The Harbus

Adapting to Your New World
Advice, Featured, Features, On Campus, Print Edition

Adapting to Your New World

In his monthly column for the Harbus, Professor Kevin W. Sharer shares his thoughts on the issues facing HBS students. May comes again as we celebrate, encourage, and recognize another 900 or so new HBS graduates. This is a singular honor, privilege, and accomplishment that will always reflect credit upon you and set you apart….

Klarman’s First HBS Show Impresses
Campus News, On Campus, Opinion

Klarman’s First HBS Show Impresses

HBS Executive Education’s Nathaniel Koven reviews No Clue. The 46th HBS Show, No Clue: The Case You Can’t Prepare For, was always going to go down in HBS history as the first theatrical production in the recently-completed Klarman Hall, but what a smashing first it was. This production, which ran April 8–10, was an unalloyed…

Bill Tai on How to Invest in a Unicorn
Industry Insights, Print Edition

Bill Tai on How to Invest in a Unicorn

Zoom’s first investor and noted kiteboarding venture capitalist analyzes the company’s origins; Philip Levinson (HKS ’12) reports. Wall Street is buzzing about the recent IPO of Zoom Video, with its market cap now exceeding $17 billion. But the 2011 origins of the company were quite inauspicious. After the successful Zoom IPO on April 18, venture…

Inner Wellness for Healthy Normals
Health

Inner Wellness for Healthy Normals

We are all perfect, and we could all use a little work. Is this you? Do you sense an aura of stress and anxiety hovering in the air, a bit of shiftlessness as you race through your day, or wander about the world? Are you so used to running that you long for a chance…

Ten Things I Learned as a VC
Advice, Industry Insights

Ten Things I Learned as a VC

Dimi Taslim (MBA ’19) shares some hard lessons learned as a venture investor. Prior to matriculating at HBS, I worked as a VC and led deal sourcing and execution across multiple markets in Asia. I learned many things the hard way. Things they don’t teach in business school. Today I’d like to share some of…

Priorities for 2019: A Conversation with Dean Nohria
Featured, Features, Interview

Priorities for 2019: A Conversation with Dean Nohria

The Harbus Co-Editors-in-Chief Takahashi (MBA ’20) and Ellsworth (MBA ’20) met with the Dean to discuss his strategic outlook for the year. The year 2019 will undoubtedly be a big one, with new opportunities and unique challenges. Major global events such as Brexit, the abdication of Japan’s Emperor Akihito, and the Indian general election are…

Professor Culp’s Master Class
Industry Insights, Kevin Sharer

Professor Culp’s Master Class

Larry Culp is an HBS grad (MBA ’90), enormously successful former CEO of Danaher, subject of several HBS cases, HBS Senior Lecturer, and my good friend. As you may know, since October 2018 he has been on leave from the faculty for services to GE as Chairman and CEO. A bit of full disclosure. I…

Back to Progress: Piloting a Reborn Revolution
Industry Insights, Technology

Back to Progress: Piloting a Reborn Revolution

Shrinking the world at supersonic speed could be a reality in less than a decade, says Sergio Porres (MBA ’19). Innovation and progress have completely transformed the way the world looks, particularly in the last few decades. The pace of scientific development has been breathtakingly fast, with consumers benefiting handsomely, from the rise of electronics…

It’s Colombia, Not Columbia
Travel

It’s Colombia, Not Columbia

Colombia Trek: A week in the land of Magical Realism. Camilo Pabón (MBA ’20) reports, with photography by Stan Chang (MBA ’20). For a week during spring break, 300 students from HBS got to travel around Colombia, visiting Bogotá, Medellín, and Cartagena. For many, this was their first time in the country and their first…

Meet Atomic: Silicon Valley’s Coolest VC That Is Not Actually a VC
Investment, Venture Capital

Meet Atomic: Silicon Valley’s Coolest VC That Is Not Actually a VC

Founded in 2012, this firm launches and funds companies such as Hims and Terminal. Philip Levinson (HKS ’12) reports. Meet Atomic, the firm behind Hims, Terminal, Bungalow, and several other booming venture-backed companies. Before discussing who is behind Atomic, let’s discuss what Atomic is—and what it is isn’t. First, don’t call Atomic a venture capital…

A Conversation with Larry Culp
Featured, Features, Interview

A Conversation with Larry Culp

Tasnia Huque (MBA ’20) discusses GE, LEAD, and career advice with Culp. Danaher CEO turned HBS LEAD Professor turned conglomerate CEO again—Henry Lawrence “Larry” Culp Jr. (MBA ’90) likely needs no introduction. Currently at the helm of General Electric, Larry is no stranger to running Fortune 500 companies. He is, however, the first outsider to…

