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The Art of Possibility

By haasschoolofbusiness   |   11/24/2009
I've got to hand it to our Leadership Communication teachers and the 2nd-year Graduate Student Instructors: it takes some true talent to convince a classroom full of 60 hard-charging, data-driven over-achievers...

MBAA Elections are coming up!

By haasschoolofbusiness   |   10/22/2009
Andrea (MBAA VP International) and I (MBAA VP Diversity) were tabling for the upcoming MBAA Elections, which is where 1st years declare their candidacy for various offices. Unfortunately, this meant we were ...

"We" Are Better Than "Me".. Really?

By Hrishika Vuppala   |   9/01/2009
Have you ever wondered why team-players are so valued in organizations? Is it because it is proven that the collective wisdom of the team is better than the individuals? Or is the concept of "collective wisdom"...

Play Ball!

By Eugene Lin   |   4/22/2009
As the co-president of the Haas General Management & Strategy Club, I had the privilege to invite Sandy Alderson (former CEO of the San Diego Padres, former Executive VP of MLB, and the mastermind behind ...

Looking back

By Oliver Strutynski   |   4/21/2009
With my two years at Haas are coming to an end, I have recently started to reflect back on my time here in Berkeley and on the intense period of time ever since I have started applying to business school.


By Oliver Strutynski   |   12/07/2008
Long time no blog, I guess. But then the first-years have done a good job taking over this blog, so I don't feel too bad about it.

YEAH (Young Entrepreneurs at Haas): Part 2

By Aaron Berndt   |   10/22/2008
Our last meeting was a whirlwind. We spent the morning getting the mentors up to speed, introducing ourselves to the freshmen group, and then getting to work on the case. The goal for the kids this semester is ...

Show, Don't Tell

By haasschoolofbusiness   |   9/30/2008
Yesterday, I attended two sessions of Professor Bill Sonnenschein's lectures about giving good speeches. One was a lunchtime "storytelling" workshop. The other was his regular Leadership Communications ...


By haasschoolofbusiness   |   9/12/2008
What a week it has been! 3rd week's done, heard 3 great speakers, and went to 3 drinking events. Good things come in 3's I guess.

The Graduate Business Conference

By haasschoolofbusiness   |   4/04/2008
Today was the first day of this year's Graduate Business Conference (GBC), an annual gathering of student leaders from MBA programs across the world. For the first time since 1996 the Graduate Business Conferen...