While attending Harvard Business School, Marcela Sapone and Jessica Beck inadvertently came up with a startup idea born from their messy apartments. The two women had hired someone off of Craigslist to come do their laundry and buy their...Show More Summary
New Artist Model - Online Music Business School for Indie Artists Guest post by Jonathan Sexton | CEO Bandposters Take 20% off your first Bandposters order with code “NAMPOSTERLOVE” Before I ran a company, I played hundreds if not thousands of gigs all over the US. Show More Summary
A few years back, my friend Michael was a successful student here at Michigan Ross. With a winning personality, work experience at a top Internet company, and an advanced degree from a prestigious business school, Michael had his pick of post-graduation employers. Show More Summary
In December Business Insider released its sixth annual list of the 50 best business schools in the world — the schools whose MBA programs have the best reputations, highest starting salaries, lowest tuitions, and best job-placement rates. Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management came in at No. Show More Summary
For years the conventional wisdom has been that women value career path flexibility more than men. But a recent national study by Bain & Company of MBA students and graduates from the country’s top business schools find that nearly equal numbers of women and men want to prioritize family and [...]
Harvard Business School Professor Anita Elberse has a decade of research charting the great rise in power top-tier celebrities have in entertainment, both in commanding ever-higher pay and as moguls in their own right able to dictate the terms of engagement and define new business models for themselves. If stars are [...]
As I watched the debate Saturday night, I couldn’t help but think of Goldman Sachs. But not for the reason you might think. When I was in my first year of business school, and interviewing for investment banking positions, the Career Services office had every first year student work up something...
Adam Grant is not your typical business school professor. Just 34, he reached tenure while still in his 20s and finished his doctorate in less than three years. He writes op-eds with Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg and got a book blurb from the likes of J.J. Abrams, the director...
So you’ve been considering getting an MBA. It seems like a foolproof plan, right? After all, the MBA is the degree that opens the doors to the world of business. Never mind the two years out of the workforce or that pesky student loan you’ll be paying off for the next 15 years. Show More Summary
ByRichard Jolly, Adjunct Professor of Organisational Behaviour, London Business School. The Fourth Industrial Revolution took centre stage at Davos this year. It left me with a strong sense that at a time of enormous technological change, individuals will succeed based on their most human traits. Though automation improves operational efficiency, organisations rely [...]
Way too many graduates are going into the for-profit biz, according to a bunch of alums.
Proper management is not only taught in the halls of business schools, or from bad managers you intend never to immolate. On the contrary, management lessons can be found on the football field as well. The 2015-2016 Carolina Panthers is a case study in successful management. Show More Summary
The beginning of a relatively long discussion: The costs of inequality: When a fair shake isn’t, by Alvin Powell, Harvard Staff Writer: It’s a seemingly nondescript chart, buried in a Harvard Business School (HBS) professor’s academic paper. A rectangle, divided...
Adam Grant is not your typical business school professor. Just 34, he reached tenure while still in his 20s and finished his PhD in less than three years. He writes op-eds with Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and got a book blurb from the likes of J.J. Abrams, the director of the new "Star Wars" film. His 2013 book, "Give and Take," which […]
About a decade ago, I was fresh out of business school and had a certain way of looking at things. We’d been taught that businesses operated a certain way. The rules were standard and straightforward: you got a job, stayed with that company, and worked slowly and steadily to make [...]
Here’s another Friday video offering. I admit that when I saw the title Boost Creativity with Humor, featuring this video by Stanford business school prof Jennifer Aaker. As I started it, I was expecting funny. It’s not. But if you want...Show More Summary
By Linda Yueh, Adjunct Professor of Economics, London Business School The UK stock market has fallen into a bear market, meaning that the FTSE 100 is down 20% since last April’s high. Worse, it’s at the same level it was a decade ago, so it has lost all of the gains [...]
By Chris Higson, Associate Professor of Accounting Practice, London Business School Earlier this week, while announcing record results, Apple said it expected that iPhone revenues would start to fall in the next quarter. Apple’s stock price tumbled 5% on the announcement, having already given up a quarter of its value over [...]
The creators of Beauty Lies Truth are advocating for better—and bolder—natural beauty products. It sounds like the start of a joke: A rock star and a Harvard business school student team up and start a beauty blog. But Beauty Lies Truth...Show More Summary
The leadership skills they don't teach you in business school.