From the Bronx to Boston: A Virtuous Cycle
Campus News

From the Bronx to Boston: A Virtuous Cycle

Brandon Lovell (MBA ’20) brings 20 high school students from his hometown to HBS. Akash Gupta (MBA ’20) reports. WINGS on Campus Early March was a busy time for Brandon Lovell. In addition to the usual mix of cases, recruiting, and travel, he had been working closely with faculty and staff to plan the perfect…

The Weekender
Advice, Travel

The Weekender

Spring has arrived, and the warmer weather is calling us to emerge from the campus tunnels and explore Boston and beyond. These five “daytrippable” destinations are off-the-beaten-path and capture some of what I love most about the area I call home. 1. Hudson, Massachusetts 1 hour from HBS Formally a shoe-manufacturing town, Hudson has undergone…

Review: Berlin Tech Trek 2018
Travel

Review: Berlin Tech Trek 2018

Niko Stahl (MBA ’19) and Michael Reichard (MBA ’19) report on 48 hours in Europe’s startup capital. This past December, a group of 20+ RC and EC members of the HBS Tech Club experienced how “Software is eating the world” not only applies to tech changing industries but also to tech entrepreneurship transforming local economies….

From the Boardroom to the Stage
Campus News, Club Corner, Featured, Features, Humor

From the Boardroom to the Stage

HBS Show’s Executive Producer Brooke Biederman (MBA ’19) talks with Executive Director Savannah Greene (MBA ’19) about her directing style, insider details from the rehearsal rooms, and the storied show’s first performance in the new Klarman Hall. “HBS Show is one of our most important traditions. It gives us a chance to laugh at ourselves,…

From the Editors’ Desk
News, On Campus, Print Edition

From the Editors’ Desk

C’est le provisoire qui dure (“it’s the makeshift that lasts”). Nestled near the end of the case that RCs were assigned for Friday’s BGIE class, this adage was a thought-provoking highlight amidst a dense and challenging account of Bretton Woods and the liberal world order spanning 15½ pages (plus 14 exhibits—ECs, don’t you miss BGIE?)….

How Well Is HBS Internationalizing?
Featured, Features

How Well Is HBS Internationalizing?

From journalist Thomas Friedman proclaiming that The World Is Flat to sociologist Anthony Giddens observing that in today’s world, “the local and global have become inextricably intertwined,” thought leaders seem to agree that globalization has brought an unprecedented level of social and economic integration at a dizzying pace. An ever-globalizing world has had implications on…

My Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams
On Campus, Print Edition

My Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams

My good friend and classmate, Leila Meliani (MBA ’20), tipped off Black History Month with an amazing reflection on her family history. As she told her story, I couldn’t help but cry and reflect on the pain my ancestors endured so I could be considered human. Even more serendipitous was the shirt she wore which…

Dealing with Anxiety
Kevin Sharer, News, On Campus, Print Edition

Dealing with Anxiety

Recently two former CEOs of large multinational companies (one British and one American) were talking about the most serious mental health problems that exist in the large American and British universities they each chair. Surprisingly the challenge on both sides of the Atlantic and echoed at two university chair meetings they had just attended was…

Innovations and Technologies in CES 2019
Print Edition, Technology

Innovations and Technologies in CES 2019

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was held in Las Vegas between January 8 and 12, 2019, and I attended the event with some of my HBS classmates. CES is the world’s most famous and largest trade show for consumer electronics products. I worked in the corporate venture capital and digital transformation sectors in Asia before…

Planning for the Class of 2040
Campus News, Print Edition

Planning for the Class of 2040

Dean Nohria walked comfortably up and down the aisles of Klarman Hall, pointing occasionally to a slide deck filled with consultant-worthy figures. He was covering the 110-year history of the School as part of the first-ever SA town hall, highlighting the school’s slam dunks while outlining areas for improvement. Like any good manager, he started…

1 2 3 4 9
Want to Sponsor The Harbus?
You can sponsor the Harbus website to reach the Harvard Community. Learn more.
RECENT COMMENTS
FlICKR GALLERY
THEMEVAN

We are addicted to WordPress development and provide Easy to using & Shine Looking themes selling on ThemeForest.

Tel : (000) 456-7890
Email : [email protected]
Address : NO 86 XX ROAD, XCITY, XCOUNTRY.