Was I mad to start an executive MBA in the exact same week as a new job? After the first five days running marketing at a PLC, I definitely needed a lie-in. Instead, my alarm attacked me at 5am, set at that ungodly hour so I would have time to get to Surrey for the degree’s induction weekend.

By the time the evening lecture took place on the Saturday, I was struggling to stay awake. And so I committed an act that any self-respecting student would consider shameful on their first Saturday: I slipped off to bed at 9pm. Read more

There will always be managers, regardless of degree or experience, who find it difficult to work with others. But it would be a mistake to bash MBAs based on anecdotal evidence Read more