Higher Education

August 11, 2022

Half-Marathon Leadership Lessons: Perseverance & Push

A few years back I completed a half marathon and I was dragging myself across the race finish line. Technically, I was running. However, I believe most […]
August 4, 2022

What is Organizational Development?

When you find out that someone is a nurse or an accountant, you understand what they do for a living. However, when people discover I am […]
July 28, 2022

How Leaders, Followers & Power Work Together (or Not!)

This week’s guest post is from Dustin J. Knutson. He holds a Doctorate in Strategic Leadership from Regent University (VA) He lives in Colorado and works at Vation Ventures, […]
June 2, 2022

3 Trends in College & University Recruitment

For many years I worked in administration overseeing college and university recruitment and retention efforts. When our household had Junior and Freshman boys, I was enjoying […]
December 9, 2021

Hot or Not? Understanding Innovation

One of the benefits of blogging is that it provides me with a steady source of new ideas. Over time, some of these ideas fade while others […]
May 27, 2021

The Class of 2021 – 30 Things You Need To Know

Each year, I provide Beloit College’s overview about the incoming class of college freshmen. This year’s list is a bit different for me as these attributes reflect the […]
April 22, 2021

What is a disruptive leader?

Futurist guru Thomas Frey recently posted a list of 52 university degrees that we will need in the future. His insights reminded us of two important […]
August 5, 2016

30 Things You Need to Know About the Class of 2019

Each fall, Beloit College provides an insightful overview of the incoming class of college freshmen. As the years fly by, it is easy to forget the […]
November 18, 2015

Why Educate?

Education is important. This societal norm is embraced by most people in North America. In fact, it is a foundational value of our social fabric. But […]
August 24, 2015

The Class of 2019: What You Need to Know

Each fall, Beloit College provides an insightful overview of the incoming class of college freshmen. As the years fly by, it is easy to forget the […]
June 16, 2015

The Future of Higher Education: Three Trends

While predicting the future is desirable, it is an elusive exercise. However, careful observation of emerging trends can provide us with early indicators of future change. […]
December 9, 2014

Relevance: A Lifelong Investment

“The worlds wine cork producers want you to know that they’re sorry” (Pierson). A front page article in this weekends LA Times pronounced what happens when success meets […]