Dan LeClair, Author at GBSN https://gbsn.org improving access to quality, locally relevant management and entrepreneurship education Sat, 24 Jun 2023 02:09:24 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.2.2 https://i0.wp.com/gbsn.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/cropped-gbsn-favicon.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Dan LeClair, Author at GBSN https://gbsn.org 32 32 182027133 Teach a Village to Fish https://gbsn.org/teach-a-village-to-fish/ Wed, 21 Jun 2023 21:09:54 +0000 https://gbsn.org/?p=20592 What if we were to take the popular adage “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime” and modify it slightly. Let’s make it: Give a village fish, and you feed its people for a day. Teach its people... Read more >

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What Was It Like to Lead in the First Year of the Covid-19 Pandemic? https://gbsn.org/what-was-it-like-to-lead-in-the-first-year-of-the-covid-19-pandemic/ Wed, 17 May 2023 16:06:38 +0000 https://gbsn.org/?p=20164 About this time three years ago, the two of us were interviewing deans and business leaders, trying to make sense of the future. Covid-19 was breaking our normal, magnifying long-standing injustices, and pulling the future forward. We wanted to see the world beyond what was happening at the time. What we discovered, however, was that... Read more >

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Highlighting the Future of Jobs Report 2023 https://gbsn.org/highlighting-the-future-of-jobs-report-2023/ Wed, 03 May 2023 18:10:45 +0000 https://gbsn.org/?p=20161 The 2023 version of the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report was released this week. I’ve been especially anxious for this (fourth) edition, because it is the first since we started moving beyond the Covid-19 pandemic. I’ve been concerned about the world’s most vulnerable populations and interested in the impact of technology and other... Read more >

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Building at the Intersection of Business and Business Schools https://gbsn.org/building-at-the-intersection-of-business-and-business-schools/ Wed, 29 Mar 2023 15:27:23 +0000 https://gbsn.org/?p=19812 Lately I’ve been starting my presentations by asking participants, “In what ways do the interests of business and business schools intersect?” The most common initial reaction has been silence, accompanied by a familiar facial expression, the one that says, “Isn’t it obvious?”.  Still, I press them on the question until someone speaks up. The first... Read more >

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The Evolution of Twitter and Future of ChatGPT https://gbsn.org/the-evolution-of-twitter-and-future-of-chatgpt/ Tue, 21 Feb 2023 15:58:15 +0000 https://gbsn.org/?p=19544 Twitter has a lot of uses. It helps people connect with others who have similar interests by sharing research and resources. Users can track and contribute in areas of interest, increase the visibility of their companies, and build their personal brand. All these things are important, of course, but I was looking for more when... Read more >

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A New Life for Milton Friedman’s Pencil https://gbsn.org/a-new-life-for-milton-friedmans-pencil/ Thu, 19 Jan 2023 20:31:13 +0000 https://gbsn.org/?p=19359 “Look at this lead pencil. There is not a single person in the world who can make this pencil.”  That was Milton Friedman 16 minutes into the first installment of “Free to Choose,” the 1980 television show by the Nobel Laureate and his wife, Rose Friedman. For the next two minutes he told the remarkable... Read more >

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Happy Holidays and a Joyous New Year, From GBSN https://gbsn.org/happy-holidays/ Thu, 15 Dec 2022 21:06:17 +0000 https://gbsn.org/?p=19240 Wishing everyone in the diverse GBSN community the very best for the holidays, and always. Thank you for everything you do to make the world a better place.  

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Building Community at GBSN https://gbsn.org/building-community-at-gbsn/ Thu, 01 Dec 2022 19:03:57 +0000 https://gbsn.org/?p=19202 At GBSN Beyond, our annual conference, I bumped into a young, energetic woman during the networking break. She was hustling to deliver something to the tech team. Clearly, she was working as part of the GBSN staff team.  The only problem is that I did not know who she was. She looked familiar, but her... Read more >

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What Can Higher Education do to Address Gender Inequality? https://gbsn.org/what-can-higher-education-do-to-address-gender-inequality/ Tue, 25 Oct 2022 18:40:03 +0000 https://gbsn.org/?p=18964 According to a 2018 World Bank report, “globally, the loss in human capital wealth due to gender inequality is estimated at $160 trillion.” Presented differently and more positively, “human capital wealth could increase 21.7 percent globally, and total wealth by 14.0 percent with gender equality in earnings.” Three years earlier, the McKinsey Global Institute estimated... Read more >

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Improving Access to Business Education is Not Enough https://gbsn.org/improving-access-to-business-education-is-not-enough/ Mon, 19 Sep 2022 14:46:19 +0000 https://gbsn.org/?p=18694 In his latest blog, Dan LeClair explains why achieving GBSN's vision means going well beyond improving access to business and management education.

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