Articles by The Harbus

  • A Conversation on Leadership after Graduation

    A Conversation on Leadership after Graduation

    by on June 12th, 2014

    When I graduated from HBS in 2010, I started down the common path of becoming a management consultant, but I knew I wanted to become an entrepreneur down the road. I believed that experiences in one setting could … Read More

  • Where’s the Leadership?

    Where’s the Leadership?

    by on June 2nd, 2014

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  • Dear Graduates: You Can Have a Happy, Healthy Career

    Dear Graduates: You Can Have a Happy, Healthy Career

    by on May 28th, 2014

    I had the privilege of participating in a career day event a couple of weeks ago at The Academy of Enterprise and Finance in Long Island, NY. This is a high school with a focus on providing students with a challenging … Read More

  • Live Strong, Live Long: An Evening With Scott Jurek

    Live Strong, Live Long: An Evening With Scott Jurek

    by on May 16th, 2014

    We all have moments when we want to give up. When pressure or pain becomes too high, it feels natural to throw in the towel. But it is going that extra mile that divides victors from losers. When Scott Jurek, … Read More

  • Interview with The Harbus’ Editors-In-Chief Emeritus: 2014 in Review

    Interview with The Harbus’ Editors-In-Chief Emeritus: 2014 in Review

    by on May 14th, 2014

    Harbus: So why did you guys decide to do this in the first place? Selikowitz: I think we’re both passionate about journalism. I was an editor at my undergrad paper—very different from The Harbus in every way, but I … Read More

  • An Afternoon with Jack Welch, Former CEO of General Electric

    An Afternoon with Jack Welch, Former CEO of General Electric

    by on May 11th, 2014

    It was almost four o’clock. The clock was ticking. I was running to see Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric. When I walked through Spangler Hall, I ran into a friend. She wished me good luck. The … Read More

  • Big Data + Smart Machines = Unemployment?

    Big Data + Smart Machines = Unemployment?

    by on May 10th, 2014

    As more of our lives become datafied, we are making leaps in artificial intelligence to make sense of all the data that we generate. Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other tech companies are making AI related … Read More

  • The Truth about HBS’ “Section X”

    The Truth about HBS’ “Section X”

    by on May 9th, 2014

    Jodi Kantor referred to “Section X” last year with her article in The New York Times about HBS, and we thought we’d give you some perspective. First off, if you think that we’re giving this topic more attention … Read More

  • HBS Rugby Success at MBA World Cup Leads to Record Hike in Tuition

    HBS Rugby Success at MBA World Cup Leads to Record Hike in Tuition

    by on May 8th, 2014

    HBS announces tuition is set to rise in the fall, citing a significant increase in brand value due to countless victories by the rugby team. The perennial North American champions took their success to new heights … Read More

  • HBS Asks, “What Is Your Mindset?”

    HBS Asks, “What Is Your Mindset?”

    by on May 7th, 2014

    HBS’ mission is to help you become leaders who make a difference in the world. In pursuit of our mission we have very high standards and aspirations for you which require your best self in the effort. The knowledge … Read More

  • Big Data Should Be Eating Education

    Big Data Should Be Eating Education

    by on May 4th, 2014

    Imagine if your school knew exactly how many times you attempted that impossible trigonometry problem and adjusted your next assignment accordingly. Imagine if teachers could create project teams based on precise student … Read More

  • Fighting Poverty Using Data and Analytics

    Fighting Poverty Using Data and Analytics

    by on May 3rd, 2014

    Big Data isn’t just helping large corporations improve their bottom lines, but increasingly enabling development organizations and governments across the world fight poverty more effectively.  What was once a huge … Read More

  • Can You Be a Rockstar Product Manager?

    Can You Be a Rockstar Product Manager?

    by on April 28th, 2014

    As Marc Andreessen said: “Software is eating the world.” With more and more businesses moving online, there’s an ever-growing demand for talented designers and developers to design and build the best products. … Read More

  • Co-Founder of Twitter Visits HBS: Jack Dorsey Rocks!

    Co-Founder of Twitter Visits HBS: Jack Dorsey Rocks!

    by on April 27th, 2014

    A good speech inspires. It stirs emotion. It is simple. And sometimes a good speech comes disguised as something else. When Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter and Square, visited Harvard Business School last week, his … Read More