In 2008, I wrote a (now re-discovered) letter about my college financial aid experience. It reminds me we have a long way to go for education equity, but I am hopeful.
Watch entrepreneur Erica Swallow give a lighting-style talk at Lean Startup Conference about how high schoolers are using the Lean Startup methodology.
What if the goal of education was to inspire students to be innovation junkies? Imagine if the expectation for students was to be innovators.
A decade ago, high school students were sent home with supply lists that included a backpack, binders, notebooks, and pens. Today, it is becoming increasingly important for a high schooler to come prepared with his or her digital records of achievement, including a LinkedIn profile, a resumé, and a digital portfolio.
Culture isn’t a decree from on high, implemented with the simple swoosh of the CEO’s hand. Instead, it has to be built by and for the entire team it represents.