John McGrath

CEO of American Collegiate Acquisitions (ACA)

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An Honest Motivational Speech for 2016 College Grads

Dr. John J. McGrath, Chief Executive Officer and President of TCI College, gave the following commencement speech to the Graduating Class of 2015 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Good afternoon everyone and congratulations to the TCI Class of 2015. It is an honor to stand before such a distinguished group […]

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How to Identify Intrapreneurs Within Your Company

An intrapreneur is the manager or employee who recognizes problems as opportunities to advance and improve the company from the inside out. They function as leaders who challenge processes and invigorate ideas. Intrapreneurs often drive progress within a company’s infrastructure without direct guidance from management. With an entrepreneur’s spirit, an inventor’s capacity to solve complex […]

Intrapreneurs are innovators who build new systems within their company

Why Is Intrapreneurship So Popular?

The intrapreneur is a word that has been utilized often but this school of thought has been around since before someone coined the term “go-getter”. In 2015, intrapreneurs are a somewhat different breed than their go-getter predecessors. For one, they are not just young, ambitious employees; intrapreneurs are often mature executives challenging the status quo […]

College Graduates Earn More In Their Lifetime

Value of Higher Education — Return on Investment

Former White House and congressional advisor Ron Haskins of the Brookings Institution discovered that without a college degree, only 14 percent of Americans from the bottom fifth of parental income reach the top two-fifths. However, if they graduate college, 41 percent of the same demographic can expect to make it to the top two-fifths. Aside from […]

Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs work together to build success

Entrepreneurs & Intrapreneurs

In the 1980’s, management consultant Gifford Pinchot coined the term “Intrapreneurs” in reference to employees who are given the opportunity to develop new products and ideas from within a company. If identified and fostered properly, intrapreneurs can play an invaluable role in keeping the company highly competitive. Especially useful for businesses that rely on innovation, […]

Be a successful entrepreneur

How to Build a Successful Business

A successful business creates solutions to difficult challenges. An  entrepreneur with business acumen and related experience intellectually and practically tackles obstacles and creates an open environment where innovations, employee talents and in-demand products address problems. Companies that are able to translate a creative idea into a realistic business plan to achieve profitability goals follow basic […]

Entrepreneur in the Digital Age

The Entrepreneur in the Digital Age

Digital advances are meant to increase productivity and efficiency. But do they? Yes and no. Indeed, the ‘office’ has expanded outside the brick and mortar environment so prevalent just a decade ago. Tech savvy entrepreneurs are mobile, no longer confined to any one workspace. Business travelers can receive most (if not all) publications online, including […]

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