Dec 20, 2018
More and more in our evolving economy, we hear that employers are struggling to find applicants with the critical job skills they’re looking for (chief among them being communication), and that struggle has led to calls for higher education institutions to shift their focus from a broad liberal arts education to a more concrete, skills-based curriculum.
Dec 18, 2018
How to Prepare to Speak on a Panel
So you’ve been asked to speak on a panel, or you’re throwing your hat into the ring to sit on one at a local conference? Panel presentations are a great way to build your reputation as a thought leader and an expert in your field. And, at least on the surface, participating in a panel feels like an easier prospect than giving a solo presentation.
Dec 12, 2018
It’s the holiday season, and that means all our favorite holiday traditions are coming back around—family visits, giant dinners, a few snow flurries, and, of course, a blizzard of looks back at 2018.
Dec 06, 2018
Hi, my name is Noah. I’m the CEO of Quantified Communications, and I’m here to talk to you about—
Dec 04, 2018
Think back to your college days, and imagine a lecture hall packed with hundreds of students. The professor, wearing a body mic or standing behind a lectern, looks like a spec to the people in the balcony, who take furious notes (or don’t) as she lectures. Every single day.
Nov 28, 2018
In a recent article for Forbes, leadership strategist Victor Lipman writes that new managers making the transition into their first leadership roles are in need of more training than anyone else in the organization, and yet these young rising stars often have little to no support.
Nov 21, 2018
As educational technology (“ed tech”) carves out a growing space for itself in classrooms at all levels, the proliferation of vendors and offerings has led to an understandable mistrust of the hundreds of flashy tools promising instantaneous improvements and rapid transformations in the classroom.
Nov 19, 2018
In business today, more than ever before, the only certainty is change. With consumer preferences and expectations growing rapidly and a host of technological innovations transforming the way we think about work, productivity, and interaction, the status quo is a distant memory, and the future is a kaleidoscope of endless possibilities.
Nov 13, 2018BY Emily Kaiser
How many conversations have you had this week in which you’ve tried to convince someone to adopt a certain opinion or act a certain way? As a leader, you’re constantly working to influence others, whether you’re convincing investors to continue backing the company, consumers to purchase your products or services, or employees to support your vision.
Nov 07, 2018
Once upon a time, leadership was a little more standard than it is today. Would-be executives emerged from MBA programs into a corporate world in which, for the most part, they knew what to expect. Business as usual was the norm. Today, however, the status quo is anything but, with the World Economic Forum reporting on a number of factors that have led to a period of dramatic change in the world of work: