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It's More Than an Admission Notice... It's a Moral Obligation

(0) Comments | Posted January 4, 2013 | 5:20 PM

As students receive their much awaited college admission notices, it's a great time to remind everyone in higher education that there's a huge overemphasis on acceptance, often at the expense of completion. An important dimension of the cost of higher education and the student debt bubble -- whether at a...

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Don't Forget the Mayors

(1) Comments | Posted September 11, 2012 | 5:35 PM

Despite what the presidential candidates might want you to believe, there is ample evidence that most entrepreneurial activity underway in communities is largely due to what happens locally and, to that end, don't forget the mayors.

Why? Recent work by Babson College and the Business Innovation Factory...

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The Value Of Productive Stupidity

(0) Comments | Posted July 30, 2012 | 7:43 PM

So much of what passes for education today is the way we keep score of perceived academic competency -- students raising their hands in class and receiving recognition for reciting what they already know. As I mentioned in a piece earlier this year for Xconomy's Report on Education, students ought...

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