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Why B-Schools Should be Teaching Market Basket

Judith Samuelson | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Judith Samuelson

New England is home to scores of world class business schools, and Boston is teeming with management theorists who make their living teaching the next...

Google, Capitalist Dilemmas and Corporate Purpose: What We Want From Business?

Judith Samuelson | Posted 08.02.2014 | Business
Judith Samuelson

We are in great need of leaders in business, finance and in the classroom who will take a different path.

How to Succeed in Business: the First Steps

Jack Nadel | Posted 07.30.2014 | Small Business
Jack Nadel

I'll begin where the majority of successful entrepreneurs begin--"follow your passion." It may be a shopworn phrase, but this advice is as valid today for how to succeed in business as it was a hundred years ago, and it has certainly proven true for me.

The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself

Jack Nadel | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Jack Nadel

When President Franklin Delano Roosevelt gave his first inaugural address on March 4, 1933, he was advising an anxious nation that fear itself was the...

Reinventing Residential Business Education -- Before It's Too Late

Judith Samuelson | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Judith Samuelson

This year's cohort of aspiring MBA students are receiving acceptance letters, soon to be followed by hefty tuition bills. The overall class will be sm...

Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship Builds Achievement: A look into the life of NFTE Alumni, Successful Entrepreneur Kemol Taylor

Steve Mariotti | Posted 06.02.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Through entrepreneurship, we can change the world. Just look how Kemol changed his.

5 Ways to Inspire an Entrepreneurial Kid

Meg Seitz | Posted 04.01.2014 | Parents
Meg Seitz

We think kids with entrepreneurial tendencies are pretty cool. Curious, adventurous and fearless, they filter the world differently. And I can't think of a more hopeful future than one built by people who started thinking like entrepreneurs before hitting a double digit age.

Business Leaders as our Missing Middle?

Judith Samuelson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Judith Samuelson

What has become of our center? If history is any guide, business leaders themselves have a critical role to play.

Character Counts: Why Business Education Requires More Than Competency

Dr. Greg McCann | Posted 11.23.2013 | College
Dr. Greg McCann

Before you walk into a job interview for the career you want, the interviewer has already vetted you for competence in the field or industry. What is usually the determining factor in achieving success -- in the interview or in life -- is character.

8 Things Every 8-Year-Old Should Know About Entrepreneurship

Meg Seitz | Posted 09.11.2013 | Parents
Meg Seitz

I think there are more kids than we realize who are into business. And I think there are more kids than that who are curious about it. I can bet there's a kid out there right now who is maybe 6 or 7 or 8-years-old who is thinking about an idea laced with entrepreneurial spirit.

The New Contender in the Game of Rankings

Student Reporter | Posted 09.17.2013 | Impact
Student Reporter

Business school rankings play a major role in the higher education environment. The fight for the top spots has increased over the past decade and now resembles the struggles of a boxing match. But how can integrative management education as the new contender join the game of rankings?

Humanities in Business Education: Who's Getting a Move on Here?

Sunmin Kim | Posted 09.08.2013 | Business
Sunmin Kim

Today, over 50 years later, the Carnegie Foundation took another critical look at the current state of business education, publishing the second Carnegie Report. As Pierre Guillet de Monthoux puts it, "They basically found that they were wrong. And now we need to go the opposite way."

An Interview With Mark and Becky Levin, Founders of The Possible Project -- A World-Class Youth Entrepreneurship Program

Steve Mariotti | Posted 07.21.2013 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

"The Possible Project was born out of an idea that came to us more than 30 years ago, while we were living in San Francisco. Each day we were overcome with the number of disengaged young people who were living on the streets, seemingly without direction."

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Less Than Half Of High School Seniors 'Proficient' In Economics On National Exam | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

Fewer than half of high school seniors are proficient in economics, according to the results of the 2012 National Assessment of Educational Progress e...

Luring More MBAs to the Social Sector

Laura Moon and Margot Dushin | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business
Laura Moon and Margot Dushin

The barriers that prevent students from making social impact career choices are real: positions that do not effectively leverage the MBA skill set, careers that lack investment in professional development and growth potential, and pathways that require vows of poverty.

NFTE Teacher Training -- The Key to the Replication of Entrepreneurial Education, Part 5: The Eleven Tips for Teacher Training

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business
Steve Mariotti

After 20 years these are the 11 things that we have learned about running an effective teacher training in youth entrepreneurship.

NFTE Teacher Training -- The Key to the Replication of Entrepreneurial Education, Part 4: The Teachers

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.28.2013 | Business
Steve Mariotti

As I sat and listened, I realized that entrepreneurship is a way for people to tell their own stories, a reflection of themselves and what they are and have learned.

NFTE Teacher Training -- The Key to the Replication of Entrepreneurial Education, Part 3: The Wall Chart

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.27.2013 | Business
Steve Mariotti

In that historic retreat on entrepreneurial education, we finalized the NFTE Wall Chart -- see below -- a guide for what each teacher should try and get students to do to graduate from NFTE. The effects were felt.

NFTE Teacher Training -- The Key to the Replication of Entrepreneurial Education, Part 1: Standardizing the Lessons Plans

Steve Mariotti | Posted 04.23.2013 | Business
Steve Mariotti

What is the key of replicating an idea in youth work? I believe it is teacher training. To start training others you need to get your top teachers to standardize the best lessons and put them into an order that makes sense.

Entrepreneurship Education Is Not Just for the Collegiate Anymore

Mandy Graessle | Posted 11.13.2012 | Impact
Mandy Graessle

Business education can positively impact every child in America -- no matter their station, their age, their perceived difference.

In B-schools and Beyond, Ethics Matter, but the 'Bottom Line' Trumps

Judith Samuelson | Posted 07.20.2012 | Business
Judith Samuelson

A better question is the following: What is the dominant value taught -- and learned -- in business schools?

Time to Change the Focus of Business Education

David Paradice | Posted 08.01.2012 | College
David Paradice

We need to transform the undergraduate business curriculum in a way that focuses on what business needs people to do, not what they are hired to be.

Is One-Year MBA Better Than Two-Year?

Rahul Choudaha, Ph.D. | Posted 07.24.2012 | College
Rahul Choudaha, Ph.D.

A typical two-year MBA in a private B-School would cost around $100,000. In times of economic uncertainty, high unemployment rates and undergraduate college debt, wouldn't you look for a faster, cheaper and better MBA?

Alternatives to the MBA in New Emerging Markets

Greg Voakes | Posted 07.09.2012 | College
Greg Voakes

In today's competitive economic environment, procuring further education to find employment is necessary in many fields, however it is a particularly salient issue in the business world. While many individuals who return to school (either online or through traditional on-campus programs part time) decide to pursue an MBA, there are several other types of graduate business degrees. Pursuing one of these rarer specialties can really make someone stand out in the crowd.

Start Making: General Assembly Launches Online

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 05.13.2012 | Business
Tom Vander Ark

General Assembly online is an MBA killer. Unless a young person thinks they need a credential to get a job at Morgan Stanley or McKinsey, they'd be much better off in a startup, learning on the job, and accessing the extraordinary offerings at General Assembly when they need it.