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A New Spin on a Drucker Favorite

By: Todd Hitchcock. Can Drucker’s ‘Managing Oneself‘ framework extend beyond managing oneself? Could it be as wildly successful if applied to ‘others’?

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Good Work: Incubating Next Gen People

The most important lesson of the three year Smart Cities investigation is that every city needs an innovation agenda and an incubator of talent, tools, and schools like 4.0 Schools.

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Good Work: 20 Mile March & Other Critical Success Factors

Do you have a long term disciplined commitment to achieving your longterm goals? This week's focus for Tom's weekly blog on mission-driven work is personal leadership.

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Don’t Wait: 5 Ways to Boost Your Career Karma

In this week’s Good Work series we share five ways to create your own karma through setting goals, building a network and empowering others.

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Good Work: Humility, Passion, & Dreams

Tom's weekly Sunday blog on mission-focused work shares research on the success of new schools in NYC, EdTech leaders with EdTech.MD, shout outs to edupreneurs and Master Chef Massimo Bottura's three keys to Good Work he told Charlie Rose.

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The Learning Accelerator

The Learning Accelerator is a non-profit whose mission is to accelerate the implementation of high-quality blended learning in school districts across America.



Acton Academy: An Invitation to a Hero’s Journey

Acton Academy is small private K-9 school in Austin. The core promise is that each student will “Begin a Hero's Journey.” Located in Austin, Texas, students learn that courage, grit, and perseverance matter far more than regurgitation.

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Good Work: James B. Hunt Edition

Tom's weekly Sunday blog on mission-focused work profiles Jim Hunt, four-time Governor of North Carolina and the most important and longest serving advocate of national standards.

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