market forces and consumer behavior take longer to impact academia than other institutions. Academic tradition, arcane processes and the drive to consensus are all hard to overcome. That's why Rick Levin's decision to join Coursera is so important.
Almost everyone agrees that the best strategy for improving Americans' health would be to prevent people from needing health care in the first place. But as these writers demonstrated in their powerful arguments, beware the easy answers.
As both an educator and entrepreneur, I believe in both the collective intelligence and creativity of women to pioneer innovation and change. I believe in the inherent goodness of humanity and in the power of gratitude as a profound change agent for the greater good.
Investors too often ask startup entrepreneurs what revenue will be in five years. Investors need to let the entrepreneurs know what they would like for revenue to be so entrepreneurs can plug that into their spreadsheets.
Our economy is going through a structural change and the job market will never be the same. The most valuable skills of the future will be those that can't be outsourced automated. Everyone should view themselves as entrepreneurs.