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Episode 4, Go Slow to Go Fast!

Hi Friends, I hope you all enjoyed spring break as much as I did!  My family and I spend 6 wonderful days in sunny San Diego!  Between trips to the beach and the pool, I was thrilled to get some great runs in.  After nearly killing myself with the 14 mile run, I decided that…

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Reflecting on a Case

The article is geared towards RCs and discusses my techniques for learning from the case method. For RCs, this is the first month of experiencing the case method of instruction. There has been a great deal of emphasis placed on preparing the case. This makes sense because without an adequate grasp of the situation and…

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HBS Rugby Club:

As summer turns to fall a wonderful thing happens, no not the crisp cool air or the leaves changing across the Harvard campus, something even better than that. A tradition unlike any other, the HBS Rugby team suits up in their sharp red-and-black uniforms and straps on their cleats as they return to the athletic…

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Meet the new SA Co-Presidents

BRETT What prompted you to run for Co-President? A desire to positively impact our class, work across sections on major projects, motivate peers to get involved and contribute in a lasting way. I love HBS and hope to leave it better than we found it. Why did you choose Justine as your running mate? She’s…

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HBS Takes on Boston!

HBS students and staff are strongly represented at this year’s marathon. Get to know the athletes among you! KENDALL BODNARName: Kendall Bodnar (Partner, NE)Running experience: First Boston, Sixth MarathonBib Number: 27577Race kit (so the fans can identify you!): Naval Postgraduate School Jersey (Blue and Gold Running Tank Top) and grey running shorts.Race goals: Sub 3:30Anything…

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A Rookie’s Journey to Run the Boston Marathon

Revelry – and a Long RunAs I discovered a few days beforehand, my 21-mile, longest-ever training run was scheduled for bright and early the morning after the EC Revelry ball – talk about bad timing.ÿ Safe to say, there was no way I was going to miss my final formal event at HBS in such…

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Going the Distance

This is the fourth in a series of articles following EC Kelly Carson’s quest to run her first marathon through the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge. What it’s all aboutÿAs the time ticks down until the marathon – One month! No, four weeks! No, three weeks! – I can’t help but think about the reasons I’m…

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Going the Distance

This is the third in a series of articles following EC Kelly Carson’s quest to run her first marathon through the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge. The past few weeks have passed by in a blur – run, study, class, eat, hang out with friends, sleep, repeat. and suddenly, there are only six weeks left until…

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Lessons Learned

Determining how much to offer to pay for a company took a long time to get comfortable with.ÿ600 companies were on my target list, I got positive responses from 60 and decided to make offers on 12 of them.ÿ The first one took 3 weeks, the last one 3 days!ÿ PE companies make hundreds of…

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Going the Distance

Saturday, 8:03 a.m.:ÿ I join a group of about 70 Dana Farber Marathon Challenge runners in a few final stretches before heading out for the weekly group run. This is my first run with the other Dana Farber runners, and I’m nervous – because A) there are some seriously hardcore runners here and B) it’s…

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Going the Distance

This is the first in a series of articles following EC Kelly Carson’s quest to run her first marathon through the Dana Farber Marathon Challenge. Justÿone more mile. OK, maybe just a few blocks more. well, how about to that stop sign? God, I hate running.ÿ Two years ago, this was the dialogue that ran…

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Turkey, Reheated

Many people believe that turkey tastes best the next day, slathered in mayonnaise and sandwiched between two slices of white bread.ÿIn general, we do not agree. Leftovers are yesterday’s news, and we like to look forward and continue to tackle the issues that are most important to the Harvard Business School community. But recent events…

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1ST PLACE VICTORY FOR HBS VOLLEYBALL

Congratulations to the HBS Black Volleyball team on their 1st place victory at the Harvard Business School Fall Volleyball Tournament last Saturday, November 14th. Over 100 people attended the tournament from Columbia Business School, MIT Sloan, Harvard Kennedy School, Tepper Business School (Carnegie Mellon), and Wharton for a nine-hour event. HBS Sponsored three teams (Red,…

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Fall and Winter Arts Preview

It’s that time of year again.it’s getting colder, the leaves are changing and the Boston arts scene is in full swing. I know it’s hard to get outside the HBS bubble, particularly since there are no tunnels connecting us to Boston, forcing us to brave the arctic weather.but Boston has so much to offer in…

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Welcoming the Old Boys, Rugby Style

On Saturday, October 10, the HBS Rugby Football Club took the field against its senior counterpart, the HBS Alumni Rugby Football Club (Old Boys). Rarely had we seen such grizzled faces, so many grey hairs, and such antiquated knee, ankle and other protective bracing. The first period was marked by strong rucking and the heavy…

