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Williams tops Forbes' college rankings

Williams tops Forbes' college rankings | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
The magazine unveiled its seventh annual Top 100 U.S. Colleges list on Wednesday.
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Ranking includes both colleges and universities. 

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Design Beautiful Ebooks Using Powerpoint

Design Beautiful Ebooks Using Powerpoint | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
You don't have to have an art degree to make a beautiful Ebook! Here's how to do it in four, simple steps.

You spend a lot of time making sure the content that goes into your Ebooks is unique and of high quality, right? So why wouldn’t you do the same with your Ebook design?


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Using PowerPoint no less. 

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Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, July 29, 10:10 PM

Hacer un E-Books con PowerPoint

Linda Jones's curator insight, August 1, 11:47 AM

Looks interesting. 

Tony Guzman's curator insight, August 11, 11:30 AM

Great tips to help you create an eBook via PowerPoint.

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You Are No Longer Allowed To Present - by PowToon!

You Are No Longer Allowed To Present - by PowToon! | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
  Here are some reasons why your presentations are BAD!   We know that so many of you use programs like PowerPoint or Prezi because they have been around for a while, and it is what you know, but change is not always a bad thing, especially if that change can lead to presentations beyond your wildest imagination.       Based on PowToon’s recent “Presentation Frustration Survey”, many of you aren’t happy with the outcome of your presentations, so let’s go into some depth on the real problems out there, the reasons why many of you shouldn’t continue presenting …
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Relying on old tools in a new age limit the effectiveness of the message.  

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Guardian sustainable business | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian

Guardian sustainable business | Guardian Sustainable Business | The Guardian | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
Ideas and insights for progressive business leaders
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Great Ideas in the Guardian.

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Future Work Skills 2020

Good article on the future of work.....


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Skills needed in 2020 are on the minds of many.  This report captures the important intersection of sense-making, virtual collaboration, trust and advanced media, teaching/learning competencies required.

 

Colleges and University would benefit from thinking through their curricular offerings through the lens offered in this article and also challenge themselves to discover, design and create valid assessment methods that really measure these skills. 

 

Exciting challenges for us in Higher Education.

 

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EMPATHIC LEADERSHIP & THE FEMALE FACTOR

EMPATHIC LEADERSHIP & THE FEMALE FACTOR | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
Looking at today's world, contrast and chaos set the agenda. We are inundated with contradictory media messages, making it vital to incorporate Multidimensional Thinking to shape a positive future vision.
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What Women Know about Leadership that Men Don't

What Women Know about Leadership that Men Don't | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
Great leadership begins with being a whole human being.
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E-Learning and Online Teaching Digital Magazine

E-Learning and Online Teaching Digital Magazine | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it

Click EDUC-700-Series for an overview of our program.


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Time Management Strategies for Online Instructors

Time Management Strategies for Online Instructors | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it

Kay Lehmann and Lisa Chamberlin the outstanding online instructors who teach the University of Wisconsin Stout's Creating Collaborative Communities in E-learning, created a one-stop page for advice and tips on: Time Management Strategies for Online Instructors.


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Perfect timing!
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Harris Poll: More 18- to 24-Year-Olds Say They’ll Pay Extra for ‘Green’ Products · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Harris Poll: More 18- to 24-Year-Olds Say They’ll Pay Extra for ‘Green’ Products · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
Thirty-one percent of 18- to 24-year-olds say they take environmental issues into consideration when making purchases, according to Harris Interactive, a number that has risen from 24 percent in 2010 and 22 percent in 2009.
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Death by Powerpoint: Top 10 Ways to make your Audience Suicidal during a Presentation

Death by Powerpoint: Top 10 Ways to make your Audience Suicidal during a Presentation | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
Presentations can be an extremely effective way to communicate a point or pitch but it also has the opportunity to be the death of you or be an utter...

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Study: Symbolic, not Substantive, CSR Action Has Greater Positive Financial Impact · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Study: Symbolic, not Substantive, CSR Action Has Greater Positive Financial Impact · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
An academic study suggests that symbolic environmental, social and governance actions have a greater positive impact on a company's market value than substantive actions.
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A cheat sheet for online etiquette | Articles | Home

A cheat sheet for online etiquette | Articles | Home | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
Need a handy list of reminders for how to behave on Facebook, Twitter, and other sites? This should do the trick.

