When former Apple engineer Brad Sewell moved from California to Boston to attend Harvard Business School, he quickly became frustrated with the state of the furniture market. “I had this taste in quality, Sewell told Entrepreneur, “but a budget that was like ‘graduated IKEA’. Show More Summary
As a student at Harvard Business School, I wrote a paper questioning a basic idea: are debt and equity the best forms of capital for entrepreneurs? The answer, I concluded, was "not always." In doing so, I promoted an alternative: royalty capital. Show More Summary
Joe Mihalac was excited to be attending Harvard Business School. Until he realized his student debt would keep him earning the same money as before. Here's how he broke the cycle in seven months.
For the past 20 years, I've been telling applicants from banking, tech, consulting and even non-profits what their chances are. I have a regular feature, "Handicapping Your Elite MBA Odds," on the leading business school blog Poets & Quants, and would like to share some of my predictions below. Show More Summary
For the past 20 years, I, the Harvard Business School "whisperer" (Fortune), have been telling applicants from banking, tech, consulting and even non-profits what their chances are. I have a regular feature, "Handicapping Your EliteShow More Summary
Deborah Borda is vacating the helm of the LA Phil this fall to teach college at Harvard Business School. She is, as always, a trendsetter. Now Anne Parsons has told Detroit Symphony she’s taking a sabbatical. She sure needs one after pulling the orch out of dire straits, but we can’t have all the world’s […]
A Harvard Business School professor and former executive at Goldman Sachs will take the helm next month at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, just weeks before a pivotal meeting of the nation’s central bank on whether to start withdrawing its support for the U.S. economy. Robert Steven Kaplan, 58, will succeed frequent Fed critic […]
Vicky Tsai's business school internship became a nightmare. A chance meeting in Japan ended it.
Dr. Robert Eccles, professor at Harvard Business School & board member at TruValue Labs, discusses sustainability trends, company sustainability reporting, and environmental, social and governance data.
I recently spent 11 weeks from April through July taking a new online course from Harvard Business School. Called HBX CORe (Credential of Readiness), it's a "pre-MBA" course that tackles the basics of statistics, economics, and accounting using HBS's case study method and a proprietary user experience. Show More Summary
Harvard Business School graduates are some of the most sought-after new hires in the world. They're among the top choices for companies in just about every industry — including Wall Street investment banks. It turns out, however, many...Show More Summary
I recently spent 11 weeks from April through July taking an online course from Harvard Business School. As a "pre-MBA" course, Harvard's HBX CORe (Credential of Readiness) covered the basics of statistics, economics, and accounting using the case study method. Show More Summary
If you want to be an executive, billionaire, or US president, it's a good idea to go to Harvard Business School. Harvard offered the world's first master's in business administration program, and the Harvard MBA has since been a hallmark of the elite, with George W. Show More Summary
A recently published Harvard Business School survey found that not only were daughters of working women more likely to be employed themselves, but they were also more likely to earn more. Sons of working mothers actually tended to become more attentive fathers, spending 7.5 hours a week more with their children and 25 minutes more on chores.
Last year, Harvard Business School asked 55,000 people what they thought CEOs were earning compared to blue-collar workers. The median American guessed 30-to-1, a far cry from the actual estimate of 354-to-1. Myles Little, an associate photo editor at Time, sees a lot of photography related to wealth inequality. Show More Summary
There has been so much good news about business embracing renewable energy that I almost didn't give it a second thought when a Harvard Business School report called "America's Unconventional Energy Opportunity" landed on my desk. Subtitled...Show More Summary
Bringing your own bags to the supermarket? According to a new study, that's probably not as good for your diet as it is for the environment. The study, which was conducted by researchers from Harvard Business School and Duke University's...Show More Summary
When I announced I was going to Harvard Business School last Spring, one of the common reactions was, “wow, the old boy’s club?” or “so.. you’re trying to find a place more sexist than tech?” I think this was particularly prevalent because of an article that came out at the time. Show More Summary
Just a normal day at the store. People who grocery shop with their own reusable bags are doing the environment a solid, but, oddly, maybe not their waistlines. Researchers at Duke and Harvard business schools studied 2 million tripsShow More Summary
An Olympic medal isn't the only bling Sasha Cohen is sporting these days! On Monday evening, the pro figure skater announced her engagement to Tom May, a graduate of Harvard's prestigious business school. The two originally met at a Harvard party last year and went on their first date in October. [ Related: Gymnast Nastia Is Engaged! [...]