About Jake Croman

Jake Croman is currently pursuing his undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan—Ann Arbor, where he is a sophomore American Culture major in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.

With Tech, Millennials Will be the Fighters for Better Education Access

Millennials are obviously a tech savvy generation, having grown up with the tools ourselves. As the most educated generation in history, technology has played an important role in offering us ways we can access information. But with current threats to public education and free internet access, this led me to wonder what role tech could [...]

By | 2018-05-23T15:38:50+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on With Tech, Millennials Will be the Fighters for Better Education Access

AI is Improving the Way Entrepreneurs Build Business Relationships

Artificial intelligence is changing the way we interact with business as a whole. Most importantly its improving our various business relationships that are key to successful strategies. In my article 4 Essential Business Relationships that AI is Better at Than You Are, I offer some insights into how AI tools can help transform our working [...]

By | 2018-04-17T19:23:13+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on AI is Improving the Way Entrepreneurs Build Business Relationships

Will AI Make the Workforce Smarter?

AI is sure to disrupt the workforce as we know it. In fact, a recent McKinsey Global Institute report projects that 75 million to 375 million workers — 3% to 14% for the global workforce —  will need to change occupations by 2030. But is the fear of AI overcharging our nerves? While many people [...]

By | 2018-03-06T23:17:10+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Will AI Make the Workforce Smarter?

Insights on Maximizing Concentration in Open Office Spaces

Open offices have, quite simply, left themselves open to criticism. Nearly 70 percent of U.S. companies have collaborative work spaces, but they come at cost: The BBC reported in January 2017 that studies show workers are 15 percent less productive in such places. Moreover, a University of Sydney study determined that half the people working [...]

By | 2018-02-14T15:55:56+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Insights on Maximizing Concentration in Open Office Spaces

How Tech is Redefining the Way Millennials Learn Business

We hear a lot about how millennials work. From workflow tools like Basecamp to telecommuting to meetings via Skype, millennials operate in an incredibly mobile, transparent, and collaborative manner. Tech plays a major role in the professional lives of millennials. As a generation of digital natives, millennials embrace technology much more quickly. This is revolutionizing [...]

By | 2018-01-22T20:53:23+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How Tech is Redefining the Way Millennials Learn Business

7 Appealing Branding Tips for Emerging Entrepreneurs

Brands help define, establish, and attract consumers to companies, often intertwining service with an image and product. Not only does the label or product have to be aesthetically pleasing, but it has to appeal to your target audience so that you and your business can maximize upon profit. As a new entrepreneur, you will learn [...]

By | 2017-11-14T23:01:44+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 7 Appealing Branding Tips for Emerging Entrepreneurs

Jake Croman: How Charity Fundraisers Can Empower Us to Rebuild Puerto Rico and Our Empathy

The hardships life throws our way are often unfair, if not traumatic. But what’s truly unfair is having the ability to help those in need and not take the action to assist. Ignoring the problem only causes multiple waves of harsher repercussions that percolate into the riptide of systemic issues in America’s zeitgeist. It’s been [...]

By | 2017-10-11T16:31:26+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Jake Croman: How Charity Fundraisers Can Empower Us to Rebuild Puerto Rico and Our Empathy

6 Ways to Practice Your Leadership Skills While Still in College

Leaders are creative innovators and pragmatic decision makers. They offer a bounty of new ideas, but also the ability to tackle challenges while sometimes working with limited resources. In addition, they have to support a cohesive business structure for workers at all professional levels. Leadership is defined differently in various sectors. But in general, great [...]

By | 2017-09-21T23:02:31+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Practice Your Leadership Skills While Still in College

Are Millennials Creating a More Equal Society?

Each generation has its own nickname that seeks to define the collective identities of each era. In American society, the Lost Generation represented those who fought in WWI. In the mid-1940s to mid-1960s, the Baby Boomers came along and reshaped many politics and principles of the status quo. Now, Millennials are the largest cohort in [...]

By | 2017-07-28T16:25:39+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Are Millennials Creating a More Equal Society?

Tips On Successfully Running Your Small Business While Earning A Degree

Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Michael Dell. There may be some famous success stories of college dropouts running their own startups, but those are the exception rather than the rule. For most of us, the skills and knowledge gained while earning a degree can be an invaluable help to a career as an entrepreneur. Earning credits [...]

By | 2017-07-10T17:55:50+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Tips On Successfully Running Your Small Business While Earning A Degree