University to Corporation: Does It Need to Be One Way?

Alphabet just hired a computer scientist from Stanford University. Fei-Fei Li is more than a respected scientist; she also is the director of Stanford University’s artificial intelligence lab. No longer. From university to corporation, academic talent is being hired by different corporations. A recent Wall Street Journal article entitled “Tech Companies Tap New Talent From…

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Balancing Act: Pursuing Career and Education

Guest Post by Yesenia Ye More than other generations, Millennials are known for seeking out work that they find personally fulfilling. In fact, in a recent poll conducted by Allstate and National Journal, younger Americans named “doing something enjoyable” as the most important factor for a first job, followed by “making a difference.” Of course,…

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The Millennial Generation? More Like the Master’s Generation.

“When it comes to education, this generation aims high. Millennials currently enrolled in high school, college or graduate school are particularly ambitious — about half want to go on to earn a graduate or professional school degree.” – “Millennials: Confident. Connected. Open to Change”, PewResearch, February 24, 2010 Guest Post by Danny Rubin A story…

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What to Do When Mentorless – 4 Practices to Create a Mentor

I never had a mentor, but I survived. I wanted one. I just never connected with the right person to serve as a continuous sounding board and guiding presence. I had plenty of people I learned from and still do, but it isn’t the same as having a mentor. My imagination of what a mentor…

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7 Lessons through 7 Elementary School Teachers

Most of my grade school years happened in the late 1960s/early 1970s, so some of the things that happened would not happen today. Regardless of any political incorrectness, certain lessons still rise to the top of my memories. Where I grew up, elementary school was Kindergarten to Sixth Grade. For these teachers, I appreciate their…

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Thoughts on Waiting for Superman

Waiting for Superman is a must-see movie. It shows how adults and various system get in the way of delivering high-quality eduction to our youth.

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What Made Your Best Teachers Great?

Who were some of your best teachers? Why were they great? Good teachers make all the difference in a young student’s life.

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