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The Future of Education Requires New Thinking

Posted: 12.03.2019

 

[NOTE: Karen Holbrook is regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. She is a Founding Advisory Board Member of The Sarasota Institute and has been a part of the program committee for “An Educated Person in 2035” the first Symposium of the Institute’s inaugural year 2020.  To learn more about the day-long symposium Karen […]

 

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Sign up now to become a Member of The Sarasota Institute!

Posted: 11.26.2019

 

  In response to numerous requests, we have created a Sarasota Institute Membership level that provides entrance to every symposium and event produced for 2020.    Membership guarantees: -50% or greater cost savings on tickets -guaranteed and preferred seating -Access to all whitepapers and videos from symposiums -Sign up by 12/31/19 to lock in pricing […]

 

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The Sarasota Institute Presents Its First Year of Symposiums

Posted: 11.21.2019

 

The Sarasota Institute, a 21st Century Think Tank, has announced four symposiums for Spring 2020.  In addition, in response to numerous requests, we are offering memberships that will provide deep discounts on all events for 2020, guaranteed, priority seating and exclusive access to the recordings and whitepapers.   The Four Announced Symposiums: “An Educated Person […]

 

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Retirement is a Stupid Conversation for Customers

Posted: 09.05.2019

 

Jason A. Voss, CFA, argues that customers care about many more financial events in their lives than just retirement. Yet, the investment industry seems hell bent on just featuring this one. Why?

 

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The Rise of Anti-Consumerism

Posted: 07.09.2019

 

The American culture is very comfortable using the words “consumers” and “consumerism.”  If I called my friend a consumer and producer, he would not object.  In his company, he is a producer.  He would say that by producing, he is able to consume.  The more successful he is in producing, the more he would be […]

 

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