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Six questions for U.S. Army veteran and MBA student Jennifer Nixon

By Liz Rosenberg   |   11/08/2018
Earning an MBA after serving in the U.S. military may seem like an unlikely career choice, but it actually makes a lot of sense: “Veterans tend to have leadership skills that can translate well from the ...

The value of an MBA for women aspiring to leadership

By Kellie McElhaney   |   11/02/2018
Many people think of an MBA simply as another qualification—a piece of paper to frame and hang on your office wall. While a degree from a quality MBA program has inherent value in and of itself—it’s often seen ...

How to get what you need to be a successful leader

By Kellie McElhaney   |   10/18/2018
No matter who you are, if you want someone to do something for you, the best way to achieve your goal is to simply ask. Unfortunately, for many of us, asking for what we want is not an easy thing to do. We may ...

Seeking greater impact on the creation of gaming content

By Susan Petty   |   10/04/2018
Even as a child, Laura Teclemariam sought to understand the merging of stories and technology—by pulling apart and examining a VHS tape. Now, as a lead product manager for game publisher Electronic Arts (EA), ...

The keys to shaping culture to foster gender equity

By Kellie McElhaney   |   9/20/2018
Unfortunately, the American workplace has not been making significant progress towards gender and racial equity. According to Catalyst, there are currently only 23 women CEOs leading S&P 500 companies, which ...

Four myths that (still) get in the way of women and leadership

By Kellie McElhaney   |   9/04/2018
Surprisingly, almost two decades into the 21st century, there are still myths about women in business and leadership that get in the way of our success. Perhaps even more surprising is that these myths don’t ...

The Gender Gap at Work: Real and Pervasive, But Not Invincible

By Kellie McElhaney   |   8/23/2018
For decades we have known that there’s a significant and deeply-entrenched gender gap in the workplace—that women are paid less than men for doing the same work (minority women even less), that there are ...

How Storytelling as a Product Manager Helps You Build Great Products

By Eileen Jacob   |   7/12/2018
You may have thought "Once upon a time…" was primarily a way for parents to get children to sleep, but it turns out that stories can also be used to engage and motivate a business audience. Stories are ...

Calculating the ROI of an MBA

By Marjorie DeGraca   |   6/28/2018
Earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA) graduate degree can revitalize career paths and change lives—but it can come at a high financial cost. Tuition and fees at the top-20 ranked business schools ...

7 Ways to Justify the Cost of an MBA to Yourself, Your Partner, and Your Boss

By Marjorie DeGraca   |   6/06/2018
Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to pursue an MBA. But before you can proceed, you may need to think about the price tag and ensure you’re able to justify the cost of an MBA program to yourself, your ...