I came across this a couple of weeks ago: to read it, click here. It is the best thing I have stumbled upon in a long time.

Why do I like it so much? If Einstein could find the time to write back to a sixth grader in just five days, what’s our excuse for failing to engage in a conversation, reply to a tweet, or respond to an email from a student? Surely it is not that we are too busy or too important. There is also a great lesson for students: professors really appreciate good questions. Young Phyllis’ question is simple, yet profound. It begs for a response.

To answer your question Phyllis, business faculty tend to see value in hedging strategies.

Paul Jarley, Ph.D., is the dean of the UCF College of Business Administration. He blogs every week at http://www.bus.ucf.edu/dean. This post appeared on July 29, 2013. Follow him on Twitter @pauljarley