I grew up literally within the shadows of higher education, with one of my parents a distinguished professor and the other an administrator. So I learned at an early age both the meaning, purpose, and value of a good education, as well as how the business of education was run. Now that I am older, I find it quite satisfying to be able to return full circle back into education where I am able to continue some research on some of the things I am really interested in. I have always been fascinated with the ways in which the world turns, the communication arts and sciences, organizational structure and design, neuroscience, technology and what the future holds in store for us with relationship to the exponential advancement currently taking place within each of these areas.
Despite global differences, the world is now beginning to recognize the necessity for accepting a general set of guiding principles that will allow us to prosper together as never before. And the need for understanding “who we are” in relationship to others is curiously, and arguably, our most critical human potential. This potential must be realized in order to determine our future history and bind us together as a global community.
This is not only true within the infrastructure of business and industry, finance, and government, but in the abstract sense of all intellectual pursuits that connect our lives to one another. Without making these connections consistent within the framework of which we live and do business at every level of our being, our infrastructure will continue to break down and lack the authenticity, morals, ethics, and commitment that is necessary for its future success.
It is more than just a theory that real productivity only takes place when relationships between businesses and people’s needs are discussed, defined, and celebrated. All of our traditional multi-modal, cross-disciplinary, cross-cultural, and multi-integrated values and levels of thinking are changing. Divisions between language and mathematics, science and business, politics and art, education and entertainment, no longer seem distant or separate from one another and must be redefined if we are to accomplish a strong foothold on the future.
My satisfaction comes in helping people realize their unique talents and potential, which often lies just beneath the surface. It is in realizing and celebrating an individual's talents that allows jo
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