Beth Jed Shermoen

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Doing the Right Thing: The 5 C's of Leadership in Higher Education

We have received substantial evidence recently that the Ivory Tower is not immune to the disoriented values that caused people to want to challenge the wisdom of Wall Street. Although within higher education the infection has different symptoms and is not as widespread, we are still left wondering …

Associated Press News

MAULDIN: The Stock Market Is Astoundingly Expensive And We Could Have A Historic Crash

Can It Get Any Better Than This?<p>What in the world is going on?!<p>As I write this letter from the Maine woods, the S&P 500 has just cleared 1,700 for the first time. The German DAX continues to set all-time highs above 8,400. The United Kingdom's FTSE 100 is quickly approaching its 1999 record high of …

Investing

Google goes after Apple in tablet education

Will Google find success in the educational field where Apple, apparently, has not? Here's Google's gambit.<p>Google revealed on Wednesday that it will soon begin selling and renting a "comprehensive" selection of educational textbooks. The textbook portion of Google's Play store is set to go live in …

Textbooks

10 More Quotes for Entrepreneurs

China Working Quietly To Buy Up Gold

The Fed’s preferred measures of inflation are so low they’re in the Fed’s panic zone. What gives?<p>“There’s an ideal playbook, and it would look something like this,” James Rickards, author of the <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>Currency Wars,</i> explained. “You’d have higher inflation than we have today, but …

How Modern Economics Is Built On 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

I reported earlier this month that the Financial Times published a pair of important articles asking why the goal of a firm is to maximize short-term shareholder value is still being taught in business schools.<p>“While there is growing consensus that focusing on short-term shareholder value is not …

3 things i learned from bill gates final

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10 Public Speaking Insights with Jeremey Donovan

Listen to the full interview at www.33voices.com/jeremey-donovan-pt-ii/audio<p>Jeremey Donovan joined Toastmasters in 1998 following a job change that prevented him from remaining an introvert. He earned his Distinguished Toastmaster accreditation in 2012. Jeremey is the author of three books, …

Don't Be Closed Minded. 7 Ways Open Up Your Mind

Are you limiting your life and potential opportunities by having the wrong attitude? Feel alone? Anxious? Stuck?<p>Discovr 7 easy tips to get out of your comfort zone and wake up your brain!

School Administration