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Does Higher Education Still Prepare People for Jobs?

Does Higher Education Still Prepare People for Jobs?

By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Becky Frankiwicz  // This article was originally posted on hbr.org. We often hear employers and business leaders lament the unfortunate gap between what students learn in college and what they are actually expected to know in order to be job-ready. This is particularly alarming in light of the large — and still growing […]

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Why Communication Is Today’s Most Important Skill

Why Communication Is Today’s Most Important Skill

This post was originally published on Forbes.com By Greg Satell When I was in high school, a man came to speak about Winston Churchill.  Mostly, it was the usual mix of historical events and anecdotes, which in Churchill’s case was a potent mixture of the poignant, the irreverent and the hilarious.  But what I remember […]

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Set Goals, Not Resolutions, to Achieve Results

Set Goals, Not Resolutions, to Achieve Results

This post was originally posted on Huffington Post By Debbi Dickinson There was a time in my life when every New Year’s Eve, I would set resolutions. They were mostly focused on my health: Lose weight, exercise more or change a bad habit. Sound familiar? What I realized is that my resolutions were focused more around what […]

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The One Thing More Important Than Not Giving Up

The One Thing More Important Than Not Giving Up

This post was originally published on inc.com By Thomas Koulopoulos, Founder of Delphi Group Have the courage to do this one thing and you’ll never look at giving up in the same way again. “…never give in, never give in, never, never, never-in nothing, great or small, large or petty – never give in except to […]

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Mindfulness in Business by Yael Shy, Esq., Senior Director, Global Spiritual Life at NYU

Mindfulness in Business by Yael Shy, Esq., Senior Director, Global Spiritual Life at NYU

My law school orientation, like most orientations, was a blur of faculty, staff, student and alumni speaking to me and my new classmates about everything from financial aid to note-taking skills. The only thing I remember now from those three intensive days is one student, who spoke to us near the end of the third […]

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