Commentary

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Everything. Is. Awesome.

Rico Ferrarese, senior strategic risk manager of The LEGO Group, discusses how conscious choices help manage business uncertainty.
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And the Bully Wins!

It is the perception of potential to harm, not actual ability to harm that bullies have depended on for millennia, writes Mike Porter. Today the channel to communicate that threat has magnified from a shaking fist on the playground to a worldwide web of chatter.
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Plan, Execute, Win in 2015

If we don’t plan, we have no shot at winning in the year ahead, says guest blogger Patrick J. Stroh '03 M.B.A. And if we don’t execute against that plan in 2015, we will certainly fail.
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Teaching in the Age of the Jetsons

Revamped classrooms are a direct response to the way workplaces, and the world, are changing, becoming collaborative and networked environments that often rely on a team approach to solving problems.
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Edusling Advances to Hult Prize Regional Finals

Earlier this month 10 teams competed in the inaugural Hult Prize at St. Thomas competition, for the chance to automatically advance to the Regional Finals in one of six cities around the world.
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I Work for Pope Francis

Joseph Grodahl Biever put off the bar exam to be the first intern to work with the Caritas in Veritate Foundation, an organization that provides research support for the Catholic voice in Geneva.
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Those Black Friday Numbers

Are black Friday spending reports wrong? Professor Emeritus Lorman Lundsten says that's not the question we should be asking.
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The Evolution of HR

Guest blogger Chris Dardis dives into why the HR function is ready for an overhaul.
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Networking IS for the Holidays

Does networking take a ‘holiday’ this time of year? Should you wait until the New Year to start your search or continue the networking that you’ve been engaged in up to this point?
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Depth of Field: Photo Services’ Best of 2014

The quiet contemplation of a documentary videographer. The excitement of a football fan. The rapture of a musical performance. We’ve picked these moments, and the others you see here, from the more than 5,000 we collected in 2014 as our favorites of the year.
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2015 IT Salary Guide

As the demand for IT professionals increases, it is especially important for these employees to know what their expertise is worth.
Martha White Price, J.D. '15

Why I Fell in Love with Rural Legal Practice

I am enamored with rural practice. There is abundant opportunity. There are frequent job openings. Attorneys in rural areas get extremely diverse case loads. They often walk right onto a job and have everything from misdemeanor traffic violations to serious felonies.
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What Is Your Corporate Culture?

At St. Thomas, the clearest evidence of our culture is our mission statement: to educate students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely and work skillfully to advance the common good.
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Is Rio Ready?

Brazil exemplifies the challenges and opportunities of hosting major sporting events, such as the World Cup and the Olympics.