Articles by Stephanie Horvath

  • Don’t Go to Paris for the Half Marathon

    Don’t Go to Paris for the Half Marathon

    by on March 10th, 2014

    It sounds like a really good idea—run my first half marathon in beautiful Paris. Be inspired by views of Notre Dame, the Bastille, and the Eiffel Tower as you crank out 13.1 miles on foot. Finish the race with … Read More

  • London, Baby! Favorite Spots from a Weekend in The Big Smoke

    London, Baby! Favorite Spots from a Weekend in The Big Smoke

    by on February 15th, 2014

    Welcome to London! When we found out we were moving to Switzerland, I pictured lots of weekend getaways to fabulous European cities. This past weekend, we had our first to London. I know that London in February sounds … Read More

  • It’s OK to Suck at Stuff

    It’s OK to Suck at Stuff

    by on February 5th, 2014

    Nick and I stood in front of the chairlift, fully kitted out in our rented skis and brand new snow pants. All around us, Swiss skiers and snowboarders queued up to sail into the clouds without a care in the world. … Read More

  • The 4 Signs of Fantasy Football Season

    The 4 Signs of Fantasy Football Season

    by on September 5th, 2013

    It’s football season again, which means it’s fantasy football season. I don’t play but my husband does. Just as the leaves changing colors signal autumn, there are subtle signs in our house that Fantasy Season has … Read More

  • I’m Upside Down Again

    I’m Upside Down Again

    by on February 19th, 2013

    I started this blog when my life had turned upside down. I left a journalism career to gamble on an MBA, a direction I never planned my life to take. The blog gave me a great way to take it all in and process the new … Read More

  • I am Liz Lemon

    I am Liz Lemon

    by on December 2nd, 2012

    My husband often compares me to Liz Lemon from 30 Rock. I think it’s partly because I tend to spill food on myself and partly because I don’t pay careful attention to those little personal details, like whether … Read More

  • I’m Thankful For Change

    I’m Thankful For Change

    by on November 27th, 2012

    Today (Nov 22) seems like a good day to start blogging again. Not because it’s Thanksgiving, but because once again my life is on the edge of a big change. I started this blog in 2009 because my life was heaving with … Read More

  • What’s Really Going to Get Me Through

    What’s Really Going to Get Me Through

    by on August 17th, 2012

    In the last month I’ve been lucky enough to spend time with many of the people I adore. That happens when you attend your b-school reunion. And when you get married. We’ll get to the wedding part later. First, the … Read More

  • Get Some Sleep!

    Get Some Sleep!

    by on December 2nd, 2011

    Arianna Huffington came to speak at work a few weeks ago. I wasn’t sure what I’d think of the writer turned politician turned online journalism pioneer. I expected arrogant and out of touch and instead found her … Read More

  • Advice for MBA Students Who Hate Networking

    Advice for MBA Students Who Hate Networking

    by on November 13th, 2011

    And for any b-school student who’s wondering, yes, recruiting is WAY easier from this side. I hated networking events as a student. The whole mating ritual felt so fake. I ask questions and make nice and the recruiters … Read More

  • Welcome Back to the Real World!

    Welcome Back to the Real World!

    by on September 13th, 2011

    I am six weeks back into the working world, and to my surprise, little has changed since I left. The job and city are new, but the emotions and experiences are very similar to how I felt at every new job. And there’s … Read More

  • An MBA’s Prayer for Her Future Self

    An MBA’s Prayer for Her Future Self

    by on April 26th, 2011

    I’ve had a lot of guest speakers in class this quarter, most of them alums ranging from five to 45 years out of Darden. Most of the time, they inspire awe and I leave the class thinking, “I hope I can be half as … Read More

  • Dubai: Largest, tallest, bestest

    Dubai: Largest, tallest, bestest

    by on March 26th, 2011

    I just returned from a weeklong class in the United Arab Emirates where the theme is “superlatives.” The nation — or, more specifically its two richest emirates, Dubai and Abu-Dhabi — is rich with oil money and … Read More