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Individual Volunteering in Boston

I have always adored animals, so when I moved to Boston after college, I jumped at the chance to become a volunteer at the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ adoption center in Jamaica Plain (www.mspca.org). The MSPCA-Angell is a private, non-profit organization that was founded in 1868, making it the second…

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AN INTERVIEW WITH Case Protagonist & HBS Entrepreneur-In-Residence, Jim Sharpe (MBA ’76)

This article is the first in a series of interviews with this year’s Harvard Business School Entrepreneurs-in-Residence. Sponsored by the HBS Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship, the Entrepreneur-in-Residence program invites accomplished entrepreneurs to commit to either a semester or full academic year working with faculty and students on campus. Second-year (EC) students will likely best…

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113th Boston Marathon!

DATE:Monday, April 20, 2009 TIME:Push Rim Wheelchair Start: 9:22 a.m.Elite Women Start: 9:32 a.m.Elite Men & Wave 1 Start: 10:00 a.m.Wave 2 Start: 10:30 a.m. DISTANCE:26 miles, 385 yards (42.195 Kilometers) HISTORY This coming Monday, April 20th – also known as Patriot’s Day – marks the 113th consecutive running of the Boston marathon. From its…

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HBS Goes Cold Turkey!

The wild turkey. Meleagris gallopavo. A prehistoric beast, swift of foot and stout of heart. A fierce fighter and a tender lover. Ben Franklin called it a “true Native of America. a Bird of Courage” and implied that it would be a better emblem for our country than the lazy and cowardly bald eagle. Mr….

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Blind Dates

Six HBS students let the Harbus set them up on blind dates and agreed to share their experiences. Dating on campus? Non-existent? Negligible? More in need of stimulus than the economy? Your crimson cupids are here to change that. We plan to set-up students every month in the hopes of bringing love and laughter to…

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HBS Rugby visits Oxford, Cambridge and London in Historic Tour

Each year, the HBS rugby team participates in the London Business School tournament, with many leaving their loved ones behind to represent the school over Valentine’s Day weekend. Unfortunately, due to the tough economic climate, a number of schools were forced to withdraw and the tournament was cancelled at the last minute. With tickets booked,…

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Entrepreneur Profiles–Bill Fox

What is the name of your company?Ivy Motivation, LLC What industry/ sector would you classify it in?Education services How long has it been running? How many people are involved? One of the Co-Founders has been operating a tutoring business with a similar format since 2001, but Ivy Motivation was founded in January of 2009. There…

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Entrepreneur Profiles–Christopher Cummings

What is the name of your companYCuriosity Media, Inc. What industry/sector would you classify it in?Technology/Media How long has it been running? How many people are involved?Company started in 2005; Website was started in 1999There is one full time Spanish teacher, a part-time programmer, my wife who is the accountant, contractors, and myself What is…

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Entrepreneur Profiles–Matthew Sueoka

What is the name of your company Clear Remit (this is a working name.we will likely rebrand in the near future) What industry/ sector would you classify it in? We are working in the remittance payments sector. How long has it been running? How many people are involved? We are still in the early planning…

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Entrepreneur Profiles–Mike McGlade

What is the name of your company Zoosa What industry/ sector would you classify it in? Social enterprise sector /consumer internet How long has it been running? How many people are involved? Zoosa was formed in June, 2008. There are currently 2 employees. What is the business idea? How will this have an impact on…

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Entrepreneur Profiles–Jacques Lebel, Laurent Kinet

What is the name of your company www.smallgroupdinners.com What industry/sector would you classify it in? Online promotion platform, restaurants How long has it been running? How many people are involved?4 months, 3 people What is the business idea? How will this have an impact on the world? To extend the online promotion platform model to…

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Entrepreneur Profiles–Shelby Clark

What is the name of your company:The jury is still out on the name. I worked at a very successful startup before HBS called Kiva.org, and the President has advised me that we want a short, meaningless word as our company name. This didn’t make much sense to me at first, as I thought the…

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Entrepreneur Profiles–Phil Michaelson

What is the name of your company KartMe.com What industry/ sector would you classify it in? Digital media How long has it been running? How many people are involved? Its been a whirlwind year. I started work on a prototype the spring of RC year and was testing a live Alpha at KartMe.com by the…

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Ten Year Reunion Message

Looking back at the last ten years, I want to start by talking about what is most important to me: my wife. She is truly my life partner, lover, mentor, work-out partner, and best friend. I love the way she challenges me, improves me, and appreciates everything I do for her and the way I…

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