Posts Tagged Michele Simms

Fact or Fiction? The Importance of Critical Thinking

  “ “Education must enable one to sift and weigh evidence, to discern the true from the false, the real from the unreal, and the facts from the fiction. The function of education, therefore, is to teach one to think

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Dear Students: When It’s Okay to be “All About Me”

By Dr. Michele Simms—-In Daniel Pink’s book DRIVE: The Surprising Truth of What Motivates Us (2009), he includes Peter Drucker as one of seven business thinkers who get it.  Drucker, the most influential management thinker of the 20th century, is

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How To Be Human At Work

By Dr. Michele Simms—In 1995, Daniel Goleman, an internationally known psychologist, authored the book Emotional Intelligence developing the argument that non-cognitive skills, not only IQ, can influence a person’s ability to succeed in the workplace. This seminal work has sold

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Defining Moments: Building Character One Decision at a Time

By Dr. Michele Simms—–We love reading the classics or watching classic films because of what they teach us about ourselves and about life; they are timeless gateways to authenticity. When we return to them years later, we continue to pull

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Emerging Business Models: Conscious Capitalism and Peace through Commerce

If globalization is considered the most challenging development of modern times then bioterrorism may be its most pressing concern.  Increasingly, the connections between health, development and security are becoming clear.    The advances in biotechnology, directed toward improving health status, facilitate

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