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FlexPath Google Hangout - Capella University - YouTube

Our panel of FlexPath experts will discuss how faculty and coaches prepare to support FlexPath learners, how traditional and FlexPath models differ, what the...
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Stanford research: The meaningful life is a road worth traveling

Stanford research: The meaningful life is a road worth traveling | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
A Stanford research project explored the key differences between lives of happiness and meaningfulness. While the two are similar, dramatic differences exist – and one should not underestimate the power of meaningfulness.
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Meaningfulness and Happiness.  

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Why Silence Is Not Enough (SSIR)

Why Silence Is Not Enough (SSIR) | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
Business schools are failing to promote higher morals.
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Well duh.  And it is about time. 

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This Inexpensive Marketing Plan Can Lead to More Traffic, More Leads and Higher Customer

This Inexpensive Marketing Plan Can Lead to More Traffic, More Leads and Higher Customer | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it

Are you up against competition that has deep pockets and can outspend you using traditional advertising methods?

 

Does it seem like a losing battle to go head-to-head with them to get new prospects?

 

Particularly for startup companies, using traditional advertising and marketing methods can get expensive…especially if you’re up against an established company with more money than you.

 

This is why you need to use marketing channels that will bring you the attention and customers you need without breaking your bank. Fortunately you have an entire group of channels that you can use…

 

Thanks to inbound marketing.

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Finding ways to stand out on the web; check out the channels in this article.

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This is a good overview of modern digital marketing techniques.

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Becker's List of Women Hospital, Healthcare Leaders Includes Dr. Efferen | PRLog

Becker's List of Women Hospital, Healthcare Leaders Includes Dr. Efferen.
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Unblocking Women's Paths to the Boardroom - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

Unblocking Women's Paths to the Boardroom - blogs.hbr.org (blog) | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
Unblocking Women's Paths to the Boardroomblogs.hbr.org (blog)Because experience suggests that this is the most effective way of substantially increasing the representation of women in top leadership.
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6 Wellness Trends to Watch in 2012

6 Wellness Trends to Watch in 2012 | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
I saw a lot of awesome things in the wellness world this past year which have me pretty excited... Here are six wellness trends to watch out for in 2012. (Is this the future of #wellness?
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Nuts and Bolts: Assessing the Value of Online Interactions by Jane Bozarth : Learning Solutions Magazine

Nuts and Bolts: Assessing the Value of Online Interactions by Jane Bozarth : Learning Solutions Magazine | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it

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From Fringe to Mainstream: Companies Integrate CSR Initiatives into Everyday Business - Knowledge@Wharton

From Fringe to Mainstream: Companies Integrate CSR Initiatives into Everyday Business - Knowledge@Wharton | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
From Fringe to Mainstream: Companies Integrate CSR Initiatives into Everyday Business by Knowledge@Wharton, the online business journal of the Wharton School.
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Is sustainability here to stay? What retailers think | GreenBiz.com

Is sustainability here to stay? What retailers think | GreenBiz.com | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
From the Sustainability Consortium to Walmart's Sustainability Index to the Sustainable Apparel Coalition, there's a lot going on with retail and sustainability. Will it stick? ...
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The Collaborative Organization: How to Make Employee Networks Really Work

The Collaborative Organization: How to Make Employee Networks Really Work | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it

The traditional methods for driving operational excellence in global organizations are not enough. The most effective organizations make smart use of employee networks to reduce costs, improve efficiency and spur innovation.

 

This is an award winning article from the MIT-Sloan Review.

 

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US Companies ‘Lag in Disclosing Environmental Practices’ · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

US Companies ‘Lag in Disclosing Environmental Practices’ · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | School of Business and Leadership St. Catherine University | Scoop.it
Only 16 percent of US-based Russell 1000 companies have adopted formal climate-change policies, compared to 39 percent of their global counterparts, according to a new study by The Conference Board, Bloomberg and Global Reporting Initiative (GRI)...
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