Simply put, intrapreneurship is behaving like an entrepreneur while you're working at a large organization. This involves assertive risk-taking and innovation, not just waiting around to be asked to do something.
Graduation rates, post-graduation employment rates, and loan repayment rates are crucial metrics for all schools, and we should make this data widely available. Beyond this, however, one size does not fit all.
Students all across the country are electing to take their first two years of college education at community colleges and transfer the credits to an upper-level institution, saving tens-of-thousands of dollars.
We will be better off as a country the more equal we are and the more opportunity we provide for the best and brightest to rise to the top, regardless of the economic station people are born into. Unfortunately, we've gotten away from this conviction over the last few decades.
I believe deeply that community colleges are still part of a crucial movement in our great country -- that we are critical to the future economic health of our country and the continuation of the American Dream.
In our final at the Lucerne World Cup last Sunday, we were in fourth place coming into the final few hundred meters. We called our final sprint... and seconds later, I heard a sickly crunching sound and the boat pulled hard to the side.
In the technology and business world, we tend to live in a culture of lists. I call it the "Up Next Syndrome." People want to know which trends matter, which technologies will change the future of business, and they turn to lists in order to find out.
Is my personal life falling down because of my startup mindset? In other words, could the same professional skills I assumed I could call upon to launch a successful relationship be exactly those that have made establishing one so elusive?
Before I came into contact with Siyafunda Community Knowledge Center (CKC) in Orange Farm, I was an IT professional working on a great team. However, something was missing. I never felt involved in changing and influencing people's lives positively. It was all about me.
Every challenge in our lives presents us with a choice point, an opportunity to make the most suitable decision possible for our highest good. We can choose to react, which creates war or we can choose conscious action, which creates peace.
The intensity of spending that stretch of time in geographic separateness and increasing intimacy prepared David and I for a life of passionately pursuing our dreams and one another. When we reunite, it is always with a shared gratitude for finding this person in this life, on this earth.
In these turbulent times, when predictions are not always possible, having confidence in one's luck may make all the difference between taking inspired action or not acting on that opportunity or great idea after all.