Liberal arts, military experience offer preparation to adapt, lead

Scott Samuelson’s recent Wall Street Journal piece titled “Would you hire Socrates?” challenges the myth that studying humanities doesn’t pay. Samuelson cited a study by the Association of American College and Universities and the National Center for Higher Education Management...
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A Clash of Cultures

Samuel P. Huntington in his 1996 ground breaking book Clash of Civilizations, noted that “people define themselves in terms of ancestry, religion, language, history, values, customs and institutions. They identify with cultural groups: tribes, ethnic groups, religious...
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A Sense of Urgency

I wish a had a dollar for every time a military person complained during their job hunt about individuals in companies who don’t return calls, don’t respond to their letters or when they do, they take a very long time. A bit of advice, your job hunt is YOUR priority, not there’s....
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Hire Slow, Fire Fast

In the private sector they usually hire slow but fire fast. Hiring is normally costly in terms of hours devoted to developing job descriptions, obtaining clearance through HR channels, interviewing, and evaluating. Bottom line, they want to get it right rather than get it fast....
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