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Cultivating the Ability to Dream- Part I

I grew up in my high-school years surrounded by business books, entrepreneurship magazines and financial documents. My dad was starting his entrepreneurial journey, after more than 20 years working in a factory. He was probably a bit younger than me now, full of excitement and determined to make it on his own. Post revolution, when …

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Socio-Entrepreneurial Education for a Viable Future

Questioning What Students Need Sitting in the commons area of the local high school while some students pass by full of energy, enthusiasm and curiosity, and others pass by looking at the ground, barely aware of what’s going on around them, I wonder to myself, “What does it take in today’s world for a young …

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Gap Year: 5 Benefits of Taking One

Today, many students defer their post-secondary applications or acceptances to participate in gap year programs that emphasize personal growth and provide meaningful experiences.  Barack and Michelle Obama’s oldest daughter, Malia, brought credibility to the idea when she took time off before attending Harvard. Likewise, Prince William, tech giant Elon Musk, and supermodel Karlie Kloss have …

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