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HBS Moms Juggle Parenting and Studies

Malaika is a Swahili word which means Angel. It is also the name that my sectionmate Eme Uzoebo chose for her newborn daughter a few weeks ago. Eme, an RC student from Nigeria attended classes up until a few hours before giving birth to her second child. She spent just two weeks on a maternity…

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Alumni Perspective

Harbus: Before we dive into things, would you introduce yourself, please.Shafer: My name is Paul Shafer. I entered the MBA class in 1977, when invited. I graduated on time in 1979, likely in the middle third of the class. Since my career started in 1975 (before HBS), I have worked as an information technology (IT)…

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Students gain Unique Exposure to Board Governance

With $26 billion annually donated to charitable organizations and 8.3 percent of wages and salaries paid in the United States coming from the nonprofit sector, there is a significant portion of the US economy and population focused on making a difference. Collectively, we are faced with the task of learning how to use these resources…

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Harvard Business School: The Acrostic Poem

Just in case you don’t know what acrostic means:acrostic n. A poem or series of lines in which certain letters, usually the first in each line, form a name, motto, or message when read in sequence. H is for HBS Ventures and their ripoff prices. “Fleeces! Hot fleeces, straight outta the factory!” or “Panoramics! Get…

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HBS Blades Capture Tuck MBA Hockey Tournament Championship

How do you know it’s time to head home after an HBS weekend trip? For Craig Lund (NH) and his HBS Blades teammates, it wasn’t the pressure of reading cases or a long drive home from Dartmouth. When the referee of the championship game at the annual Tuck MBA Hockey Tournament ejected Lund with the…

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50 Things Everyone Should Do Before They Graduate

1. Teach a classmate something about your country, state or hometown2. Do something that scares you (e.g. hangliding, wallclimbing, asking a sectionmate on a date)3. Learn a new skill unrelated to your MBA (squash, skiing, flip cup, how to tie a knot in a cherry stem with your tongue…)4. Take all of the keys off…

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Alumni Perspective – Gerald Chertavian, MBA 1992

This marks the first in a series of alumni interviews on Careers in Social Enterprise. Gerald Chertavian’s path thus far has been unique, interesting and inspiring. Starting his career on Wall Street as an officer of the Chemical Banking Corporation, he moved on to become the head of marketing at Transnational Financial Services in London….

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A Celebration of Dynamic Women in Business

Female professionals and MBA students from across the nation gathered for The Dynamic Women in Business Conference, organized by the Women’s Student Association (WSA), held at Harvard Business School on Saturday, January 27. As one of the largest conferences on campus, more than 900 participants packed into Burden Auditorium, including a group of 17 young…

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Community Development Silo – Baton Rouge Area Foundation

A team of eight MBA students and one HBS research associate worked with the Baton Rough Area Foundation to develop a strategic plan for the reintegration of the thousands of storm evacuees that are still living in FEMA trailer parks seventeen months after the storm. This task has proven to be an enormously complex challenge…

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The First NYC Sports Trek

The HBS Business of Sports Club embarked on their first ever solo New York City Sports Trek on January 11 and 12. With months of careful preparation and planning, the 15 member contingent enjoyed a once in a lifetime experience, visiting the nation’s premier sports leagues, teams, and venues. The trek started on Thursday with…

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This Month from Baker Library

A CENTENNIAL MOMENT1971: Gloria Steinem at Baker 100Gloria Steinem stopped at HBS on a speaking tour to promote the new Women’s Liberation Movement. The September 30, 1971 issue of The HarBus News featured Steinem on the cover with the heading: “Superwoman speaks Friday.” BTW, women made up 4 percent of the MBA class that year;…

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HBS Publishing Releases Six-Word Books

Ernest Hemingway once wrote an entire story in only six words: “For sale: baby shoes, never used.” He widely proclaimed that it was his best work, besides his other famous six-word story, “The Old Man and the Sea.” Now, HBS Publishing has decided to release its own line of six-word books for busy executives who…

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The Labor of Love

What it means to lead a family enterprise after leaving the walls of HBS. One of the many perspectives that I have come to cherish in our diverse community is the one which comes from my classmates who have a commitment to go home and work in their families’ enterprises. No doubt there are rewards…

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HBS Moms Juggle Parenting and Studies

Malaika is a Swahili word which means Angel. It is also the name that my sectionmate Eme Uzoebo chose for her newborn daughter a few weeks ago. Eme, an RC student from Nigeria attended classes up until a few hours before giving birth to her second child. She spent just two weeks on a maternity…

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Developing Your Stage Presence

The Public Speaking Club invited HBS Alum, Businessman and Entrepreneur Stever Robbins to lead 200 participants on how to develop a powerful stage presence. Stage presence. You will probably be happy to know that you do not need prior acting or theatre experience to possess this useful quality. Nor do you have to be born…

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Low Risk, High Reward: My Experience as an HBS Leadership Fellow

My work is motivated by one number-30%. It underlies every investment proposal that I develop, every business plan that I analyze and every engagement with my teammates and our external partners. It’s a pesky number; one that hasn’t changed much despite billions of dollars of public investment.ΓΏ At the same time, it’s a grounding number,…

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How To Think and Speak Well-On the Spot!

