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How to Use Your MBA Experience to Become the Boss You Always Wanted

By Eileen Jacob   |   6/18/2019
People leave managers, not companies. However cliché that saying may be, it still holds true. If you have been in a management position before, you know becoming a strong leader is about more than perfecting ...

Nick Johnson Examines the Future of Marketing and the Roles of a Leader

By Susan Petty   |   6/06/2019
The director of Content Programs at Salesforce, Nick Johnson, EMBA 16, shares his views on “thought leadership,” the value of a Berkeley MBA for Executives and making the transition from entrepreneur to ...

The Immediate Benefits of a Top MBA Program

By Susan Petty   |   6/04/2019
From improving your transferable skills to bolstering your professional credibility, there are many benefits of obtaining an MBA. But, don’t fall into the trap of thinking your hard work won’t be realized ...

Learning to lead—and follow—in Patagonia: Yogesh Soni, MBA 19

By Rahul Sampat   |   5/06/2019
In mid-March, a group of Berkeley Haas MBA students went on a hike on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County. Not unusual until you learn that the last time they hiked together was in the wild mountain passes of Torres ...

Six Questions for Laura Teclemariam, Electronic Arts

By Susan Petty   |   4/25/2019
Laura Teclemariam, EMBA 18, has redirected her career many times. She followed her Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Irvine with ...

Leading through empowerment: Conor Farese, MBA 19

By Liz Rosenberg   |   4/15/2019
When Conor Farese, MBA 19, was invited to speak at a recent Days at Haas, it caused him to ponder his role as a campus leader.

Can MBA Skills Help Lisa Rawlings Tackle Social Injustice Issues?

By Susan Petty   |   4/11/2019
Lisa Rawlings, EMBA19, acknowledges that business and finance is a world away from social work. But the chief of staff of the Courts Services & Offender Supervision Agency in Washington, D.C. is finding ...

One path, two goals: Brian Tajo, EMBA 18

By Susan Petty   |   3/21/2019
By age 31, Brian Tajo was hitting his professional goals with remarkable speed and precision. He had worked as a consultant for IBM, a workday design manager for Johnson & Johnson, and a product manager for ...

Berkeley Haas leadership digest

By Liz Rosenberg   |   11/20/2018
In our Berkeley MBA programs, we believe in developing leaders who champion bold ideas while taking intelligent risks and who lead with confidence and without arrogance.

Student Perspective: Leading in a Time of Political Turmoil

By Laura Counts   |   1/26/2018
When Sharifa Dunn woke up Nov. 9, 2016, the first big news she got was that Donald Trump had been elected president of the United States.