John M. Skaggs

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Ken Burns to Grads: Set Things Right Again

Chancellor Wrighton, members of the Board of Trustees and the Administration, distinguished faculty, Class of 1965, hard-working staff, my fellow …

Eric Schmidt to Grads: You Can Write the Code for All of Us

It’s great to be back here on campus, back in Blacksburg. Its an honor to be here. Some of my fondest memories are of this town, of this campus. When …

Matthew McConaughey to Grads: Always Play Like an Underdog

Short and sweet or long and salty? A sugar donut or some oatmeal? Out of respect for you and your efforts in getting your degree, I thought long and …

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel to Grads: 'This Is the World We Were Born Into, and We Are Responsible for It'

Dean Ellis, honored guests, faculty, family, friends, and the Class of 2015: I cannot begin to express my gratitude for your generosity. Thank you so …

5 Takeaways From the Greatest Commencement Speech of All Time

There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says “Morning, boys. …

The Retirement Glass Is Half Full

<b>Details, Details</b> <br>When it comes to estimating retirement costs, the wind always blows conservatively. Asset-manager companies would prefer having more …

Retirement

Psst, Pass It On

Inside Flipboard / October 31, 2013<p>With its celebrity news and human interest stories, People is a juggernaut in the magazine world. A gigantic …

Seeking Fortune, on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / December 11, 2013<p>Brilliant leaders zig when others zag. In 1930, a scant four months after the collapse of Wall Street signalled …

Get the View from Wall Street with MarketWatch on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / December 18, 2013<p>For 16 years, MarketWatch has helped make sense of the dollars and cents flowing from the trading floors of Wall …

9 Things Happy, Successful People Choose to Ignore

<i>“Life is to be enjoyed, not endured.”<br>―Gordon B. Hinckley</i><p>The president and co-founder of a local charity that directly cares for homeless people in …