Consultant’s gripe: US education is a mess

Many of my friends have school-age children and they worry about their kid’s education. Sadly, they have a lot of reasons to be worried. For all the recent innovation, changing business models, and dedication of some teachers. . . US public education is a mess. ...

Get a MBA? Pros and Cons

I got my MBA 8 years ago.  It was a good use of my time, attention, and money. That said, there are a lot of skeptics out there, and they have good reasons. 3 CONS of the MBA: 1. MBA inflation: MBA programs are not created equal, there are more than 100,000 MBAs...

What is a MOOC? Massively Open Online Courses

Two months ago I didn’t know what a M-O-O-C was. Now, I am convinced it will be the juggernaut that disrupts higher education. For the last 20 years, traditional universities have only given lip-service to online education. They may have put out a few extension...