The Business World Articles

  • Get Career Ready: Seek Constructive Feedback

    Get Career Ready: Seek Constructive Feedback

    by on July 18th, 2016

    Mostly, when we seek the input and feedback of others, we secretly hope they will praise us and emphasize what a great job we are doing. So when constructive feedback comes our way—like a subpar score on a test, … Read More

  • 1st Month Back in NYC—Start Up

    1st Month Back in NYC—Start Up

    by on July 15th, 2016

    Hello hello! I’ve been meaning to get around to writing another blog post that recaps the last 4-5 weeks of me being back in the city “full-time” working on In The Loop because, well, it keeps me … Read More

  • Summer Reading: 10 Books to Understand the Tech Revolution

    Summer Reading: 10 Books to Understand the Tech Revolution

    by on July 13th, 2016

    This post was originally published on metromba.com. In today’s world of quickly changing technology, it can be hard to stay current, especially when it comes to technologies relevant to staying afloat in the business … Read More

  • Get Career Ready: Get Good at Failing

    Get Career Ready: Get Good at Failing

    by on July 10th, 2016

    I teach a class called Failure Training because it turns out the only way to succeed in life is to fail. Before Thomas Edison had a successful working lightbulb, he failed 1,000 times, to which he famously claimed: “I … Read More

  • Get Career Ready: Leverage Your Strengths

    Get Career Ready: Leverage Your Strengths

    by on July 7th, 2016

    There are the things that matter to you, such as contributing to others, being honest, or championing a cause. There are ways you prefer to operate, such as collaborating with like-minded peers, working alone on the … Read More

  • 5 Tips for Finding a Job or Internship in Europe

    5 Tips for Finding a Job or Internship in Europe

    by on July 5th, 2016

    Submitted by Valerie Leroy, Career Resources Director at HEC Paris. 1. Know Yourself and What You Want Self-knowledge is an absolute prerequisite for choosing between several equally good options. In fact, it is … Read More

  • Declassified Squad Creation Guide

    Declassified Squad Creation Guide

    by on July 4th, 2016

    I don’t know about you, but I would love to be part of Taylor Swift’s fabulous, and seemingly ever growing, squad. While the chances of that are slim, forming your own squad can actually be as easy as Taylor makes it … Read More

  • A Chance to Start Over

    A Chance to Start Over

    by on July 1st, 2016

    Today I decided that it is time to start over. I haven’t written a blog post in about 18 months, and haven’t written consistently in well over 2 years. All despite writing daily for almost 4 years. I also get the … Read More

  • Get Career Ready: Measure

    Get Career Ready: Measure

    by on June 28th, 2016

    What’s the first thing you did when you started studying for the SAT or the ACT? You took a diagnostic test. How about when you thought about losing weight or gaining muscle? You stepped on the scale. All journeys … Read More

  • Summer Reading: 10 Essential Books About Leadership

    Summer Reading: 10 Essential Books About Leadership

    by on June 27th, 2016

    Some say leaders are born, not made. But any successful entrepreneur will tell you that a deep knowledge of how to engage and inspire a team trumps innate charisma more often than not. In many ways, it simply boils down … Read More

  • Get Career Ready: Network

    Get Career Ready: Network

    by on June 22nd, 2016

    You will probably get your first “real job” through some form of campus recruitment or using your school’s resources to find an opportunity. Likewise, if you decide to go to business school, you’ll likely get … Read More

  • Professor Sharer on Leadership in Health Care and Giving Back

    Professor Sharer on Leadership in Health Care and Giving Back

    by on June 19th, 2016

    Today’s article was written by Robert Lam. At HBS, we are lucky enough to be taught by some of the most experienced leaders. Professor Kevin Sharer is the former CEO of Amgen and sits on the boards of Chevron and … Read More

  • Most Job Seekers …

    Most Job Seekers …

    by on June 16th, 2016

    … search for jobs on LinkedIn, apply to jobs online, and send their resumes across to generic email addresses hoping for a response. On the other hand, the inspired job seekers … make connections. They reach out … Read More

  • Get Career Ready: Collaborate

    Get Career Ready: Collaborate

    by on June 15th, 2016

    Hopefully, per last week’s tip, you’ve started thinking about leadership. And this might have brought to mind an important fact about human nature: we all have free will. This means that, even if you’re “in … Read More