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One Improvement Colleges Need That Adds Immediate Value To Education

Higher Education That Works Why do we restructure learning when we know simple, proven methods return value to students? Last Friday, I attended a Senior Project Expo for my son who will graduate in mid-June as a Mechanical Engineer from Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA. My son has worked on a designing and […]

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The Portfolio Career Option

Recommended for Young Milennials Early On in Their Careers I recently read a game-changing book by Charles Handy called, “The Empty Raincoat”. Because the book was ground breaking and ahead of its time, it consistently appears as one the best-selling business books of all time. Although it was originally published in 1994, Handy correctly predicts […]

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Graduates Should Resist Temptations and Find Jobs They’ll Like

Beware The Lure of Passion and Securing A Dream Job… A More Sensible Approach for Graduates Is To Find A Job You Will Like. We all know there is a generational shift underway with jobs and millennials, but it’s not what most people think. Contrary to conventional thought and popular opinion, the Millennial generation does […]

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Value of Security Clearances On the Rise

I listened to a story last week on Sirius radio and downloaded a podcast on NPR* about security clearances. My take is that the value of security clearances is on the rise for current and former military. My opinion is partly based upon increased demand due to the current administration’s proposed, significant investment in military […]

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Will MBA Schools Will Make America Great Again?

I would like to begin by advocating for more military leaders in MBA programs. I know it’s what we do, but here is why it makes sense. With international students soon to be on the decline, military applicants are the MBA world’s best connection to global cultures and economies. Because they work for the largest […]

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#1 Habit to Develop Post-MBA

Six weeks ago, I wrote about the value of creating an ongoing habit of self-education. Which, in 2016, some experts predicted was #1 habit for the 21st Century Entrepreneur and I translated into #1 Habit to Learn in Bschool. I want to pickup on this topic again and cover it more completely in 2017. As […]

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State of Industry Report on MBA Education

Over a year ago, I emailed more than 50 bschools we work with an open invitation to offer their opinions on where the future of business education was headed. Only a couple of bschools responded. I continue to see evidence mounting that the 115-year old MBA program needs to be restructured.  As I have said […]

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#1 Habit to Learn in BSchool

Why getting into the habit of challenging what you learn make so much sense. I am excited about today’s post. It covers a beneficial habit that will allow you to apply more knowledge when it comes to learning. Even better, it will give you a decisive edge on performance while you’re in school and later […]

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The Only Road To Live In Times Like These

There is much uncertainty, controversy and a lot of noise surrounding the election and its outcome. However, just as with the outcome of the election and many of the sporting events that happened this weekend and recently which have made history, certainty of outcomes are impossible to predict. I believe we all have personal, and/or […]

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The World Favors Those Who Learn

Last week, I wrote about advancing in a world of uncertainty. While the world is no less certain this week, I have been thinking a lot more about education. Education is usually top of mind for me, but recently has become a recurring topic at work and home. Here are some takeaways I wanted to […]

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