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Month: July 2018

Leadership, Mindfulness and Sustainability: What’s the Connection?

Leadership, Mindfulness and Sustainability: What’s the Connection?

Sustainability. It’s become a pervasive buzzword. For many people, the word elicits thoughts of recycling cans and bottles, lining the roof with solar panels, or buying eco-friendly products. While these are indeed all sustainable practices Associate Professor of Management Richard Peregoy, D.P.S., provides a more comprehensive definition: “To me it simply means leaving the earth and all sentient beings in a better place than how I found it, in every way shape and form.” Peregoy and Associate Professor Greg Bell,…

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Why Companies Are Looking to Hire Liberal Arts Graduates

Why Companies Are Looking to Hire Liberal Arts Graduates

As increasing numbers of colleges and universities continue to produce more and more business majors, what makes a candidate stand out to employers amongst the competition? The answer: a liberal arts education. According to a 2013 survey published in Investopedia, comprised of presidents, vice presidents and various C-level executives: 93% of executives say, “demonstrated capacity to think critically, communicate clearly, and solve complex problems” is more important than a particular degree 80% of executives say that regardless of a student’s major,…

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