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The Problem Isn’t Student Loans–It’s Higher Education

Everyone understands soaring student debt is a problem: burdened with $1.3 trillion in student loans, young people are unable to start businesses, buy homes and start families. The high cost of housing and meeting regulations to launch businesses add additional … Continue reading

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The Changing World of Work 4: The “Signal” Value of Credentials Is Eroding

An entire new feedback loop of accreditation is needed, and fortunately that feedback is within our control: it’s a process I call accredit yourself. Economist Michael Spence developed the job market signaling model of valuing employees based on their credentials … Continue reading

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How To Get a Job Despite the Economy

An entire new feedback loop of accreditation is necessary in the economy we have, and fortunately that feedback is within our individual control. To paraphrase Donald Rumsfeld, we work in the economy we have, not the economy we might want … Continue reading

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