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Consumer Goods and Services Marketing Students Discuss Importance of Authentic Business Relationships

By Kiana Blaylock (’19), Chief Strategic Officer of Phin Communications

A recent roundtable discussion designed to examine the rise of technology and the fall of in-store shopping morphed into a conversation about the importance of authentic relationships.

The Jacksonville University …

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MARKET LIFE: Your Highest and Best Use

By Dr. Don Capener

Not too long ago, I talked with a close friend considering a career change. He expressed wanting to find further meaning in his work. He hoped  to make more of an impact on others, beyond just …

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On the Front Lines: The JU Davis College of Business Tokyo-Waseda Experience

By Natasha Ubani

Kon’nichiwa Minna-san, and greetings from Tokyo, Japan!

What comes to mind when you think of Japanese culture? For a lot of people, I’m pretty sure the top answer is manga/anime culture. For me, it’s sushi. Unashamed …

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MARKET LIFE: Great Defense without Offense Leads Nowhere

By Dr. Don Capener

Are you trying to grow and protect a “nest egg” for retirement?

Don’t just play defense. Conventional wisdom in the world of finance says those nearing retirement should concentrate on defense when it comes to investments …

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Pride in Giving: A Conversation with Cynthia Barquist Chomiak ’83 and H. Martin Chomiak ’81/’84

Lifelong volunteers and philanthropists, Cynthia “Cindy” ’83 and H. Martin “Marty” Chomiak ’81/’84 know the tremendous impact one small contribution can make. Having spent their lives living around the country and the world, the Chomiaks have remained steadfast to the

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ELEMENTALS: JU Super Jarrett Cacopardo

By Carley Stickney (’20)
Join WAVE Magazine for an exciting new series of interviews at Jacksonville University, where students are the heroes.

Jarrett Cacopardo, a freshman at Jacksonville University, has been volunteering since he was 13-years old. In his …

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MARKET LIFE: Busting Common Start-Up Myths

By Dr. Don Capener

What are the most common myths of entrepreneurial practice?

There are three myths that just won’t die in terms of understanding what works and what doesn’t in start-up environments. The following mythbusting is intended for those …

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MARKET LIFE: How China Can Impact Your Future Earnings

By Dr. Don Capener

China’s economy will impact U.S. retirement savings. But could it also impact a company’s bottom line?

Are you starting or growing a company, or worried about your 401K and other investments? Do you not fully understand …

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MARKET LIFE: Why Companies Don’t Go Nuclear

By Dr. Don Capener

As World War II was winding down in Europe, President Harry Truman had a difficult decision to make: would the nuclear option ultimately equal Japan’s surrender?

While a visiting professor at Waseda University in Tokyo in …

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MARKET LIFE: What to Look for in a Business Program

By Dr. Don Capener

Is academic excellence always subjective?

Most observers would say yes; academic excellence is subjective because it is sometimes difficult to measure improvement in higher education and agree on the most important outcomes.

Another way to measure …

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