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8 All-Star Entrepreneurs Who Didn't Bother With A Master's Degree

Greg Voakes | Posted 02.27.2012 | Small Business
Greg Voakes

Believe it or not, it is possible to get filthy rich without spending half of your life in school.

The Social Entrepreneur's Dilemma

Patrick FitzGerald | Posted 02.26.2012 | Small Business
Patrick FitzGerald

In order to make a potentially game-changing idea a long-standing reality, it's highly recommended that social entrepreneurs look at their business model and ask a very simple question: Could my company be a profitable one?

Pitch-A-Thons Give Startups In Second-Tier Cities Investor Love

Reuters | Posted 12.20.2011 | Small Business

(By Deborah L. Cohen - Reuters) - The crowd was restless as startups, investors, MBA students and a host of entrepreneurial wannabes waited in anticip...

For Entrepreneurs' Success, the Right Product is More Important than an M.B.A.

Frank Farwell | Posted 02.11.2012 | Small Business
Frank Farwell

Until you find The Product, nothing else will end up mattering. Without it, any seed money you raise or savings you invest will soon go down the tubes, you'll have a pile of debt you probably won't be able to pay, and you'll need your old job back--if you can get it.

5 Myths About MBAs

Ming Chen | Posted 01.02.2012 | Business
Ming Chen

Is the MBA no longer about training tomorrow's captains of industry? While, certainly, a few bad apples have given MBAs an aura of infamy, I'd like to bust a few commonly held myths about MBAs.

Why So Few Women In Business School?

The New York Times | Posted 12.20.2011 | Women

For years, companies seeking to improve women's representation at the top tiers of business have relied on tactics like increasing child-care options,...

Women Ask, But Men Don't Have To

Ilene H. Lang | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business
Ilene H. Lang

Women do ask -- but get little in return. Equally skilled men advance farther and more quickly than their female peers. The $4600 pay gap that starts from day one grew to more than $31,000 several years down the track -- even when women asked.

The Evolution Of The MBA (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 11.27.2011 | College

More people take the GMAT in America than any other country. Harvard's first Master of Business Administration -- or MBA -- class had 47 students. The...

New Ranking Spotlights Business Education That Works for the Planet

Judith Samuelson | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business
Judith Samuelson

Business educators are stepping up to the plate to bring the so-called "soft stuff" -- like values, ethical considerations and long term environmental impacts -- right smack into the B-school classroom.

Applications To Full-Time M.B.A. Programs Drop

The Chronicle of Higher Education | Katherine Mangan | Posted 11.13.2011 | College

Applications to full-time M.B.A. programs in the United States and abroad declined this year for the third straight year, according to a report releas...

Applications For Home Mortgages Slip After Sharp Jump

Posted 09.26.2011 | Business

Applications for U.S. home mortgages slipped last week after a sharp jump the week before and as interest rates edged up, an industry group said on We...

Applications For Mortgages Surge On Refinancing Demand

Posted 09.19.2011 | Business

Applications for home mortgages surged last week, racking up the biggest increase in four months on a flood of refinancing demand as interest rates re...

It's a Great Time to Start a Small Business

Frank Farwell | Posted 09.07.2011 | Business
Frank Farwell

It sounds counter-intuitive, maybe even nuts. But it's true -- times like this can be a great time to cut your teeth as an entrepreneur

Many More People Suddenly Applying For Mortgages

Posted 08.15.2011 | Business

Applications for home mortgages saw their biggest jump in three months last week, fueled by demand for refinancing as interest rates continued to fall...

The Relevant MBA

Joe Thomas | Posted 07.25.2011 | College
Joe Thomas

I believe that the MBA is more relevant today than ever before. But today's MBA, both in product and in person, is not "your father's MBA."

Do Corporate Women's Groups Matter?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.21.2011 | Business
Dr. Peggy Drexler

We're starting to see the term "gender fatigue." We've been talking so long about female equality in the workplace that it feels like arguing that women should have the right to vote.

Why I'm Signing the MBA Oath

Daniel Arrigg Koh | Posted 07.13.2011 | College
Daniel Arrigg Koh

As public opinion of business leaders is near an all-time low, signing the MBA Oath sends a message that MBA graduates recognize the influence business has on society and are ready to shoulder the ethical responsibility that comes with that.

Graduating MBAs Are Ill Equipped to Lead Firms in Uncertain Times

Judith Samuelson | Posted 07.12.2011 | Business
Judith Samuelson

The purpose of finance is to allocate capital efficiently. We'd better ensure the next generation of leaders in finance have learned that efficiency means so much more than a narrow focus on profit maximization.

Should You Wait to Start an MBA Program?

Christie Garton | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Christie Garton

If you're a business student, the odds are you've probably considered earning your MBA. However, before you proceed, here are some things you should consider.

Safaris, Education and Second Bodies for the Disabled

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Karin Kloosterman

Her avatar is a blond bombshell. Not that my cousin isn't cute. But her avatar in Second Life is her fantasy self -- the one who is busty, blond, who ...

Zach Carter

Liberal Think Tank Parrots Bank Lobby

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The following is produced in partnership with The Dylan Ratigan Show's weeklong "No Way To Live" series on the financial crisis and its impact on ordi...

Home Loan Demand Drops To Lowest Level In A Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Mortgage applications tumbled to their lowest level in nearly a year as a six-week-long rise in interest rates took a significant...

Artist-Run Businesses Matter

Karen Atkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Karen Atkinson

Some say artists are not good for anything but making art. Others believes artists should leave the business of art to dealers. They're both wrong.

The Top 5 Green MBA Programs In America (Probably The World)

Karin Kloosterman | Posted 12.07.2011 | Green
Karin Kloosterman

With the recent economic recession, the business world is unfortunately looking as grim as our planet's environmental condition. Business is waning, m...

Dear Entrepreneur, Think Cash, Not Ideas

Anthony Tjan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Anthony Tjan

People and business models should always trump the idea and market. So why are tech and pharma and other sexy ideas considered darlings, while coffee shops aren't?