Category: Education

The Executive 4x4 Formula

The Executive 4×4 Formula

| July 31, 2013

After a very long hiatus, I’m back . . . For nearly 20 years, I have spent every day either as an executive or around executives. I say this with love in my heart … there is one thing I’ve learned … executives are big babies: They have huge egos, want everything broken down into […]

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People vs. Robots

People vs. Robots

| December 22, 2010

As many IT professors do, on the first day of class, I typically ask my students whether technology is a positive or negative social influence.  This is a nice way to pull, what are mostly apprehensive, students into a friendly peer debate.  I’m never disappointed as the ensuing discussion is always lively, revealing so many […]

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Where Have All the Mentors Gone?

Where Have All the Mentors Gone?

| December 11, 2010

Mentor: Someone whose hindsight can become or your foresight I always thought I would be older when I uttered the words “when I was a young man . . .” But, here I am – a 43-year old man with one foot in the old and one in the new world.  In one direction I […]

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The Right to be Forgotten

The Right to be Forgotten

| November 22, 2010

With the recent press over Facebook applications sharing of personal data, I thought it would be fun for my IT Strategy class to explore the double-edged sword of Internet security and privacy.  It’s a topic that directly affects them on a daily basis – whether or not they are aware of it. I was pleasantly […]

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From the Boardroom to the Classroom: Lessons Learned

From the Boardroom to the Classroom: Lessons Learned

| September 7, 2010

After 20 years in business, I recently fulfilled a lifelong dream: I stood in front of an aspiring MBA class and introduced myself as their instructor.  Chills ran down my spine when the first student engaged me as “Professor.”  Immediately following that first sensation, a wave of panic coursed through me as I realized, “I’m […]

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Using DMAIC to Evaluate Business School Case Studies

Using DMAIC to Evaluate Business School Case Studies

| September 6, 2010

As an Adjunct Professor for a Top 20 Business School, I have made a commitment to my students to provide them with not only an academically challenging program but also real life, “Monday morning” tools to help them achieve their personal and business goals. As part of my curriculum, I heavily leverage business case studies. […]

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