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Higher Education: The Conventional Wisdom Is Wrong

One of America’s most durable myths is that the more people who graduate from college, the more the economy will grow. For many years, politicians and leaders of the higher education establishment (HEE) have advanced that notion. In his first major speech as president, for example, Barack Obama …

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In One Step: How to Ensure Leadership Development Works

In short, companies can assess the investment in leadership development most readily through measurable improvements afterwards in the way leaders lead. That improvement should be apparent to subordinates, peers and boss, and ideally it is quantifiable by some objective yardstick. The great news is …

Regulating The Citizenry: What Really Happened During The Partial Government Shutdown

The childish display of partisan politics was taken to a whole new level this month. The government didn’t actually shut down, in fact some areas of government ramped up. Politicians took advantage of governing by crisis and gave President Obama a blank check by temporarily suspending the debt …

Tough Love: Should Boomerang Kids Pay Rent To Their Parents?

<i>By Lambeth Hochwald</i><p>When Carol Weis’ daughter graduated from college in 2006 with a degree in sociology, she didn’t have a job waiting for her. So, she got a lackluster retail gig and moved into her mom’s Massachusetts condo. At the time, Weis, who works as a substitute teacher and editor, says she …

9 Lessons For Job Seekers And Recruiters That Might Surprise You

CareerBuilder recently conducted a survey in which they asked 5,518 job seekers and 2,775 hiring managers about deal breakers when trying to land a new job or find the right candidate; what job candidates expect from prospective employers; and what employers expect from job candidates—among other …

Shift Your Social Media Usage to Fabric Mode - chrisbrogan.com

When social media came out and for the next many years, people have treated it like a main course. Ultimately, it’s more like a condiment, or a …