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In case you haven’t noticed, the concept of innovation is getting as much play these days as Katy Perry’s hit “Roar.” In many ways, innovation is the lifeblood of business, and to become an innovative thinker is to position yourself well on the path to success. Here, KWHS explores the meaning of innovation.
A young app developer from Australia talks to KWHS about his 2013 Google Science Fair win, which – while an incredible achievement – does not impress him as much as the potential that his first-place signaling system for emergency vehicles has to save lives and property and help fight crime.
An FBLA president reflects on his personal leadership challenges, as well as lessons learned during Wharton’s Leadership in the Business World program, in an essay that explores what it means to be a true leader.
FBI Rescues Bat Child? Yes, that is an actual headline from a tabloid newspaper. It is certainly intriguing, but is it legitimate journalism? Many would argue that it is not. A high school student in India has started his own anti-sensationalism campaign by launching a “real news” publication for his peers. Seasoned journalists weigh in on the sensationalism debate and what it means for your career.
Josh Kopelman has immersed himself in the world of info technology and emerged an entrepreneurial success story. How does Kopelman, now a vigorous supporter of and investor in tech start-ups, do it? High school student Akash Gupta met Kopelman this summer and passes along some of the tech wizard’s key insights.
How does playing the guitar relate to business? For one high school student from Seattle, Wash., the two are especially intertwined. Essayist Sophia Kruger, 17, explores how students leverage extracurricular experiences to learn valuable business skills.