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An MBA for Prisoners? Changing Prison Education

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 11.24.2015 | Education
Christopher Zoukis

When someone thinks about Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programs thoughts of Harvard, Yale, and Princeton come to mind. For most, I ...

Sustainable Entrepreneurship: The MBA of the Future [An Interview with UVM Dean Sanjay Sharma]

FIXCapitalism | Posted 11.18.2015 | Education

By Christian Sarkar How do you scrap a traditional 38-year-old MBA program and replace it with an entirely new model that addresses 21st-century bus...

Should Millennial Entrepreneurs Pursue An MBA?

Kallen Diggs | Posted 10.15.2015 | College
Kallen Diggs

Many people believe that an MBA can be a good requisite for entrepreneurs. However, most of us know that many people have become amazing entrepreneurs without an MBA degree. So, the question remains: Should millennial entrepreneurs pursue an MBA?

Why Corporations Should Launch Their Own MBA Programs

Dan Pontefract | Posted 09.22.2015 | Business
Dan Pontefract

Innovation is an interesting concept. For many people it presupposes an "aha" or "eureka" moment in order for something new to have been created.

Gaining the Competitive Advantage without the Price Tag with an Online MBA

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Ashley Wren Collins

Higher education tends to cost an arm and a leg in the United States, but it's still one of the best ways to get to where you want to go when you're...

EMBA vs MBA: The 6 Things You Need To Know Before Deciding

Daniel Scalco | Posted 07.22.2015 | Business
Daniel Scalco

An Executive Master's of Business Administration is lesser known than other advanced level degrees but not for good reason.

Your MBA Student Loan Cheat Sheet

CommonBond | Posted 07.14.2015 | College

What are all of your options for MBA loans? If you're a first-time borrower or a few years removed from taking out your undergraduate loans, the lending landscape can be confusing and challenging to navigate. Here's a quick guide to your loan options for funding your MBA

5 Ways to Make Your MBA Work for You -- Even in Silicon Valley

BusinessCollective | Posted 07.16.2015 | Impact

Every now and then, you'll be part of a conversation where people question why MBAs even exist. Unlike an engineering degree, an MBA doesn't make you immediately productive at a startup.

How I Paid Off Over $150,000 in MBA Student Loans in 6 Years

CommonBond | Posted 06.30.2015 | Education

It's June. For all of you Class of '15 MBA grads, congrats on graduating! While it's an exciting time, it can also unfortunately bring the dread that comes with finally looking at your student loan bill. Things just got real.

What Happens When You're Highly Educated But Experience Discontent

Karen Henson Jones | Posted 06.18.2015 | Business
Karen Henson Jones

I began to wonder if people are inherently unhappy in corporations, or if they have individual passions that need to be addressed.

5 Ways Women Can Develop Leadership Skills

Dr. Bernice Ledbetter | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women
Dr. Bernice Ledbetter

Remember, your leadership is needed, you don't have to be perfect to be a leader, you just have to be passionate and authentic. The key is to seek out the resources you need, permit yourself to pursue a leadership position and empower yourself to seize it.

7 Intangible Lessons From My First Year At Harvard Business School

Sparsh Agarwal | Posted 06.04.2015 | Business
Sparsh Agarwal

Regardless of what the future looks like, to be relevant, schools have to provide learning beyond the academic curriculum. It's the soft skills/intangibles that have shaped my experience at Harvard Business School so far.

The Best Way to Pay Less for Your MBA

CommonBond | Posted 06.03.2015 | Education

The best way to pay less for business school is simply "getting the right loans." Let's be honest.

The CFA Is a Scam

Lewis Krell | Posted 06.02.2015 | Business
Lewis Krell

This coming Saturday, well over 100,000 hopeful and aspiring financiers will sit down in desks all across the world and attempt to pass one of the three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam.

Why Writers Make Great Employees

Jim Sollisch | Posted 05.15.2015 | Business
Jim Sollisch

When I finished my MA in English in 1982, I was completely unqualified to do anything but teach composition or Intro to Lit as an adjunct instructor at universities. The business world was another country. I had no passport. I didn't know the language. And I was afraid the inhabitants were barbarians.

Why Business School Rankings Have the Wrong Metrics of Success

Daniela Papi | Posted 06.02.2015 | Impact
Daniela Papi

If business schools are designed to shape the future by educating our future global business leaders, then the measurement of success should be on how well those business leaders are doing at shaping the world. But that is not what we are measuring.

Retail Chatter #9

June Haynes | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
June Haynes

It has been months since my last article. The absence was due in part to my preparation of a speaking engagement at the Luxury Lab conference last month in São Paulo, Brazil.

Former Student Honors St. Charles, Michigan Teacher

Geoff Koboldt | Posted 05.07.2015 | Education
Geoff Koboldt

Imagine being a teacher and walking into the chemistry lab only to see the room engulfed with the sight of black smoke and the smell of burnt oil due to a chemistry reaction gone wrong.

How to Hire Good Candidates

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Geri Spieler

Recruiting and staffing a company is time-consuming and complex. The pressure to fill an opening has as much pressure for the employer as it has for the candidate. In fact, there is more pressure for the employer as a bad hire is very expensive on may levels.

Using Mindful Leadership to Prepare for Life After Business School

Jonathan Cook | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
Jonathan Cook

Every other Wednesday, I get the opportunity to take perspective students out for lunch and answer any questions they have about life at NYU Stern. Over the course of the meal, we talk about our backgrounds, reasons to go to business school, and our future aspirations.

Running Fast and Slow on Intuition: Reflections of a Graduating MBA

Minh Chau | Posted 06.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Minh Chau

With classes already ended and graduation looming, I wanted to reflect on the lessons that have impacted me the most in the past two years. I can write about all the things I've learned in the classroom, but that would be pedantic. Besides, I think this wonderful journey has taught me more through experience than through pedagogy.

Leading as Being (Not Just Doing)

Daniela Papi | Posted 06.27.2015 | Impact
Daniela Papi

As I sat in the annual gathering of Skoll Scholars last week, I was reminded that leading is about "being," not just "doing." This annual gathering brought together scholarship students spanning the full 10 years of the Skoll Scholarship Program.

Be Like a Magpie

Kevin O'Leary | Posted 06.19.2015 | Business
Kevin O'Leary

As you do your job, and do it well, gather everything shiny and useful and bring it back to your nest -- like a magpie. I'm not talking about stealing office supplies. I'm talking about gathering skills, learning how an industry works, and figuring out what kind of team you'll need around you when the time comes to go out on your own.

The Leap Into Business in Poland

John Feffer | Posted 05.27.2015 | World
John Feffer

Bogdan Lapinski and I talked about what it was like to get the first IKEA stores up and running in Poland, the tension between resistance and rapprochement in Polish culture, and why the changes of 1989 came along at just the right time in his life.

What My MBA Taught Me About Being ‘Different'

Emily Douglas-McNab | Posted 05.20.2015 | Women
Emily Douglas-McNab

While traveling for work, I sat next to a 26-year-old woman on a plane to Austin, Texas. She helped me relive a moment from my past that continues to be a reminder of the importance of being comfortable with who you are, especially if what you believe makes you "different."