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Posted: Oct 09, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
We all know that at one level our current business paradigm has created wealth and yet has also exacerbated the imbalances, tensions and volatility we face today. We also know that the business models and management approaches that served us well in the past are no longer fit for organisations wishing to not just survive but thrive in 2020 and beyond.
Posted: Sep 23, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
What happens when you ask four 9th graders to create a solution for increasing healthy food availability or encouraging healthy behaviors within their community?
If they’re my team of freshmen from Johnston County Early College Academy, they develop the Grotesque Grocer, a program that works with normal food distributors and local farmers to sell perfectly edible but irregular produce at discounted prices.
Posted: Sep 18, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Through a combination of project-based learning and connecting student learning to the broader community, CELF supports teachers in providing their students with learning experiences that practice 21st century problem-solving.
Posted: Sep 16, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
How can we invest in education to ensure future generations of life-long learners? Cognizant’s Making the Future education initiative, launched in 2011, is making great strides in accomplishing that goal. Inspired by the Maker Movement, the initiative emphasizes the “doing” of projects, encouraging collaboration, interdisciplinary problem-solving, and risk-taking by grade school through high school age learners across socio-economic backgrounds.
Posted: Sep 14, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Parents raising children in rural areas across the United States do not need a study of job opportunities close to home to tell them that employment prospects for their children are bleak. Unless systematic changes in rural economic development take place, the next generation will be forced to move away or face little chance of finding jobs that provide wages high enough to sustain a comfortable lifestyle.
Posted: Sep 04, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
Business school graduates who understand the concepts of sustainability and demonstrate practical knowledge, stand a better chance at landing positions with today’s leading companies.
Posted: Aug 21, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
An environmental organization in Mexico is teaching and certifying young educators who share their sustainability training with other children in their own communities, inspiring a new generation of environmentalists.
Posted: Jul 31, 2015 – 04:03 PM EST
The value of education for an increasingly complex future is becoming more vital than ever.
Posted: Jul 27, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
For proactive leaders who are determined to maximize their spheres of influence by taking a deep dive into personal challenges and solutions, Executive Coaching is the way to go.
Posted: Jul 06, 2015 – 06:00 AM EST
The failure to adequately manage corporate energy can leave a company vulnerable to risks, such as changing regulations and legal requirements. What is more, being seen as a big polluter carries detrimental effects for any brand.
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