The week's headlines didn't paint a pretty picture of our beloved sports institutions. Where can a sports fan turn to guiltlessly enjoy the hyper-commercialized and overproduced games of our youth? Just look at the week the NBA had.
If you teach students one trade, that skill might be obsolete in a few years. But if you teach people how to think and look at lots of information and connect dots -- all skills that a classic liberal education gives you -- you will thrive.
Dickens' A Tale of Two Cities begins with: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times..." What better way to describe the state of business today? Entrepreneurs and businesses can thrive by delivering extreme value and reinventing themselves for the 21st century.
Putting a little extra effort in to anything can go a long way. This is something we all know. But what most people don't realize is that sometimes all it takes is just one more to make all the difference.