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12 Days of Fun Facts - Day 5

Posted by Doug Kinsey on Dec 18, 2017 5:23:42 PM

The Art of Negotiation.   Something many of us could spend more time learning.  As a matter-of-fact, yours truly did spend some time in a Harvard Business School class on negotiation this past year.  Fascinating stuff, and I really enjoy learning about people who have an innate sense for how to work with powerful adversaries.  Here's an example from today's post on  Hope you enjoy it.


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Topics: education, united states, history, negotiation

12 Days of Fun Facts - Day 4

Posted by Doug Kinsey on Dec 12, 2017 8:58:44 AM

You've no doubt heard the term "Land Grant Colleges?"  Maybe on a recent trip to Columbus, you've stopped in to Land-Grant Brewing Company and sampled one of their tasty adult beverages?  "Land grant" refers to colleges across America that were established as a result of the 1862 Act of the same name.  And, for those of you who lived in Morrill Tower when you were a student at Ohio State, you can thank the author of the Land Grant Act, Justin Smith Morrill, for indirectly founding your alma mater, as well as many other state universities across the country.

It's an interesting story, and we thank for today's fun fact.

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Topics: education, united states, history

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