business http://wvxu.org en ROADSIDE MBA: Going on the road to learn from the successs of small businesses http://wvxu.org/post/roadside-mba-going-road-learn-successs-small-businesses <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>What can Wall Street learn from thriving small businesses on Main Street, and how do these businesses evolve successfully from their start-up roots? Those questions inspired three economists, <strong>Paul Oyer</strong>, <strong>Michael Mazzeo</strong> and <strong>Scott Schaefer</strong>, to take a <a href="http://www.Roadside-MBA.com"><strong>road trip across America</strong></a>'s heartland. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:00:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 29489 at http://wvxu.org ROADSIDE MBA: Going on the road to learn from the successs of small businesses Preserving the Past while Building the Future http://wvxu.org/post/preserving-past-while-building-future <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 28603 at http://wvxu.org Preserving the Past while Building the Future Xavier Leadership Center http://wvxu.org/post/xavier-leadership-center <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>For more than 50 years, the Xavier Leadership Center has provided high-quality development programs for corporations, organizations and individuals, here, nationally and internationally. <a href="http://www.xavierleadershipcenter.com" target="_blank">Xavier Leadership Center </a>Director Bruce Miller and Associate Directors Shelly Wallace and Mike Leavy discuss the Center, its programs, and its 3-Dimensional Learning Model, which connects learning with what students think, feel and do.</p><p></p> Wed, 21 May 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 26868 at http://wvxu.org Xavier Leadership Center Gabrielle Zevin, and the World of Books http://wvxu.org/post/gabrielle-zevin-and-world-books <p><a href="http://gabriellezevin.com/" target="_blank">&nbsp;&nbsp;</a></p><p><a href="http://gabriellezevin.com/" target="_blank">Gabrielle Zevin’s</a> latest novel, <em><a href="https://www.facebook.com/gabriellezevinfanpage" target="_blank">The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry</a>, </em>is a love letter to the world of books, and booksellers, that changes our lives by giving us the stories that open our hearts and enlighten our minds. Garbrielle Zevin joins us, along with Craig Popelars, director of Marketing with <a href="http://www.algonquin.com/" target="_blank">Algonquin Books</a>, and Michael Link, Author and Publisher coordinator at <a href="http://www.josephbeth.com/" target="_blank">Joseph-Beth Booksellers</a>, to discuss the novel, and how a book makes it from manuscript to your reading table. Gabrielle Zevin will be doing a<a href="http://www.josephbeth.com/AdultEvents.aspx" target="_blank"> book signing </a>at Josepth-Beth in Rookwood at 7:00 this evening. Fri, 09 May 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Mark Perzel 26472 at http://wvxu.org Gabrielle Zevin, and the World of Books New Book Helps Kids Understand Economics http://wvxu.org/post/new-book-helps-kids-understand-economics <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Experts agree teaching children about money early is the best way to prepare them to make informed financial decisions as adults, but few schools have financial literacy programs, and parents don’t often talk to their kids about money. Patrick Burke<strong>, </strong>CPA, attorney and managing partner at the law firm <a href="http://burkecpa.com/" target="_blank">Burke &amp; Schindler</a>, has published a new book to help children understand economics. Wed, 07 May 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Heyne 26410 at http://wvxu.org New Book Helps Kids Understand Economics