Professor Dale Deletis, the first in a series of outstanding speakers presented by the Public Speaking Club, gives students advice on how to effectively communicate in case discussions and beyond. How do I deliver better quality comments in class? How do I organize my comments so they do not sound rambling? How do I participate…

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Two HBS Teams Make it to Final Four at Wharton Hogfest

Trophy is wrested from defending champions HBS-A in a nail-biting finish; HBS-B posts best performance ever in an MBA tournament. Philadelphia, October 7 – After a dominating run through the round-robin league of the 2006 Hogfest MBA Rugby Tournament hosted by Wharton, two-time defending champions HBS-A met their match in Wharton-A. The team had been…

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When Dumb Luck Happens to Smart People

“Luck is my middle name. Mind you, my first name is Bad.” -Terry Pratchett On the plane ride back from Houston last weekend, I resisted the temptation to watch Lindsey Lohan in the movie Just My Luck. This movie got me to thinking, though. Luck sure has been in my face in two classes I…

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POCD-Prisoners, Opportunity, Context, Deal

In a presentation hosted by the Social Enterprise Club, Catherine Rohr, founder and executive director of the Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP), and Chris Quadri, PEP grant writer and former program participant, shared how PEP is changing the lives of inmates. One hundred thousand dollars in sales per week, 90% net margin, 90% repeat business. As…

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Rugby A-Team Shows New London Who Is Boss

In its game on Sunday, September 24, against the New London County RFC, the A-side from HBS scored an emphatic 15-7 win. For those who are accustomed to reading about more crushing defeats scored by the HBS A-side against MBA teams from Wharton or Stanford, let me provide a gentle reminder that this is the…

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Election Madness

As can happen, I was sitting in a bar the other day and overheard a conversation that went like this: “He’s not running. Definitely not-he just told me.” “But he was running before the MBA program even started. He has been inviting people to parties everywhere. He even designed Analytics t-shirts.” “Yep, but he is…

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TechMedia: Latest Trends in Online Communications

On Monday, September 11, TechMedia kicked off the year with its first speaker presentation on the “Latest Trends in Online Communication”. Brad Garlinghouse, MBA class of 1997, was greeted by a packed room filled with TechMedia members, eager RC’s, and even a handful of Exec Ed students. Brad engaged the audience in a lively discussion…

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The Download – Networking 101

Sure, you have survived your first few weeks of classes. By now, you might have managed to memorize the names of most of your sectionmates. But how will you keep track of the additional 1000 other great contacts that you will potentially encounter during your two year stint at HBS? This week’s technology column is…

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The Best of Both Worlds

An Interview with Terilyn Dumas (JD/MBA Student) Terilyn Dumas is a third-year student in the JD/MBA program. She entered Harvard Law School in the fall of 2004 after graduating from Howard University in Washington, DC, where she majored in International Business and Finance. A native of Macon, Georgia, Terilyn is one of very few students…

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Letter From The Dean

Though I have been at HBS for awhile, first as a student, then as a faculty member, and now as dean, I still feel a tremendous sense of anticipation and excitement when the School returns to its full level of activity each September. It’s a great time to be on campus. This year we greet…

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Letter From the Dean

Dear MBA students, I am honored to have been asked to continue as dean of Harvard Business School. HBS in general, and the MBA program in particular, have been the central part of my life for a long time, and I learned very quickly after arriving as a student (and firmly believe today) that this…

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And A Year Goes By.

It is hard to believe that a year has sped by so fast. Only yesterday, I was setting my first tentative steps onto Spangler Lawn. Since then there have been many memories to cherish, a number of which I owe to the HBS Rugby Club (HBS RFC). My reason for joining was quite simple –…

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Patrick Kuhse: Former White-Collar Federal Inmate

“Five knocks always means the FBI: never six, never four,” explained Patrick Kuhse, former federal inmate, in an entertaining and well-attended talk to an audience of MBA and AMP students Tuesday, April 18. Mr. Kuhse detailed the eight errors in critical thinking that led him on a journey from successful stockbroker to white-collar criminal, international…

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