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Public-Private Partnerships in Education Go Viral

When we began the Global Workforce Initiative (GWI) at the Georgia Department of Education, we thought our biggest challenge would be convincing businesses to get involved with the K-12 education community. Although the “skills gap” in our workforce is universally … Continue reading

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Educators Without Zip Codes

At the recent Plywood Presents social entrepreneurship event in Atlanta, Sajan George of Matchbook Learning captivated the audience with the description of his work on the daunting task of reforming the Detroit public schools. At first glance, this project seems … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Challenge

Day One at the Lincoln Leadership Institute in Gettysburg was overwhelming. Even if there was no battlefield here, coming from the concrete jungle of urban America to rural, green, agrarian western Pennsylvania is shocking to the system of a city … Continue reading

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Not Standing Idly By

Quick – name the top 3 mistakes you’ve made in your career! Didn’t take long, did it? Now, how about the top 3 successes in your career? My guess is that this one took a little longer. Why? Well, to … Continue reading

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Sustainability as Evidence of the (a) Culture

CEO’s talk about culture incessantly. Why? It’s in the CEO manual! (Just kidding, there isn’t one, wish there was, probably would have helped me a lot along the way). Seriously, why do leaders and especially CEO-types care about culture? And what … Continue reading

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Towards Sustainability

Do you remember when business was “all business” – your Dad worked his tail off, came home, had a drink, complained about work and then played golf all weekend? (well I guess it wasn’t all that bad . . .) … Continue reading

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