7 Key Strengths Business School Graduates Bring to Small Business

The old notion that professionals with business school degrees only work at large multi-national companies is dead and gone. These days many business […]

Keys to Success for Women in Business

We asked around the 2014 Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) for thoughts on women in business. We got responses from a […]

Jobs for College Students

Need a job? It’s tough to find full-time work when you’re a college student. Many adult students think they have to quit school […]

3 Unique Careers in Healthcare

If you are considering potential careers in healthcare or hoping to transition into the industry, keep in mind that opportunities aren’t always that […]

Watch: The Importance of Lifelong Learning

We prompted a few guests at the 2014 Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) to speak about the importance of lifelong learning. […]

You Made It to Graduation! Now What?

You should be very proud of all your achievements. But now that you no longer have the routine homework, you might feel lost. […]

What Does It Mean to “Follow Your Bliss”?

Joseph Campbell, who specialized in applying lessons from mythology to modern human experiences, was the first to use the phrase “follow your bliss.” […]

October Is Disability Employment Awareness Month

In recognition of Disability Employment Awareness Month, I had the opportunity to speak with Michael Andreasen, a Financial Services Advisor at Ashford University, […]

Make Personal Development Your Goal

We asked participants the 2014 Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) their thoughts on personal development. Speakers included TV personality Deborah Norville […]

Confidence and Courage in Business

Many small business owners freeze up when it’s time to go to networking events, make cold calls, or pitch their business to investors. […]

4 Ways an Online University Can Save You Money

Finding a job is difficult for college graduates, and even more so for people without a degree. Research from Georgetown University indicates that […]

How Women Entrepreneurs Build Confidence

In May, women leaders from around the world gathered in New York City for the Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) to […]

Forward Thinking

Every day great ideas, advice, and information are discussed around the institution. This knowledge is shared with students, alumni, friends, and faculty, but on a small scale. This blog was created to engage a larger audience, a group of lifelong learners who read, think, and provide valuable feedback. Forward Thinking is meant to be more than a blog; it’s another way of learning – for us and for you.