Items Tagged with 'Education'

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USDOL data shows four-year degrees are where the money is

July 14, 2017
We hear a lot about the abundance of good-paying jobs that don’t require a four-year degree. Read More

Educational achievement key in talent shortage problem

February 17, 2017
Grand Rapids employers universally are impacted by the talent shortage and identify the issue as the top concern in moving their businesses forward or expanding. Read More

The ‘why’ of sales will lead you to be the wise salesperson

December 9, 2016
I sat in a Jim Rohn seminar one day in 1995 and heard him say, “Formal education will earn you a living. Read More

Better metrics needed to measure student success

October 7, 2016
The results from Michigan’s new, more rigorous standardized test were released recently. Read More

Legislators flunk; ArtPrize advances education

September 23, 2016
After all the popular votes were counted and ArtPrize Two closed in game-changing style, the education community wanted opportunities to invest, partake and learn from all that was available in the wondrous mix. Read More

Michigan begins to crumble for lack of oversight, accountability (the bill is in the mail)

February 26, 2016
Grand Rapids Business Journal is reporting on The Education Trust-Midwest study, “Accountability for All: 2016,” which shows 80 percent of Michigan charter schools performed below the state average for academic achievement in both math and reading. Read More

Education levels, pay rates haunt region’s future

January 29, 2016
Grand Rapids Business Journal has called attention to incongruities in the Greater Grand Rapids market that are likely to create issues in the near future. Read More

Decline in student testing will be Michigan’s downfall

November 6, 2015
There is lots of new data on student achievement by Michigan K-12 students, and it all comes to a singled conclusion: We are a national laggard. And that includes all kids — not just poor kids, minority kids and urban kids. Read More

The ‘why’ of sales will lead you to be the wise salesperson

October 2, 2015
I sat in a Jim Rohn seminar one day in 1995 and heard him say, “Formal education will earn you a living. Read More

Kids and money: once a millionaire, always a millionaire?

June 12, 2015
Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal once spoke at an NCAA convention, where he discussed how he spent his first million dollars within 30 minutes of joining the league. Read More

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Upcoming Event

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women Seeds of GROWth Conference

10/17/12
Goei Center
818 Butterworth St. SW
Grand Rapids, MI
United States
Connections, Education and Leadership Read More