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Former Apple engineer creates incredible new furniture design

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

Royalty Capital: A New Solution to an Old Problem

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

How One Millennial Paid Down $90k Grad School Debt In A Year

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.

Getting Into Harvard Business School? What Are Your Odds? The HBS Whisperer Knows

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

Getting Into Harvard Business School? What Are Your Odds? The HBS Whisperer Knows

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

Second US orchestra chief goes walkabout

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 […]

Here is the newest face at the Federal Reserve

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 […]

What This Harvard Business School Graduate Learned From a Geisha

Vicky Tsai's business school internship became a nightmare. A chance meeting in Japan ended it.

Why ESG Factors Matter

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.

7 incredibly useful lessons I learned from Harvard Business School's new online course

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

The most elite students in America have had it with investment banking

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 took Harvard Business School's new pre-MBA course online — and it is definitely worth the 150 hours and $1,500

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

The 31 most successful Harvard Business School graduates of all time

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

Study: Daughters of Working Mothers Earn More

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.

Is the 1 Percent That Different From the Rest of Us? 

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

Harvard Business School Report Promotes Oudated Energy Vision

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

If You Bring Reusable Bags To The Grocery Store, You Might Buy More Junk Food

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

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

Here's why Harvard Business School is lightyears ahead of the tech industry when it comes to gender equality

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

A New Study Says Grocery Shoppers Buy More Junk Food If They Bring Their Own Bags

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

Olympic Figure Skater Sasha Cohen Is Engaged And Showing Off Her Gorgeous Bling!

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! [...]

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