Items Tagged with 'Education'


Knowledge is required for, but not a guarantee of, success

March 27, 2015
We are told from an early age that knowledge is the key to success: If we learn, we will achieve. If we set our sights high when establishing our goals and objectives and work hard to equip ourselves with the knowledge to accomplish our goals, great things will happen. Read More

What are you learning new every day? Something or nothing?

March 27, 2015
When I was 20, I knew everything. Read More

Unregulated school choice is harming Michigan

December 5, 2014
As I have mentioned previously, Michigan has lousy K-12 student outcomes and is making little — if any — progress. Read More

Public investment in transportation essential to Michigan’s success

September 5, 2014
In a GRBJ editorial (Aug. 11), Carole Valade wrote: “The Business Journal emphasizes the unfinished business of infrastructure investment in Michigan. ... In fact, the issue is not just related to road and highway repair, the lack of which is costing Michigan businesses millions of dollars. Read More

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

August 29, 2014
I sat in a Jim Rohn seminar one day in 1995 and heard him say, “Formal education will earn you a living. Self-education will earn you a fortune. Read More

Education and culture critical to a successful community

February 21, 2014
My college education was Jesuit at the University of Detroit. Read More

Small business woes flow from government bureaucracy

November 8, 2013
I heard a term years ago used to describe some highly educated people. Read More

Veterans would get break in community college tuition

LANSING — A constitutional amendment that would give all service members and veterans in-district community college tuition regardless of where they live could be on the ballot in 2014. Read More

Core standards hike achievement

October 25, 2013
After more than a decade of research, state governors came together to finalize a set of common standards outlining what we as parents and citizens should expect every child to know upon graduation from high school. Read More

Thoughts about what is ahead for Michigan

January 5, 2013
Times are changing. Read More


Upcoming Event

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women Seeds of GROWth Conference

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