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Selling The Sizzle But Not The Steak

America’s lucrative education industry touts the meme that a college degree is necessary to success in life.  This notion is firmly embedded in our culture, in the minds of students and business leaders alike.  A typical article on this appeared … Continue reading

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The Giant Talent Filtering Machine

Two of our sons (they happen to be identical twins) went to the University of Kansas in the mid-80’s and majored in accounting.  They and we were somewhat surprised to find a course requirement not present in some other schools’ … Continue reading

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