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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership

Course, Courser, Coursant, Coursé

“Coursera” is the third person singular, future tense, of the French verb, “to run, race, or chase.”[1] Coursera is also a leading aggregator of online courses of study. Yesterday, University of Virginia and Coursera announced a partnership to place UVA courses online. Darden has agreed to provide one of…

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Economic Crisis, Innovation

Stimulus and Innovation

Yesterday’s newspapers brought a study in contrasts. The Wall Street Journal conveyed assessments that the government’s stimulus funding to date has had little effect. New York Times opined that the U.S. economy needs an expansion of stimulus funding—the Times echoes sentiments that some economists’ blogs…

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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Leadership

Remembering Frank Batten Sr.

Last Thursday I attended the memorial service for Frank Batten Sr., who died on September 10th at age 82. His obituary describes a life of impact and leadership. His business accomplishments included growing Landmark Communications into one of the largest privately-held media and entertainment companies and founding the Weather…

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