The Education of the Entrepreneur

Jun 14

The Education of the Entrepreneur

I love this post because it illustrates my early childhood as an “serial entrepreneur”. My first business was when I was either 6 or 8 selling fruit from my grandfather’s farm to local grocery stores. I’m obsessed. completely and totally. Every time I meet someone for the first time, or in conversations with friends, I always ask one...

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School Interfering with Education [quote]

Jun 13

 I have never let schooling interfere with my education. – Mark Twain

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An Entrepreneurial Approach to Reforming Higher Education

Jun 12

An Entrepreneurial Approach to Reforming Higher Education

An interesting article written by Ben Wildasky in The Chronicle of Higher Education. Ben Wildavsky is a senior scholar in research and policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World and co-editor of Reinventing Higher Education:...

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What do Employers Want from College Students?

May 05

What do Employers Want from College Students?

A study from an interesting article on CollegeParents.org suggesting that colleges/universities are not preparing students for the workforce. Employers want students with an liberal education. The Association of American Colleges and Universities defines a “liberal education” in the following way: Liberal Education is an approach to learning that empowers...

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Student Debt by State #Bubble [infographic]

Apr 25

An interesting infographic showcasing student debt by state.

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