This is JA Volunteer Spotlight: Mike Nichols Mike Nichols, of Bloomfield, has been volunteering in classrooms across Pittsburgh for 25 years. Whether it’s reading long-time favorites such as Abiyoyo and Pickin’ Peas to kindergarten classes, taking classes to volunteer at senior centers or teaching JA Days, Nichols has devoted much of his free time to working with Pittsburgh’s... Read More About This is JA Volunteer Spotlight: Mike Nichols »
This is JA Board Spotlight: Gene Boyer Are you Junior Achievement Alumni? I am! I participated in the evening program in Penn Hills from 1982 - 1984 When were you first introduced to Junior Achievement programs? My father was a JA advisor during the early and mid 70’s while working at US Steel. What was... Read More About This is JA Board Spotlight: Gene Boyer »
Catching Them Young: The Importance of Teaching Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs Today Market saturation is a major problem facing U.S companies in the 21st century. This situation arises when the volume of a product or service in a market has been maximized. Professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne quantified the effects of market saturation and cited several reasons behind this major... Read More About Catching Them Young: The Importance of Teaching Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs Today »
All Eyes on Western PA It’s no secret that Pittsburgh has undergone a radical transformation in the last few decades and will continue to grow in the coming years. In 2017, several major news publications from surrounding cities have declared Pittsburgh as a beacon for innovation and progress. In a recent Philadelphia Magazine article, Mayor Bill Peduto insisted that “Pittsburgh is... Read More About All Eyes on Western PA »
The Personal and Professional Benefits of Volunteering When one thinks about the benefits of volunteering there are a number of things that automatically come to mind-the feeling of doing a good deed, the knowledge that you’ve helped within your community. However, studies have found that the benefits of volunteering actually exceed those we normally think of and can be beneficial to... Read More About The Personal and Professional Benefits of Volunteering »
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