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Lessons from the Best to Inspire You to Build Your Own Business

Entrepreneurs exist in every arena, from corporate America to political circles, consumer electronics and beyond, there are lessons out there that can help you build your own business. We take a look at those that came straight from the lips of some of the greatest influencers of our time to inspire new college grads to go forth and change the world.

How to use the Best Free Online Tools to Succeed in College

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Free Tools to succeed

“The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive.” This statement is just as true for business mogul Steve Ballmer as it is for students all over the world. Whether your classes are fully online or on campus get information you need to leverage some of the best free online tools to help you succeed in college.

Competency-Based Education from a Subject Matter Expert

With the emergence of Competency-Based Education (CBE) in the higher education cosmos, the journey seeking continues. The career professional, retired service member, 'career changer,' overachiever and the like, are looking for ways to expand their knowledge bases and ultimately, earn degrees that acknowledge their skill sets. Discover how they are finding new ways of thinking through and realizing their education.

How to Brand Yourself for the Perfect Job

When you brand yourself you are aiming to portray who you authentically are and what you want to be known for. As you embark on your job search, it is helpful to have a well rounded understanding of yourself, the ideal employer, industry and job opportunities to show the company you choose to interview that you are the best candidate for the position.

From the Pros: LinkedIn Best Practices

LinkedIn is dominating the digital world for professionals and job seekers who use it as an online resume, a portfolio and a networking tool. Leverage some of these LinkedIn best practices and build a stellar online presence so employers can discover you and your talents.

Online Communication Etiquette: Are You Leaving the Impression You Intend?

This is probably a very acceptable way to make a date with a friend, but is it an appropriate model for all online communication purposes? The answer: Not if you expect to be identified as a professional.

Extreme Makeover: Online Communication Edition

In today’s digital world one in four people spend more time communicating online than in person. Whether it is a discussion, timeline, or circle we are all involved in group communication in some way. But how effectively are you communicating?

When Computer Efficiencies Send You Running for Cover

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Technology is meant to enhance our lives by making it easier to work and play. But what happens when the best of intent goes into creating computer efficiencies and everything goes terribly wrong? From security services to automation algorithms, check out these top fails in computing history that impacted companies, people and governments from around the world.

An Expert Interview About Online Learning

What is the future of the virtual education environment and is the model effective? We sought out the insights of the top leaders in the tech-ed landscape and compiled the most relevant resources for our own expert interview about online learning.

Darth Vader's Guide to Computers

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away…There was a dream to automate and expand communication to allow people to share information at light speed. Lord Darth Vader shares the force with you by sharing his essential guide to computers in the digital age.

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