the body to the central nervous system. They can be trusted to be “on the money,” and most corporate bodies—human or otherwise—are lost without them. Not being in tune with one’s own ecosystem leads to unrewarded, misplaced effort and operat
By Nevin Danielson
Published July 8, 2009 - “It’s time for a shake-up. This one won’t happen because your boss decides it’s time. It will happen because you and your peers decide it’s time. Rather than relying on organizations to see what's in their long-term best interest, individuals are in a better position to instigate change. It will feel uncom
By Glory Borgeson
Published July 8, 2009 - “In this day and age, it is not enough to have a system in place for dealing with customers’ issues promptly and smoothly. Now, you need a strategy with built-in extras, benefits that are above and beyond what the public expects from you and your business. These extras have to be planned into your regular, day-to-day commerce because you ca