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And the survey says…

The long running game show “Family Feud” has long made entertainment out of survey data, writes Mike Porter. The problem facing business researchers: too many surveys.
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3 Ways to Get the “Lean In” Conversation Started

Perhaps it's just a buzzword that will fade with time or maybe it's the next phase of a movement that has been and will continue to change workplaces, inspiring women and men to go after their dreams and “lean in” to their passions.
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Risk, the Olympics and the World Cup

As one lecturer put it, “2015 is a crucible for the global risk management community. (Yes, there is such a thing!) Both of these major events are being held in volatile areas of the world and the demands for risk managing them are higher than I have ever seen.”
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How to Succeed in a Multi-generational Workforce

Working in a multi-generational office can be challenging writes Jess Bauer, but no matter your generation everyone wants: respect, transparency, an open door policy, a sense of purpose and integrity.
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Schulze School Entrepreneurs In the News

The Schulze School of Entrepreneurship is giving all students at St. Thomas inspiration during this first week of class. In just the last two weeks, here’s what’s being said in the local and national media about our entrepreneurs.
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Real Estate Matters: Will Sochi Prosper After the Olympics?

In preparation for the Olympic games, host cities build at a rate that would typically take years to achieve. Few host nations have been successful in creating development that will benefit the country after the fanfare has left town. Jessica Kluntz asks, will the case be the same for Sochi?
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The Forum on Workplace Inclusion—It’s Not Your Average Conference

As a convener of leaders, a curator of forward thinking content and an incubator for what’s new and what’s next, The Forum on Workplace Inclusion is always looking for what will challenge participants to see and prepare for a different future, writes Steve Humerickhouse.
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When in Rome…do as the Romans do?

The more a business expands globally, the more likely its employees or business partners will be approached to pay a bribe, writes Ron James. But just because corruption is accepted or expected in another country or culture doesn’t make it legal or ethical.
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Taking on the Corporate Titan Challenge

Three teams from the Opus College of business competed in the recent Junior Achievement Corporate Titan Challenge, applying their experience with business simulation and management from the Full-time MBA program.
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Some Leaders are Born Women

We need the different leadership and management styles that women can bring to corporate management, writes Leslie Krona. The different insight, experience and point of view is just what a company can use to grow in this new century.
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MBA Short Term Abroad Programs Moving to New Format

Building on the success of the STA courses, OCB has broadened the number of international learning opportunities available to MBA students enabling students to better look ahead to, and plan for, future international learning opportunities.
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What is Expected of the 21st Century Leader?

The fifth annual Learners to Leaders Summit will welcome and celebrate the accomplishments of some of the area’s best young talent from under-represented communities, the best and brightest of college seniors from fine colleges and universities from around the region.
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The Business Legacy of Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Jr. spoke about race – business and government ever since have rightly focused on systems and practices to answer his call. But, writes Steve Humerickhouse, he anticipated a greater, deeper vision found in the second half of the quote … “by the content of their character.”
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Career Link: Turn any Setback Into Success

When you encounter a career setback, writes Career Coach Jess Bauer, don’t let it define you, let it spur you to action. What can you learn about yourself from what happened? What changes could you make that might make a difference in the future?
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Did you get that? Oh yah, you betcha.

For the professional communicator, there isn't the luxury of assuming everyone receiving a message is “like me” writes MBC Program Director Dr. Mike Porter. So what does that mean to the creator of the message?
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Career Link: How to Work a Room and Make Networking Purposeful

You get from networking what you put into it, and it’s important to put quality into it, writes Chris Ohlendorf is the Chief Talent Officer at Versique Executive Search. Here are a few tips of how to work an event and have meaningful networking.
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Cohort, Schmohort – Why does it matter?

“Cohort” isn’t exactly a trending topic on Twitter… So, what exactly is a cohort, particularly as it relates to a graduate business degree program? And, why does it matter?
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A New Ally in Your (New Year’s) Quest for Wellness

Many New Year’s Resolutions are focused on wellness – often in a bloated response to our holiday festivities. The concept of wellness is becoming more and more pervasive in our culture. You may even be finding a new ally in your quest for wellness in an unexpected place – your office.