What if I’m afraid I can’t do it?

wantafraidThen you’d be in extraordinary company.  Many people I know have been afraid.  And most people who dare to do big things feel the same way. ... More >>

Monday, January 13th, 2014 Inspiration, Leadership No Comments

Inspirational video on never giving up

ArthurThis is a must see video. I love stories like this, ones that help us understand what we could we accomplish in our lives if we didn’t give up. More people need to see this! But be warned it’s a tear jerker. ... More >>


Monday, January 6th, 2014 Inspiration, Yoga No Comments

#AskJeremy: Advice on Real Estate Programs and the GMAT

JCW_Logo_blog_photoIn a recent question, a reader in New York asked me asked a question about real estate programs and the GMAT. ... More >>

Saturday, January 4th, 2014 AskJeremy, Business School, Education 2 Comments

The problem with the edge

edgeI recently wrote  a post about the finding the edge.  How finding it is one of the most important things you can do.  That’s because it’s at the edges where you grow, and where change really happens. But the problem with the edge is that a lot of people never find it. ... More >>

Thursday, December 19th, 2013 Business School, Leadership No Comments

Revive the Dream: Session 3 with Adam Anderson of Chicago Public Schools

AdamJust yesterday, we hosted the third session for the Revive the Dream Fellows Program.  Our Fellows were lucky to spend the evening with Adam Anderson.   During the session, the Fellows discussed Chicago Public Schools (CPS), the school closings in early 2013 and Adam’s role as Officer of Portfolio, Panning and Strategy. ... More >>

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013 Diversity, Education No Comments

Are you eating the marshmallow?

Marshmallow TestThere was a famous study done at Stanford University over 30 years ago.  In the study, children were left alone in a room with a marshmallow. They were told that if they didn’t eat it, they would be given another one in fifteen minutes.  What do you think you would have done if you were left in the room at age 5? ... More >>

Monday, December 16th, 2013 Careers, Diversity 2 Comments

Little changes ==> Big differences

make changeWe’ve all heard the theory before, but now more than every it is definitely true.  Sometimes small changes can make all the difference. ... More >>

Saturday, December 14th, 2013 Business School No Comments

How I just completed 100 straight days of yoga

yogaJust two weeks ago, I completed 100 days straight of yoga. In addition to meeting a lot of great people at the studios and feeling better than ever physically, I also had the chance to see first-hand how much change can come from doing anything, but especially yoga, for 100 days in a row. ... More >>

Thursday, December 12th, 2013 Leadership, Yoga 8 Comments

Revive the Dream: Session 2 with Micki O’Neil

s2p3Earlier this week, we hosted the second Revive the Dream seminar.  Our Fellows were lucky to spend the evening with charter school founder and former Teaching Fellow, Micki O’Neil.   The issue we discussed, is whether kids in charter schools are better off than kids in traditional public schools. ... More >>

Thursday, November 21st, 2013 Education, Entrepreneurship, Revive the Dream No Comments

Fungal > Viral

ViralGoing viral is what everyone wants their work to do.  But sometimes fungal can be just as good as viral. ... More >>

Sunday, November 17th, 2013 Business School No Comments

A few thoughts I shared with Teach for America recruits at the Latino Summit on Saturday

TFAI dropped by the TFA Offices yesterday to talk to some of the Midwest recruits about leadership and Education Matters.  It’s always great meeting up and coming reformers, and supporting college students in figuring out what to do next and what type of impact they want to have on the world. ... More >>

Sunday, November 10th, 2013 Business School No Comments

What is your worldview?

WorldviewNo question about it – this is one of the most important questions you’ll ever have to think about. ... More >>

Thursday, November 7th, 2013 Business School No Comments

Finding the edge

EgeIn my Saturday yoga class, our instructor started the class by mentioning the importance of finding your edge. It reminded me of one of my old posts as well as got me thinking about the importance of edges. ... More >>

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 Careers 6 Comments

Will you come back soon?

back soonWant to know if a customer is satisfied? Ask them this question.  Or just wait and see if they do. ... More >>

Friday, November 1st, 2013 Business School No Comments

Info panels: Change > Information

panelI sat on a panel about networking on Tuesday hosted by a Law School Association.  I do these sorts of things pretty frequently and it got me thinking about the value of panels. ... More >>

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 Business School No Comments

The artist who can’t draw

artistA guy by the name of Roy Simmons once said this quote, “Most artists can’t draw”.  Seth Godin wrote about the same idea in Linchpin.  And I couldn’t agree more. ... More >>

Monday, October 28th, 2013 Business School No Comments

Divvy: Bike share in Chicago

divvyLess than a year ago, the city of Chicago rolled out a citywide bike system called Divvy. As you walk around the city, you see bike stations that look like the one below in the post. I took one for the first time a few days ago. ... More >>

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 Entrepreneurship, Labor Economics No Comments

The MLT MBA Prep application is open

mltFriends, colleagues and readers.  Just a quick note that the MLT MBA Prep Application is open.  I am an alumni of the program and I highly recommend it. ... More >>

Friday, October 18th, 2013 Business School 2 Comments

Revive the Dream: Session 1 with John Horan

RTDSession1Photo1I was lucky enough to spend the evening with 22 extraordinary people from around Chicago.  They are part of the new Revive the Dream cohort I helped recruit, and program that I’ll be organizing/managing this year.  I’ll be sharing some of the Fellows experiences along the way. ... More >>

Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 Diversity, Education, Revive the Dream 2 Comments

The bar has been raised

barCongrats to those who learned they passed the Illinois bar yesterday.  That’s great news. ... More >>

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 Business School No Comments

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