Articles by The Harbus

  • 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

  • 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