Using your internships as reverse mentoring of you and your team S11 Ep26

[social align=”center”] Internships and Reverse Mentoring Summer is long over and now we are getting into the fall. This time of year always makes me look back on the summer internships. I’m a big believer in “internships” as a way for people to “learn”. Each summer, we bring in interns across a wide range of disciplines: technical, […]

STEAM Science Technology Art and Math

Do we have what it takes to innovate the education system? S11 Ep21

It is always the start that requires the greatest effort. ~ J.C. Penney Many believe we are facing one of our largest and most important challenges – the education system. We are transitioning from an information and knowledge economy to that of the creative and innovation economy which requires a different skill set. Many are […]

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Is STEM enough to win in the innovation economy?

Is STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) the answer to preparing our kids to be the innovators of the future? That’s the question I was recently asked during the Q&A session at the end of a speech. Based on what other attendees said, I got myself wound up about the question and my belief on what […]

August 16th with Paul Zane Pilzer

Paul Zane Pilzer is an economist, social entrepreneur, professor, public servant, and the New York Times bestselling author of ten books and dozens of scholarly publications. Pilzer completed Lehigh University in three years and received his MBA from Wharton Business School in 15 months at age 22. He became Citibank’s youngest officer at age 22 […]

Sept 20th with Peter Lierni and Mark Varricchione – co-founders of STEMlete

Peter Lierni and Mark Varricchione are co-founders from STEMlete (a play on the word “athlete”) who saw that there were a number of online communities for the self-promotion of student athletes seeking to: exhibit their athletic excellence; share their knowledge; improve their performance; get recognized; establish a following; and be recruited and succeed; however, there was nothing analogous for […]