Articles by The Harbus

  • Who Does the Business Prefer: Boring Nice Guys vs. Attractive A-holes

    Who Does the Business Prefer: Boring Nice Guys vs. Attractive A-holes

    by on December 15th, 2014

    Editor-in-Chief Nabil Mohamed looks at the people and the companies that treat us badly and ask why we keep falling for them. I’ve been noticing this phenomenon a lot lately. I’d be sitting somewhere with a friend … Read More

  • HBS Students Donate to Local Food Bank

    HBS Students Donate to Local Food Bank

    by on December 12th, 2014

    BS students have responded with a fundraising campaign for the hungry to media coverage of faculty member Ben Edelman’s dispute with a local Chinese restaurant over their overcharging him by four dollars for takeout. … Read More

  • 5 Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

    5 Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

    by on December 10th, 2014

    The holidays can be a celebratory, festive time of year, but can also be very stressful. Elizabeth Kozik from Student & Academic Services provides a few tips to help manage your holiday stress. 1. So Many Invites, So … Read More

  • Advice for Entrepreneurs: Playing the Long Game

    Advice for Entrepreneurs: Playing the Long Game

    by on December 9th, 2014

    Angela Winkle, 2nd Year HBS Student (RC) and Communications Director for the Womens’ Students Association, reports on the WSA’s most recent Fireside Chat, with Jules Pieri (MBA ‘86), CEO of The Grommet. It’s that … Read More

  • Harvard Arab Weekend: Are We on the Verge of a Middle-Eastern Silicon Valley?

    Harvard Arab Weekend: Are We on the Verge of a Middle-Eastern Silicon Valley?

    by on November 23rd, 2014

    The Harvard Arab weekend gets interesting. You may have noticed a large number of foreigners walking around campus two weekends ago, making their way to panels in Aldrich or receptions in Spangler. As it turns out, that … Read More

  • The Case for More HBS Teacher Protagonists

    The Case for More HBS Teacher Protagonists

    by on November 19th, 2014

    Former teacher and current first-year Mallory Dwinal makes the case for more HBS cases with teachers as protagonists by looking at her own alma mater, an anonymous suburban high school that has produced three Rhodes … Read More

  • HBS Students Drop Their Hobbies, Except Partying

    HBS Students Drop Their Hobbies, Except Partying

    by on November 17th, 2014

    The Seven Kingdoms know that winter is coming, so Cersei and Daenerys are probably hard at work finding hobbies to fill all those cold months. Are you dusting your hobbies off for winter? Did you remember to pack your … Read More

  • HBS Student: Why I Turned L’Oreal’s Mass Recruitment Email into a Public Battle

    HBS Student: Why I Turned L’Oreal’s Mass Recruitment Email into a Public Battle

    by on November 14th, 2014

    On Tuesday I was in my second-year classroom at HBS when my friend, Cally, asked if I thought it would be rude if she didn’t reply to a summer internship recruitment email from a company she was not interested in. I … Read More

  • Wine in Business : Dress Shoes, Stud Earrings, Elaborate Adjectives

    Wine in Business : Dress Shoes, Stud Earrings, Elaborate Adjectives

    by on November 11th, 2014

    I had the privilege of attending the Wine & Cuisine Society’s first wine tasting of the year, titled “Wine in Business,” led by William R. Tisherman, wine educator and editor for Wine Enthusiast and Beverage … Read More

  • Do You Like HBS?

    Do You Like HBS?

    by on November 6th, 2014

    We all know that with diversity comes a wealth of perspectives on HBS. It occurred to us that, in the middle of covering everything else, we’ve actually never asked people flat-out: “Do you like HBS?” Below are 2 … Read More

  • Put Up Your Hand! 4 Tips for Contributing to Class Discussion

    Put Up Your Hand! 4 Tips for Contributing to Class Discussion

    by on November 2nd, 2014

    Mid-term feedback is in. Everyone has been bucketed. The forced curve means that some of us are in the bottom bucket. It’s time to ‘get in the game.’ And we’re here to help. Here, Jenifer A. Marshall, an … Read More

  • 3 Simple Rules to Navigate Pregnancy at Work

    3 Simple Rules to Navigate Pregnancy at Work

    by on October 30th, 2014

    If you haven’t already, you will probably come in close contact with a pregnant woman in the near future. She might be your partner, co-worker or employee. Perhaps she might be you. As someone who has been through the … Read More

  • HBS Class of 2016: Women, 40% of the Class, Hold 50% of Section Positions

    HBS Class of 2016: Women, 40% of the Class, Hold 50% of Section Positions

    by on October 28th, 2014

    In what is perhaps a promising sign for the future of gender equality in the business world, women are over-represented in the section leadership of the HBS Class of 2016. Forty-nine per cent of section officer-bearers … Read More

  • Taking on City Hall

    Taking on City Hall

    by on October 24th, 2014

    Senior Lecturer and former Amgen CEO Kevin Sharer shares his advice on how to succeed in influencing decisions by zooming out from looking just at the negotiation. Last week a committed student leader was in my office … Read More