We’ve decided to quit being a welcoming church. No kidding. We’re giving it up. Like so many congregations, we’ve sunk an amazing amount of time and energy into becoming a welcoming church. We changed worship styles, trained greeters and ushers, wore name tags, brewed coffee, went to workshops on hospitality and put our friendliest people …
What happens to thrift-store donations? A behind-the-scenes look
You’ve finally done it. You’ve gone through your house and purged the belongings you no longer need: baby clothes the kids have long outgrown, the “I love Cancun” T-shirt that’s
How to Remove a Tree Stump
Tree stumps are left behind after trees are felled because the widest part is usually very hard to remove and is too low. These stumps give an ugly look to the landscape and remain there for years. It is possible to get rid of these stumps if you know the right techniques. If you have …
Standout Volunteers Honored
“I can’t help everyone, but I can help someone,” said Kelli Fagala, local high school senior and recipient of a 2018 Medallion Award, the state’s top volunteer honor Kelli’s sentiment was shared throughout this year’s Governor’s Awards breakfast, hosted by United Way of Central Carolinas at the Goodwill Opportunity Campus . Cognizant Technology Solutions sponsored the event, which recognized 13 winners representing Mecklenburg, Iredell and Union…
Religious understanding of transgender issues
The Boy Scouts of America announced on Jan. 30, 2017, that, “Starting today, we will accept and register youth in the Cub and Boy Scout programs based on the…
The Best Way to Reheat Pizza
While I enjoy the occasional cold slice, I usually prefer to warm up my pizza, as do most people. But how? Let me show you ...
When Markets Change, Change Your Marketability: Trainer and Therapist Jean Campbell Shows Us How...
Jean Campbell, LCSW, CET II, TEP presents "Me Pluribus Unum" sponsored by TEDx Change is disruptive. It unseats...
Be The Change, Change The Being
An incredible story of passion and caring for others in difficult times by 100 Year Lifestyle Affiliate Chiropractor, Dr. April Warhola.
How Climate Change Changed Me
Opinion: Tom Steyer reconciles his old work with fossil fuels with his current activism.
How My Research on Climate Change Changed Me
A Maine student's research trip to New York taught powerful lessons on resilience in the face of adversity.
In Transition: How Embracing Change Changed My Life
Comstock’s introduces Bethany Crouch’s new column on professional transitions
Performance Management is Changing, Changing Sales Performance Management on the Way
The battle for the minds and hearts of your customers isn’t the only thing that matters. You also need to win the minds and hearts of your sales people. As much as sales performance is key to business success, the engagement and motivation of your sales people is just as important. As businesses realize this, employee productivity and satisfaction are becoming a focal point for many…
How Goa's digital approach to diabetes can improve universal healthcare
Digital technology has been used to reduce the costs associated with diabetes and help doctors and policy-makers better plan and manage the response.
How Lockheed Martin cleans dirty healthcare data
The aerospace giant's health and life science group helps clients sift through tons of data with the help of new cleaning technology.
Becoming a millennial mother: 3 tips for labor and delivery
Childbirth is one of the most challenging yet rewarding events you will go through in your life.
12 ideas on how the private sector can help ensure universal healthcare access by 2030
Around half of the world's population does not have access to essential health services.
FARMFEST: Why drones are the future of agriculture
IT MIGHT look like futuristic technology, but pretty soon drones will be as common on a farm as a tractor or truck.
Is There a Future for Same-Day Delivery? How About Online Grocery Shopping?
For the time being, brick-and-mortar retailers don't seem to have to worry too much about two of the most hyped, potentially "game changing" options in e-commerce. You've probably heard that Amazon may take over the world—at least the retail world, that is.
How to Think Exponentially and Better Predict the Future
This is the third in a four-part series looking at the big ideas in Ray Kurzweil's book The Singularity Is Near. Be sure to read the other articles: Will the End of Moore’s Law Halt Computing’s Exponential Rise? Technology Feels Like It’s Accelerating — Because It Actually Is Ray Kurzweil Predicts Three Technologies Will Define Our Future …
The Future of Service Delivery: How IoT and AI Optimize the Customer Experience
While the promise of artificial intelligence is not yet fully realized, the Internet of Things is becoming more commonplace, and the potential for improving field service operations is boundless.