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(PODCAST): Dr. Marcia Ballinger – Being Capella’s 110th learner, writing a book and starting a business

January 28, 2015

Today on the podcast, I talk to Dr. Marcia Ballinger. Dr. Ballinger has had an incredible career so far – she’s co-partner of Ballinger-Leafblad, an executive search firm, has written a book called “The 20-Minute Networking Meeting“, and earned her … Continue reading

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Scott Kinney testifies before Minnesota Senate

January 27, 2015

Capella University President Scott Kinney testified before the Minnesota Senate Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee Hearing today. Scott was invited to speak about FlexPath, Capella’s competency-based, direct assessment program, as an innovative solution to critical challenges facing adult students … Continue reading

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(PODCAST): Data-driven culture and advice for other IT professionals

January 22, 2015

Today on the podcast, I talk to Tracy Smith, our director of information delivery. Tracy and her team deliver timely data to enable informed decision-making all across the organization. Important job. In today’s podcast, we discuss data-driven culture and how … Continue reading

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James Altucher’s “What I Learned About Life After Interviewing 80 Highly Successful People”

January 21, 2015

  Check out this piece. It’s by writer James Altucher about lessons he’s learned about life and business through his interviews with very successful people. In addition to writing, James interviews highly successful and interesting people for his podcast. It’s worth … Continue reading

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Free Community College Debate

January 20, 2015

New America has an interesting podcast that discusses the free community college announcement from the White House and the NCAA. It is part of a segment called Higher Ed Happy Hour, hosted by Kevin Carey, Andrew Kelly from AEI, and … Continue reading

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