Day: March 25, 2020

LEARNING CORNER WITH JEFFREY PFEFFER: WHY IT’S IMPORTANT TO INCLUDE AGE IN DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION EFFORTS

At Stanford University, during the 2018-2019 academic year, virtually every meeting of the faculty senate included a report—or two—on the university’s diversity efforts. Yet ageism was never addressed—and continues to go unnoticed. According to a faculty colleague, the former dean of the School of Engineering, who is now the Provost, appointed […]

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FIXING THE LEAKING LEADERSHIP PIPELINE

Cornerstone has penned a new whitepaper on the issues surrounding leadership development and building a sustainable pipeline of leaders in your organization. We urge you to download a copy.  I think you’ll find that our new paper is an even-handed exploration of the issues confronting organizations and their plans for developing future leaders. […]

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HUMAN CAPITALIST: 3 STEPS TO AN "OWNER-THINKING" CULTURE

As Woody Allen famously quipped, \”80 percent of life is showing up.” But as corporate educator and workplace coach Jay Forte explains on Human Capitalist, the Allen rule doesn\’t work in the workplace. Successful managers, he argues, need to find ways to create and encourage entrepreneurial thinking up and down an organization — […]

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Five Common Financial Aid Pitfalls to Avoid

Preparing for college requires a lot of decision-making – from choosing a major, to deciding between traditional and online colleges. But for most students, deciding whether to apply for financial assistance is a no-brainer, as student financial aid is often a necessary step in paying for higher education. In order […]

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ARE YOU A LEADER OR A TEACHER? (OR BOTH?)

Do you think of yourself as a leader, a mentor, a boss or a teacher? People who work outside of education don\’t generally identify themselves as teachers. After all, teachers stand up in front of classrooms and give pop quizzes. What\’s that got to do with the world of work? […]

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Workplace Capabilities: Perseverance and Problem Solving

One of the workplace capabilities listed on each supplemental syllabus is perseverance. Perseverance requires a level of patience and maturity. In the long-term, perseverance is what allows someone to complete a degree. However, in the short-term, it is what helps us work through the smaller obstacles that can ultimately derail […]

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Bryant & Stratton College Online Launches Military Spouse Resource Website www.SalutetoSpouses.com

Just in time for Military Spouse Appreciation Day, which is Friday, May 6, we are excited to announce today the expansion of our website www.SalutetoSpouses.com, as the new go-to resource for education and career news for military spouses. Bryant & Stratton is proud to be a \”military spouse college\” meaning that we have programs designed to make […]

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5 Steps to Prepare for Negotiations

The art of negotiation is a delicate balance between asking for too little and too much, according to Tim Lybarger, a human resource and organizational development expert. To reach a balance, and a solution that is acceptable to both sides, you need to focus on the other person and anticipate […]

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