Who coaches a coach?

Stephen Forsha

The role of servant leadership. This past April fool’s Day I began an early morning catching a plane to Chicago, Illinois to attend a coach-tutoring course.  The purpose of the course was to teach the processes necessary to train new coaches in the art of their craft. So this course was all about stepping off […]

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Entrepreneurship: A path to finding what you love to do

William Woods Business

Scott Dinsmore, founder of Live Your Legend, gives a TED talk on finding the work you love Have you ever had a feeling that you haven’t yet discovered your true calling? Live Your Legend is a global community committed to helping people discover their passion and turn it into a sustainable career. The organization’s website […]

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A day in the life of an entrepreneur: What aspiring entrepreneurs should know

William Woods Business

Ever wonder what the life of an entrepreneur is really like? If you are earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus in  entrepreneurial management or an MBA in Entrepreneurial Leadership, then you’ve likely contemplated this question. It turns out that the answer isn’t quite simple. Part of the reason is because […]

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Hashing out the meaning of business strategy: student edition

William Woods Business

In the context of business, we often hear buzzwords like “strategy,” “strategic plan,” or “strategic approach,” yet over the years, several studies have shown that few people actually understand their employer’s strategy. Some have attributed this issue to poor communication between company leadership and rank-and-file employees; others point to common overuse of the terms as […]

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What can I do with a master’s degree in healthcare administration?

William Woods Business

In a recent blog post, we highlighted the various benefits and growth data of those with a master’s degree in healthcare administration. The kinds of jobs available are diverse, rewarding, and offer great pay. CNN Money’s 2017 Best Jobs in America list, in collaboration with Payscale.com, considers growth, pay, and job satisfaction when ranking jobs. […]

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Ruminations – Welcome

Stephen Forsha

Welcome to ruminations of a program director.  I hope to use this space to highlight issues in the business world, my thoughts on leadership and along the way, some musings on things happening in my little corner of the William Woods University. To set the stage, I am the program director for online undergraduate business […]

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Infographic: Master of Healthcare Administration By the Numbers

William Woods Business

As medical practices, hospitals and other healthcare services and organizations become larger and more complex to meet the demands of a growing and aging population, skills to lead in this highly niche industry become that much more of an asset. The new William Woods University Master of Healthcare Administration was created to meet the demand […]

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Becoming an entrepreneur without starting a business

William Woods Business

For many aspiring business professionals the most commonly thought of way of becoming an entrepreneur is to start a business. However, a recent Harvard Business Review article discusses another popular route toward entrepreneurship: business acquisition. Acquisition entrepreneurship is when an entrepreneur buys into an existing business that’s already running. And according to authors Richard S. […]

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Healthcare industry fastest growing economic sector

William Woods Business

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs in healthcare are among the fastest growing in the U.S. — above many other industries. While the most recent GDP growth report shows fourth quarter economic growth at 1.9 percent, annual rate of change for home health care services (4.8 percent), outpatient care centers (4.1 percent), other […]

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Business Course Spotlight: Productivity Tools

William Woods Business

Look to any business job or internship posting and you will likely see that one of the requirements is proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite. And while many new college students have used these programs to write a paper or give a project presentation during their high school days, few have acquired the advanced knowledge […]

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