Nido Qubein: Life Skills and Holistic Education

Personal development author, speaker and entrepreneur Nido Qubein discusses how life skills– traditionally not taught in a typical university setting– prepares the next generation for a competitive world. As the president of High Point University, Qubein is taking a holistic approach to higher education, focusing on practical lessons such as presentation skills, fiscal literacy and communication skills.

To learn more about how Nido Qubein turned a little-known liberal arts college into one of the nation’s top ranked schools, read our feature from the September 2012 issue of SUCCESS.


Journalist, podcaster and southpaw Shelby Skrhak is the former director of digital content and social media for Before joining SUCCESS magazine, Shelby launched the weekly suburban newspaper Plano Insider, and covered topics ranging from cops and courts to transportation and fashion. Her handwriting should be a font.

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