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An iPad in the Classroom

Business, Leadership

The Apple iPad has become an asset to the business world.  Now, even schools are finding ways to use the technology in their classroom.  Following a recent gift of five iPads from netDirective Technologies that enhanced learning in the classroom…

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Smart Devils

Business, Leadership

Why We Need Moral Ed. “Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.” So lamented Cambridge professor C.S. Lewis.  Lewis’ insightful premise can be seen in the Oscar nominated film, “Enron:…

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It’s Time for Reformation in Education

Business, Leadership

Guiding and Measuring our Most Valuable Resource “A capacity for reading, gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others.  It is the key to the already solved problems.  And it gives a relish, and facility, for successfully pursuing…

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A Direct Connection to Success

Business, Leadership

Bridging the Gap between BCC and UCF Caroline Anthony fished the handwritten letter out of her pocket.  She’d written it to herself in the fall of 2006.  It was her first day of school at Brevard Community College (BCC), the…

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Women In Power

Business, Leadership

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. created the Women In Power luncheon series with the intent of raising awareness for community organizations that support the development and empowerment of women.  PNC selects and partners with local community organizations that share this…

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The Odd Couple

Business, Leadership

How Josh and Jeff Make It Work If you didn’t see the movie based on Neil Simon’s play “The Odd Couple” about the fastidious neat-freak Felix Unger and the slovenly sports writer Oscar Madison, perhaps you saw the TV sitcom. …

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Experience Meets Innovation

Business, Leadership

Creating Access between YP’s and Seasoned Professionals ac·cess [ ák sèss ] entry or approach: a means of entering or approaching a place. opportunity for use: the opportunity or right to experience or make use of something. right to meet somebody: the opportunity…

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SCB . . . A Story of Gratitude

Business, Leadership

Surprising Ways Things Work for Good Gratitude has been defined as, “a positive emotion or attitude in acknowledgement of a benefit that one has or will receive.” Sometimes the most tragic and disruptive events bring the greatest benefits and reasons…