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The IBAR Critical Thinking Method Helps Smart Students Create Intellectual Property To Gain Influence Within Their Industry…

Career Colleges: A Race to the Future

It’s not enough to merely have ideas, education, and experience. Students have to become better at documenting, packaging, and marketing their knowledge. Today, students have to become thought leaders and subject matter experts by creating intellectual property that...
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Why Workforce Education Should Be Important to Educators

There is an ongoing debate raging as to whose responsibility it is to prepare college graduates for today’s workforce.  Corporate managers suggest that many college graduates aren’t prepared with the critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills...
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How College Graduates Can Enter Their Professions on Top

Conventional wisdom suggests that one of the best ways for college graduates to get a job in their chosen field is to have participated in an internship within a company. Soergel (2015) noted that a 2014 report conducted by the National Association of Colleges and...
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Thought Leadership: What Students Need to Know to Succeed in the Workplace

Quite often, the notion that students are not prepared for the workforce is bandied about. Freifeld (n.d.) noted that a skills gap is threatening the sustainability of businesses around the world. She further stated that “…while a big part of the skills gap is a...
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Thought Leadership: How Intellectual Property Keeps You Top of Mind in Your Profession

Becoming a thought leader requires more than spewing out mere opinions. With no barriers to entry, anyone with a website, smartphone, or blog can become a media publisher. However, using intellectual property to stay top of mind within your profession requires a...
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How the Legendary Musician Prince Created Massive Intellectual Property and How You Can Too

According to a Google search for “How many people die a day in the world?” it is estimated that 151,600 people die daily. However, on April 21, 2016, the world was transfixed with the death of one person – music legend Prince. As of this writing, reverberations...
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Become a Thought Leader

5 Reasons Why You Should Become a Thought Leader Within Your Profession Good employees and good executives are nice to have. Thought leaders are irreplaceable — and indispensable. — Dorie Clark, Marketing Strategist Generally speaking, a thought leader is a...
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How Critical Thinking skills help?

Are talent and HR managers attracting the type of applicants that have the requisite critical thinking skills for a changing business environment? In this article, we are using talent managers and HR managers interchangeably to make the point about managing employee...
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Strategic Leadership Skills

  Recently, I went into one of the world’s largest discount stores to buy an Ethernet cable for my computer. I walked around the Electronics section for 10 minutes before I had to go into the School Supplies section to find someone to assist me. The nice...
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Decision-Making Processes

Can Jerks Lead Effectively? Decision-Making Processes of Narcissists and Charismatic Leaders A study conducted by professors at IMD business school, Penn State, and Erlangen-Nuremberg University concluded that bosses that display narcissistic qualities perform better...
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Document, package, and market your knowledge digitally

Become the “go-to” person in your profession by building intellectual capital

Position yourself within your profession for the best internships and jobs

Solve problems within your industry through the IBAR Critical Thinking Method

Construct a compelling social media strategy for gaining influence


Contact us today about our IBAR Critical Thinking Method online coaching program by emailing or calling us at:

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The SBA says…

"On behalf of the U.S. Small Business Administration, we thoroughly enjoyed your presentation...Your sharing of invaluable information to small businesses on how to effectively apply critical and strategic thinking to resolve business problems was well-received by the participants. We look forward to working with you again." --Dorothy G. Atkins, Supervisory Economic Development Specialist