Today, I’ll leave you with Marc Andreessen’s recent talk at Stanford Business School: At about the 26 minute mark in the video, Marc Andreessen says… There are No Silver Bullets, There are Only Lead Bullets So true, in blogging, and everything else. The post There are No Silver Bullets, There are Only Lead Bullets appeared first on GeekEstate Blog.
In a recent post on the Harvard Business School website, Columbia University professor Rita Gunther McGrath pointed out the fallacies in many business’ methods of cutting costs. Companies can learn a lot about management from McGrath’s fascinating points. Substituting talent and honesty for the bottom line: why it doesn’t work McGrath took issue with a [...]
THIS week our correspondents look at business schools: the challenges facing their business models, the impact of MOOCs and why some of them are building fancier campuses
Managers, of either sex, tended to hire men over women when the criteria was math skills, three business school professor found. It happened even when women had measurably better math skills.
Luis von Ahn says Duolingo never would have succeeded with the mindset they teach you in business school. "It works better if it's a free-for-all," he says. Luis von Ahn was a curious kid. He spent weekends exploring his parents' candy factory in Guatemala, sifting through the machinery and trying to understand how it all worked. Show More Summary
Until I was a small business owner, I never thought about what went into running a business. They seemed to run themselves, as far as I was concerned. I didn't go to business school, nor did I claim to understand the inner workings of a successful business. Show More Summary
I know that many of you can't get enough of Elon Musk, one of the rare entrepreneurs who is tackling big problems in difficult industries because he thinks they're going to make the biggest difference to the future of humanity.
Every year for the last four years, Fred Wilson has been kind enough to come up from NYC and join my Harvard Business School class. It is always entertaining, enlightening and fun. As always, I asked the 80 students in...
David Gilboa founded the innovative eyewear e-commerce company Warby Parker with his Wharton Business School buddies Neil Blumenthal, Andrew Hunt, and Jeffrey Raider back in 2010. Since then, the brand has sold more than half-a-million...Show More Summary
Former SAC portfolio manager Mathew Martoma is no longer a graduate of Stanford's business school. A university official told the Wall Street Journal's Melissa Korn that Martoma, who was convicted of insider trading in February, does...Show More Summary
Mathew Martoma, the former SAC Capital Advisors trader convicted of insider trading in February, can no longer say he has a degree from Stanford Graduate School of Business. The business school now says it has not awarded a degree to Mr. Martoma.
Is there any advanced degree more worthless than the MBA? My wife and I went to the same elite business school, and she jokes that I'm the only person there who learned anything, because I was actually interested in the content of the program and not the credential. Show More Summary
A Stanford Business School professor explains why you must address conflict within your management team. "Power is my mistress. I have worked too hard at her conquest to allow anyone to take her away from me." --Napoleon Bonaparte, 1804 Research over the past two decades has established the panoptic effect of power on people. Show More Summary
One month after Microsoft announced Satya Nadella as its new CEO, predecessor Steve Ballmer made an appearance at the Saïd Business School, part of England’s Oxford University, where he discussed... Keep reading ?
“We would have a stronger position in the phone market today if I could redo the last 10 years.” — Steve Ballmer Former Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer spoke candidly at the Saïd Business School in Oxford, U.K, according to a …
Every business graduate today needs a portfolio of social media skills. That's what Mark Burgess, co-author of "The Social Employee," president of Blue Focus Marketing, and adjunct professor at several top business schools recently shared with me. Show More Summary
This is a guest post by Mariana Zanetti, who earned her MBA degree from one of Europe’s top business schools and has more than 12 years of international marketing experience in three countries. She is the author of The MBA Bubble and shared this post in response to an earlier Man Vs. Debt post by Joan […]
Can a fetish get you fired? It sure can — just ask the recently canned teacher from the KV Zurich Business School in Switzerland. He forgot to turn off the overhead projector that was connected to his laptop, so when … More » The post You Won’t Believe Why Teacher at KV Zurich Business School Got Fired appeared first on EveryJoe.
A Swiss business school teacher accidentally taught his students more than they bargained for when he forgot to turn off the overhead projector before browsing sexy videos of amputees. Read more...
In 1999, 9 out of the top 10 business schools in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings were located in the U.S., but by 2010 the number had declined to 6.