A place at the table

Harvard, Dartmouth and Stanford are always full. The value of their degree is largely based on scarcity. There are always more people who want to come in than they allow.

It is intentional. Artificial rarity to create evidence that seems valuable.

Harvard has enough resources and technology to offer 50 times more degrees than it does today.

Now, however, online learning is turning the scarcity equation upside down.

Are students investing all of this time and money because they believe they are going to learn something, or is it just that they are just going to be given a limited degree?

Because sooner or later learning wins. The paper is fading, but what you know and who you are getting hard.

It’s March (wow) and a year of uncertainty, pain and turmoil could start to recede. And over the years, the Akimbo team have found that their workshops’ March sessions are often the busiest and most powerful. Something about spring (here) and fall (south of here) seems to inspire people to take action and make a difference.

The marketing seminar is back for its 11th session. It is the most powerful and popular marketing workshop in the world. Over 10,000 people have been there (that’s more marketing magicians than Harvard, Wharton, and Stanford graduate every year) and now it’s your turn. Registration begins today and the first lesson begins soon.

The altMBA The deadline for first priority applications is next week, March 9. The August session is your chance to take it to the next level, and early applications take priority.

Write in community is back too. There is plenty of room for your book in the world, but you might need a cohort to help you do it. Kristin Hatcher leads a group that is committed to writing together and publishing together. It opens for registrations on March 16 and you can claim a spot on the update list by visiting the site today.

And in a few weeks, the legendary History skills workshop Return. Best-selling author Bernadette Jiwa has taught the world about the magic of history – in branding, leadership and communications – and this workshop is your best chance to learn from her and each other. others. It opens on March 23, but sign up today for updates.

There are tens of thousands of reasons people like you have decided to learn something. Akimbo (now an independent B Corp) is designed to empower people to tap into possibilities, connect and learn.

These four workshops are the best way I know to make a difference. Everyone is different, everyone has a different pace, structure and purpose. But together, they represent a clear, powerful and proven vision of how each of us can progress and learn to contribute.

And there is room for you.

PS here is what a student posted this morning as part of the 60th lesson of TMS10 …

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