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Innovating College Education

Interview: Steve Spinelli spans business, entrepreneurship, global management, and now higher education. President at PhilaU, he's pioneered a new model for professional education with an innovative curriculum based on transdisciplinary, real world learning infused with liberal arts.

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Integrating Open Innovation at Tate & Lyle

Tate & Lyle is a large B2B company focused on speciality food ingredients. They have placed a large emphasis on innovation as a key source of future growth, with a pivotal role for open innovation (OI) and complementary roles for OI partnerships and venture capital initiatives. I had the chance recently to interview Dr John Stewart, Director of Open Innovation, to learn more about their integrated program.

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Red Thread Thinking with Debra Kaye

Debra Kaye is an innovation and trends expert specializing in culture strategy and innovation for consumer brands. As such, she’s has helped define new areas of opportunity for a wide range of multi-nationals, including Colgate, Mars, McDonald’s, American Express, Johnson & Johnson, L’Oreal, and Groupe Danone. Debra holds very strong opinions about what does and doesn’t work in innovation based on her years of experience around the world. For starters...

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Stop Praying for Education Reform

When it comes to education, we should adopt Nike's famous motto and 'Just Do It'. In the United States (and probably many other countries around the world), it has become a popular pastime to complain about the state of the public schools. People complain about school funding, teacher performance, curriculum, class sizes, and more things than I care to remember right now. So what are parents to do?

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