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When starting your MBA programme, week one is something you expect to be memorable. Various thoughts run through your mind: will I get off on the right foot? Will I like my classmates? What did I get myself into? I got this. It is a right of passage. You introduce yourself a million times and put your small talking stamina to the test. Read more

The process helps to reflect on professional life if enough time and effort is invested into the questions Read more

High risk: Wharton encourages agressive ambition and is the ideal place to test your limits

“How much did they pay you to give up on your dreams?” This quote from the film Up in the Air, staring George Clooney and Anna Kendrick, poignantly sums up so many of our situations. I am an abstract, creative thinker by nature. My goal was to work in an area such as advertising. However, when recruiting season began at university, I saw that full-time positions in my industry opened the following May, while all my classmates aiming for other industries secured jobs in October at twice my target salary. Read more

I have been away to neighbouring Sweden to discover my leadership style – the trip pushed me out of my comfort zone, but it was a chance to apply theoretical leadership to real tasks Read more

What happened to my first quarter at business school?

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Every Monday morning, Professor Gibbons walked into the lecture theatre with a smile on his face. Read more

Brenden Sheehan shares his top 10 quotes on leadership Read more

On entering the second half of her MBA, Kristina Koch analyses how things change  Read more

Stephen Morse describes what millenials really want  Read more

Timo Marquez values his time spent with various company leaders  Read more

Michael Wieder shares five things he has enjoyed this term Read more

Victoria Michelotti feels empowered after listening to a talk by a civil rights activist Read more

Victoria Michelotti describes her school trip to Japan with nearly 100 classmates Read more

Michael Wieder describes his first week at business school, meeting lecturers and joining societies Read more

Harvard Business School blogger Jennifer Soffen has graduated and now faces a future in which there will be few benchmarks.  Read more

Last week, I walked into the MIT Sloan admissions office conference room for a prospective student lunch. In an effort to spark conversation, on the whiteboard was written, “What is your favourite Sloan memory?” I immediately wrote SVST on the board. Read more

Anne-Marie Conn Favillier believes it is a mistake to ignore emotions in business, they are after all the very base of human behaviour she says. The job of leaders today is to unleash human potential which means embracing emotion Read more

MBA blogger Andrew Radin believes that having a great team stems from developing real relationships.  Read more

Hammad Hussain has finished his MBA programme at IMD. He feels that he has learnt much, however as he resumes his career his eyes are now wide open to new opportunities Read more

Can leadership be taught? Even though she has had classes on the topic Johanna Singer is still unsure Read more

As she graduates from Guanghua School of Management, Diana Mak reflects on the final year of her programme. Her MBA has given her the courage and inspiration to accomplish her goals.  Read more

What is the difference between management and leadership? One blogger has the answer Read more

A talk by the outgoing dean of the University of Stellenbosch Business School provided food for thought for one MBA blogger  Read more

For one MBA blogger her programme is almost at an end. But the final module on leadership and the charity consulting project was an enjoyable finale Read more

The MBA programme gives students the opportunity to understand many aspects of leadership, including the dreaded press conference. Read more