From Career Treadmill to Fast Track

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Entries from December 2010

Dr. James Maas, Professor and Bestselling Author, and Consultant Rebecca Robbins on Sleep for Success

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Dr. James Maas is a professor of psychology at Cornell University, where he holds the world’s record for having taught more than 65,000 college students. Rebecca Robbins is the co-founder, with Dr. Maas, of the Sleep for Success consulting firm. Together they discuss everything you must know about sleep, but are too tired to ask! […]

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Categories: Author · Health and Sleep · Learning and Sleep · Performance and Sleep · Productivity and Sleep · radio show · Sleep Benefits · Stress and Sleep · Success and Sleep

Chad Hennings, Three-Time Super Bowl Winner and Author of Rules of Engagement, on Achieving Success that Counts

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Chad Hennings is a three-time Super Bowl winner with the Dallas Cowboys, an Air Force fighter pilot, a businessman and the author of Rules of Engagement. In all of the roles he has played, he has seen that the persistent go-it-alone myth in our society traps individuals from connecting with others in meaningful ways. Chad […]

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Categories: Author · career advancement · Career Development · Military · radio show · relationships · Sports · Success Strategies · Veterans

Dr. Mark Taylor, Columbia University, Author of Crisis on Campus: A Bold Plan for Reforming Our Colleges and Universities

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Dr. Mark Taylor, a professor at Columbia University, is the author of Crisis on Campus: A Bold Plan for Reforming Our Colleges and Universities.  Taylor characterizes American higher education as expensive, wasteful, and archaic.  He calls for reforms like: Eliminating tenure; Restructuring departments for interdepartmental cooperation; Emphasizing teaching rather than rarified research; Creating global networks; […]

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Categories: Colleges & Universities · Education · Financing College · Financing Education

Captain Scotty Smiley, Author of Hope Unseen: The Story of the U.S. Army’s First Blind Active-Duty Officer

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Captain Scotty Smiley, a West Point graduate, Ranger, and the Army’s only active-duty blind officer, lost his sight in a suicide bomber attack in Iraq. He shares his remarkable journey of faith, hope and courage. Since his injury, he has climbed Mount Rainier, surfed, skied, skydived, completed a triathlon and earned an MBA from Duke […]

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Categories: Author · Careers · Leadership · Military · Overcoming Adversity · radio show · Success Attributes

Dr. Richard Miller, President of Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering on Transforming the Future of Engineering

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Dr. Richard Miller is an award winning educator and leader in reinventing engineering education. Olin College of Engineering is transforming the field of engineering to meet the global challenges in energy, clean water, health care and cyber security. Dr. Miller shares Olin’s interdisciplinary and experiential learning model designed to better prepare engineers. By blending engineering, […]

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Categories: career advancement · Colleges & Universities · engineering careers · Engineering Education · Entrepreneurship · Higher Education · Holiday Job Search · Job Search · radio show