Tony Tepedino

15 Flips | 2 Magazines | 21 Likes | 22 Following | 9 Followers | @Teptech | Digital Literacy teacher, socialmedia, golf coach @acsrochester @hacathletics, co-organizer of @tedxacschool & @edcamproc, runner, father & husband

Are You 'Intelligent' Enough to Be an Entrepreneur?

Many people feel that they just aren’t smart enough to be an entrepreneur, yet there seems to be no convincing evidence that a high IQ is a …

McDonald's is making one mistake that is killing business

As part of its turnaround, the brand has released numerous new menu items.<p>Some insiders feel the strategy is making business worse.<p>"On one hand, McDonald's is talking about menu simplification, while on the other hand they are talking about customization, expanding the line of Quarter Pounders and …

Evernote, the first dead unicorn

According to famed Silicon Valley investor Bill Gurley, 2015 will be the year of at least one dead unicorn.<p>"I do think you'll see some dead unicorns this year," said Gurley earlier in 2015 at SXSW.<p>For all the talk in technology about embracing failure, we've seen relatively little among the highly …

The Goldman Sachs-backed startup built to damage Bloomberg launches tomorrow

The messaging tool backed by top Wall Street banks will be launched publicly tomorrow at The Lanesborough Hotel in Hyde Park, London.<p>Symphony promises "secure, compliant messaging" similar to the internal chat system in Bloomberg terminals. Many bankers see this feature as the most valuable part of …

10 Inspirational Books Recommended By Highly Successful People

I am often inspired by the life stories of really successful people. Some, like Oprah Winfrey, have come from pretty terrible circumstances.<p>Others, …

Self-improvement

The rich are getting richer – and their wealth is safe as houses

In terms of wealth, Australia is now less equal than ever before, and whether that continues will depend on young peoples’ access to the housing market<p>The latest figures on household incomes show that over the past two years income inequality has increased. However, income is only part of the issue.<p>…

Income Inequality

Learning About One Of America’s Great Female Entrepreneurs

Ever wonder how Ruth’s Chris got it’s name? It’s a bit of a tongue twister with quite a few theories floating around about it’s origins. I used to …

Women Entrepreneurs

Harvard Business School Begins Offering Credit for some Online Extension Courses

Distance Learning<p>Beginning in January, students who take select courses in Harvard Business School's online digital education initiative, also known …

Business and Technology: a Love-Hate Relationship

We need to close the gap that separates geeks from corporations, to find a way for both sides to rely on one another. CEOs and IT professionals: …

CEOs

UK small businesses awaiting over £10,000 in late payments

The UK’s small and medium business community is becoming the victim of a late payments culture that restricts cash flow and inhibits growth, …

What Does Waste Management's Decision Not To Hire A CIO Suggest About The Future Of The Role?

For years, people have predicted the demise of the chief information officer role. First, it was because it was deemed to be a back-water support organization, and ironically of late it has been predicted because it has become so strategic to all parts of the enterprise that division and business …

Management

How Running A Startup Taught Me More Than School Ever Could

I just turned 19 and started my second year at the University of Pennsylvania; since the beginning of my freshman year, I’ve been running a startup called ThirdEye–a product that empowers visually impaired persons by telling them what’s in front of them–with a team of four Penn students. At the …

Entrepreneurship

Teacher's Guide on How to Create Forms Using The New Google Forms

September , 2015<br>Google Forms is a powerful tool with huge educational potential for teachers and educators. Besides being free and easy to use, Forms …

Education Technology

What Happens When Students Boycott a Standardized Test?

The movement to opt out of nationwide exams is gaining traction—and forcing policymakers to rethink the role of such assessments in public education.<p>Standardized tests have been an integral part of the American school routine since the 1970s, the protocol changing very little. Children were told to …