What “Working Mom” Means to Three Entrepreneurs

Mothers often have to work. Being a mom who works doesn’t have to mean long hours away from your children, though. A new […]

Working Moms Balance Home and Career

We invited speakers at the 2014 Forbes Women’s Summit (sponsored by Ashford University) to share their thoughts on being a working mom. Watch […]

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 […]

Top 4 Ways to Be a Lifelong Learner

Whether you’re enrolled in school finishing your Bachelor’s degree, graduated recently, or have been out in the working world for a long time, […]

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. […]

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.” […]

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 […]

Have a Life While Going to School

Busy schedules make it hard for Americans to add more activities to their days. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the average worker […]

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 […]

4 Smart Ways to Relocate

One of the best things about taking courses online to earn a degree is that you don’t have to relocate to go to […]

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.