Section Rundown – SECTION B

Section B PersonalityLaid back and no drama from day one, however the irony is that pretty much everyone is President of some club (perhaps this is an indication that HBS has too many positions.but we like to think otherwise). Mascot-Due to our laid back nature we never really decided, however several come to mind: Bees,… Continue reading Section Rundown – SECTION B

The Dating Write-Up: Best Practices for Finding Love in B-School

In FRC and LCA, we have learned that despite a firm demonstrating outstanding profitability, a lack of robust controls and boundary systems can result in a company culture that undermines the entire business. It is imperative that the HBS dater consider how she or he can set up mechanisms that both encourage positive behavior in… Continue reading The Dating Write-Up: Best Practices for Finding Love in B-School

Media Habits at HBS – Lessons from HBS’s Favorite Game

Applying the lessons and theories from classroom discussion to the real world can be difficult. Luckily HBS students have found a creative way to apply our knowledge Do you know how to lie? Surely, during LCA, we’ve all debated the merits and demerits of lying (or should I euphemize by referring to it as “bluffing”)?… Continue reading Media Habits at HBS – Lessons from HBS’s Favorite Game

The End of the Affair

About eighteen months ago I fell in love. It wasn’t love at first sight: on the contrary it followed a long and tumultuous courtship, and I entered into it with a healthy dose of British cynicism. I wasn’t expecting to fall for HBS. I hadn’t even really intended to do an MBA. I had been… Continue reading The End of the Affair

The Name Game

This week I’ve decided to look at sex in the gender, rather than procreational sense. The main reason for this, other than being anxious not to appear too one-sided a columnist, is that I had several experiences during Hell Week that have exemplified all of the delights and downsides of having a gender-inspecific name. Anyone… Continue reading The Name Game

A Lesson from the Class of 1959

Jonathan reminds readers of their higher responsibility to impact the world as Harvard Business School students. Every now and again we take for granted that we have a special work to accomplish. And for those of us who have a fierce competitive spirit, we look not to others, but rather through our own eyes and… Continue reading A Lesson from the Class of 1959

Thoughts on Summers' Resignation from Harbus Readers

“Summers, from allÿI could learn, was a breath of fresh air for the University.ÿ True, he rattled some sacrocant cages and may not have been the relatively-passive or quiescent leader in the mold of Rudenstein or Pusey, but on the other hand, he was willing to challenge centuries-old shibboleths about how the joint should be… Continue reading Thoughts on Summers' Resignation from Harbus Readers

On-Campus Interview Series: A Man Of Many Talents

This week I interview my section’s (NJ) former TOM professor, who, as you will see has a diverse and interesting set of sporting interests, although all of us in Section J know his real passion is operations at Toyota and Zara. Writing an article about a former prof reminds me of the delicate balance that… Continue reading On-Campus Interview Series: A Man Of Many Talents