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Week 4 - Build Confidence Through Putting Yourself In the Action!

09/13/2019 20:32
Monday you will have a 15 question assessment that requires you to have a solid understanding of the 36 pages of Block's book that you were given time to read and reflect upon. By NEXT WEEK, please have reviewed pages 37-50 of Flawless Consulting. This is CHAPTER 3. You will be presented with a...

Week 3: The Consultant's Life & Opportunities

09/07/2019 19:32
Opportunities today are literally endless. The following information is from the National Center for the Middle Market, which aims to provide helpt to mid-sized firms. Assignment this week is to review this material and, by end of this week, Chapters 1 and 2 of the Flawless Consulting book. It's...

Week 2: Self-Awareness & Reading Assignment

09/01/2019 14:17
It's been great getting to know you all!  Whether you are confident or less so, please know you have much to offer as educated individuals and use the time in the course to give yourself the professional credibility you deserve. I'll be providing a handout for you to keep, called "Getting...

Week 1 - Following Along With Our Intro Material

08/26/2019 14:40
Wednesday, we'll discuss a little about Monday's exercise. If you have had any time of strengths assessment, be prepared to share something about that experience. You will be getting a lot of handouts from me. I suggest you keep these in a consultant file for yourself for further and future...

Welcome - Intro to the Work of the Course

07/23/2019 13:54
Nicholas Cole is a young entrepreneur who’s successfully led entrepreneurs, and what I refer to as “true life leaders,” to remarkable success. Much of what he writes I ascribe to as an educator, and I challenge you to practice these simple ideas as a student on this class. If you do, you will...

Navigating the Future’s Most Challenging Intersections: An Anchor Mission Playbook

11/01/2018 21:04
    Last April, one hundred invited participants from Chico State, the College of Business, and the community gathered at FutureWork Symposium to discuss a range of topics, including work, technology, ethics, philanthropy, and social equity. How did these all these pieces...

Blended Learning for Leadership and Culture Building

09/27/2018 17:04
  Cultural development has been much on my mind these days. I spent part of my summer in Chicago reviewing a project designed to help K-12 kids start thinking about leadership, behavior, and self-management (Wisdom Camp). When Interim Dean Ken Chapman circulated the recent email outlining the...

Academic Dishonesty (It Happens - What Do We Really Do?)

08/22/2018 13:50
It’s always the first and ONLY time, except when you find out it wasn’t. And how does one find that out? Read on. Dealing with dishonest student behavior is inconvenient and often confounding.  Responses to it may vary from automatic course failures, to the broad category called “other.”...

The Noticers

05/05/2018 15:31
The Noticers  “…[T]he reality is that we’re all either in a crisis, coming out of a crisis, or headed for a crisis. It’s just part of being {human} on this planet,” writes Andy Andrews. “Knowing that, what’s the best way to be prepared for a crisis? To possess the perspective that is...

Hit Refresh

03/31/2018 13:50
In the serendipitous way life works, in recent weeks the "refresh" notion has threaded its way to center stage in my mind. So that's our theme, inspired by a book by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and several conversations and/or meetings I've had with many of you.  Speaking of stage, let's set...
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