work-life balance

Jennifer Soffen

The work-life balance is a tricky nut to crack. An elective entitled Founder’s Dilemmas got Jennifer Soffen wondering if her personal life has to suffer in order for her to found a company Read more

Madhavi Rao, MBA/MS at Ross School of Business and the University of Michigan

As she begins the third and final year of her dual programme Madhavi believes that it will be the best one yet Read more

Karen Allardice, Melbourne Business School

The phrase “work-life balance” is a familiar one, but blogger Karen Allardice is putting it into practice with unexpected results Read more

Helen Casey, Imperial Business School EMBA

Juggling the MBA with the rest of her life- both professional and personal – continues to be a challenge for one blogger Read more

Helen Casey, Imperial Business School EMBA

One blogger sets out the steps she took before taking the plunge and deciding to do an MBA Read more

Abhishek Ramanathan, Australian School of Business

So how can you make an intensive 16-month MBA programme, filled with late nights, assignments and exams, even more challenging? Well, you could try doing it with a baby at home. Read more

Alanna Petroff, Saïd Oxford

Selecting what is important in one’s life inevitably means having to make sacrifices in other areas Read more

Michael Cooper, Strathclyde Business School

And so begins another hectic week of MBA life. Read more

Aswini Anburajan, Judge Business School

What do I want to be when I grow up? The average of students on my MBA programme is 30, but most of are still asking that question.

This week at Judge we’re taking a break from classes to focus on personal and professional development with the theme being “Enquire Within.” To me the theme boils down to the same question I was asked when I was five in kindergarten. And the answer feels just as huge, distant, unfathomable and whimsical. Read more