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The Week in Review:
While President Barack Obama is talking about the salvation of the auto industry this week, other car enthusiasts have their eyes on innovators like Elon Musk, CEO and founder of Tesla Motors. This summer, Alexander Mason, 17, visited the electric car company’s headquarters in Palo Alto, Calif., and came away with key insights about entrepreneurial spirit and leadership.
Considered the leader of customer satisfaction in the auto industry, James David Power III is better known to most by the company that bears his name, J.D. Power and Associates. In this KWHS video interview, car enthusiast Evan Acuna talks with J.D. Power about his career, his guiding business principles and, yes, his latest ride.
In this personal essay, a high school senior recounts how her eyes were recently opened to the vast and fascinating world of supply chain management. “My biggest takeaway from my ES3 visit: Supply chain management is a complex, technologically advanced, fascinating business that, in the end, keeps food on our plates.”
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.
While high school senior Matthew Sheffield gets sized for his cap and gown, he is also busy reviewing the metrics from his recent online Indiegogo campaign, during which he encouraged people to fund his idea for what he calls “the first interchangeable sunglasses.” He fell far short of his $25,000 goal, but values the experience in many other ways.
The Week in Review:
Past KWHS essayist Jonathan Heckman will soon graduate from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and start a job as an aviation analyst with United Airlines. Drawing on his experience as an aviation blogger and business student, Heckman takes a look at this week’s merger between American Airlines and US Airways.