Blog: September 2012

The List

We all have lists, but what is stopping us from checking off our to-do list?  Does this sound familiar?

“I just don’t have the time; there just isn’t room in my budget; I haven’t been to school in ages; work is too busy; I already have too many obligations with the kids…”

Unique, Nine-Week, Fully Online UMass Program Strengthens Organizational Leadership Skills

Leadership. What is it, really, and especially in the real world today? Why is it valuable? Does one have to be born with it, or can leadership skills be strengthened through learning?

New Research: Continuing Education Increases Employee Income and Corporate Productivity

Recently, an online site called onrec, which positions itself a global recruitment resource, posted a news story focused on a study of corporate attitudes toward the value and benefits of continuing education.

Just to be clear, according to the onrec report, the survey results were originally announced by The EvoLLLution, which is an online newspaper for people in higher education. The study itself was conducted, according to the onrec news story, by an independent firm.

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