As we begin to take our first tentative steps to re-open its economy, it is important that we begin now to plan for our kids’ eventual return to school — not just the K through 12 students, whose parents need to go back to work, but college students. Protecting the lives of each and every individual — students, faculty, support staff, and their loved ones at home — must remain our principle focus.
Holiday season or not, snippets of the devastation in Syria flash across our TVs. It’s way too complicated to wrap our minds around and far too tragic to watch, so some of us continue to shop and make plans for our celebrations and try to ignore them.
Long lines for service send customers a message that a company doesn’t care.Don’t companies see the fallout of such bad business practices? Many customers end up cancelling their service or switching companies due to a lengthy wait. Yet more customers say their frustrations have caused them to take action of some sort.
Author of Free-Range Kids, Lenore Skenazy thinks that many helicopter parents are less scared about what might happen to their kids if they leave them unsupervised than they are about the shaming and harassment that they might be letting themselves in for.
Recently asked how to differentiate good from great, Rana Florida in learning from the greats, identifies her top ten ways to go from good to great.
Rana Florida believes that world peace can be achieved through two simple things; education and opportunity.
The world’s most innovative and creative organizations should be dreaming up new ways to establish a better work-life balance for all their employees. Instead of holding out a carrot on a stick for would-be mothers, they should be establishing best practices to keep them engaged, productive, and excited about work while they raise their families.
During your Caribbean Cruise, you may dream of living in paradise, of packing it all up and escaping to the islands. While that’s a great fantasy, the reality of trying to make a living makes it less attractive. But there’s always Miami. No, really, Miami. It’s a great place to live. Just ask Richard and Rana Florida, the power couple behind the Creative Class Group.
The notion of failing forward is key to success. From every failure lessons are learned, things are tweaked and fine-tuned.
Time is more important than money and possessions. It’s the one thing you can never get back and something you can’t buy, barter, or borrow. Once it’s gone, it’s gone for good. Those who succeed protect their time fiercely and selfishly.