Articles by The Harbus

  • Make Your Own Ladder

    Make Your Own Ladder

    by on October 20th, 2014

    Regular contributor Patrick Daniel saw Burger King CEO Daniel Schwartz speak on campus last week. Schwartz ascended to the position at 32, and Patrick reflects on what means for climbing the ladder: make your own. When … Read More

  • Introducing Section P

    Introducing Section P

    by on October 19th, 2014

    Pstt… there’s another section that you haven’t heard about. It’s not Section M, X or K. It’s P. Section P for Parents. The membership only requires you to have a baby and lead a very different lifestyle, but … Read More

  • How I Became an Entrepreneur by Mistake

    How I Became an Entrepreneur by Mistake

    by on October 18th, 2014

    As RCs move into recruiting season, and ECs face down its home stretch, Agustina Rosenfeld (HBS MBA ’14) shares her experience charting her career during her time at HBS. There is some truth to John Lennon’s idea … Read More

  • Peter Thiel on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Future of HBS

    Peter Thiel on Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and the Future of HBS

    by on October 12th, 2014

    Billionaire entrepreneur, investor and intellectual Peter Thiel visited HBS recently and Steve Hind had front row seats for his conversation, which was hosted by the Rock Centre for Entrepreneurship. Peter Thiel pays … Read More

  • HBS Partner Column: Venturing Outside the HBS Bubble

    HBS Partner Column: Venturing Outside the HBS Bubble

    by on October 10th, 2014

    Emily Dohse is the partner of an RC student and writes a bi-weekly column on her experiences for the Harbus. This week she shares her experiences, and those of other partners that she’s met and reached out to for her … Read More

  • Where Were You When You Received Your HBS Invite?

    Where Were You When You Received Your HBS Invite?

    by on October 9th, 2014

    It is almost impossible to forget. Most MBA applicants spend months pouring over apps, and months trying to avoid thinking about if they’re going to get in. Current MBA applications top over 190,000 submissions each … Read More

  • HBS’ Best (and Worst) Student Clubs

    HBS’ Best (and Worst) Student Clubs

    by on October 8th, 2014

    With over 70 clubs on campus, the SA Clubs Committee has a lot on its plate. Last Spring, the Committee approached The Harbus with the concern that nobody actually had any idea how satisfied club members were with their … Read More

  • What the Pope Can Teach HBS Students About Leadership

    What the Pope Can Teach HBS Students About Leadership

    by on October 6th, 2014

    Kevin Sharer is a Senior Lecturer at HBS. He joined the HBS Strategy Unit in 2012 after serving as the President and then CEO of Amgen, the world’s largest biotechnology company, for 20 years. In this article he looks … Read More

  • The Arts of Communication

    The Arts of Communication

    by on September 28th, 2014

    In 1994 Barnett Helzberg, Jr. crossed Fifth Avenue and 59th Street, passing by The Plaza Hotel. It was a normal day until he ran into Warren Buffett. He took all his courage and approached the legendary investor. … Read More

  • An Afternoon at HBS with the founder of Business Insider

    An Afternoon at HBS with the founder of Business Insider

    by on September 27th, 2014

    “Go do a start-up — it is really fun,” Kevin said. “Only join a company if you would invest in it.” If you live in the world of fashion, you will know Gilt Groupe. If you live in the world of advertising, … Read More

  • The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of the Electric Car

    The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of the Electric Car

    by on September 26th, 2014

    The best-selling pamphlet Common Sense by Thomas Paine defined the American Revolutionary era. It inspired people in the North American colonies to fight and declare independence from the British Crown. It was merely 48 … Read More

  • My First Weeks as an HBS First Year Partner

    My First Weeks as an HBS First Year Partner

    by on September 23rd, 2014

    Greetings from the partner of an HBS 2016 Section D student! The first days of school are over and I am finally able to wave at people I recognize on the street. As a self-described introvert with no prior knowledge in … Read More

  • HBS Students Launch Opedspace

    HBS Students Launch Opedspace

    by on September 22nd, 2014

    Opedspace is the work of four HBS students who say that their diverse backgrounds and perspectives will create a vibrant and varied community of ideas. Fred Spring, a former London-based consultant is interested in UK … Read More

  • Festival Review: Boston Calling

    Festival Review: Boston Calling

    by on September 18th, 2014

    Over the weekend from the 5th to the 7th of September, Boston’s City Hall Plaza played host to the fourth edition of Boston Calling. The bi-annual festival again played host to a strong lineup of indie bands that … Read More