If you listen to one commencement speech this year, I recommend Yo-Yo Ma’s address to Dartmouth graduates on June 9thin Hanover, NH. Drawing on his artistry and musical talents, he did not disappoint. And he had a clear call to action for graduates that is a good reminder to us all.Read More
“My students are on fire.”
This from Rebecca Henderson, economist and professor with Harvard Business School. Henderson was referring to MBA students in her course, “Reimagining Capitalism.” Enrollment for the course has grown exponentially in recent years, as students search for a more purpose-driven and positive approach to business.Read More
Wow. The college admissions scandal that broke into the headlines this week included several individuals who live right in my Laguna Beach neighborhood, or very nearby. I can’t stop thinking about these parents—many of them well-regarded pillars of their communities. At last count, 33 parents are being charged with racketeering, and they will likely serve prison time.
How could someone with an impeccable career, a vast accumulation of wealth, and nothing but a sunny horizon ahead, make such poor decisions as to bribe a coach or make a payoff to get their child into an elite school? It’s a terrible example these people have set for their kids, their employees, and their communities.Read More