Month: August 2017

Profile: Howard Gardner, multiple intelligences, and education

August 3, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from a superb profile of Howard Gardner that is featured by infed, a not-for-profit site provided by the YMCA George Williams College. “We are part of the British Library archiving project and a number of…

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Nathaniel Philbrick on In the Heart of the Sea

August 2, 2017

Looking for a great read this summer? Here is an excerpt from an interview of Nathaniel Philbrick during which he discusses one of his most popular books, In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex. His…

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The Wit and Wisdom of Milton Friedman: Part 1

August 2, 2017

Milton Friedman (1912-2006) was an American economist who received the 1976 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his research on consumption analysis, monetary history and theory, and the complexity of stabilization policy. These are among my favorite Friedman observations:…

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What’s the core business?

August 1, 2017

Home Depot was founded in 1978. The way I heard it, as soon as it had a total of 25 stores, the co-founders convened a meeting for all managers to discuss where it had been, where it was, and where…

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Taking the pulse of enterprise IoT

August 1, 2017

Here is a brief excerpt from an article written by Michael Chui, Vasanth Ganesan, and Mark Patel for the McKinsey Quarterly, published by McKinsey & Company. To read the complete article, check out other resources, learn more about the firm,…

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