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“Them vs. Us”—8 Ways to Bridge the Gap

Workplaces are one of the few places in society where we don't get to choose who we associate with. With this in mind, understanding different backgrounds and viewpoints is important for being successful in...
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Faculty Profile: Dr. John Sailors

Perhaps Dr. Sailors’ most notable contribution to the OCB is his Applied Business Research class taught in the Full-time UST MBA program. In this class, students are required to complete extremely complex research projects for real clients.
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Faculty Profile: Dr. John Sailors

At the beginning of Dr. John Sailors’ undergraduate studies, he had no intention of ever being called “Dr.” He began his studies at the University of Michigan in the college of liberal arts and was...
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Mann Meets Humanity in Davos – Huffington Post

Christopher Michaelson, Ph.D., assistant professor of ethics and business law here at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business published an article about the World Economic Forum in Davos on the...
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How to Become Beyond Average

In Graduate Business Career Services we have long been addressing the importance of differentiating, standing out, and making yourself desirable to prospective employers. As we continually invite professionals...
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Picturing Success

Inc. magazine recently featured an article titled “How to Excel at Anything.” Author, Jeff Haden offers a clever comparison between sports and work, detailing the steps one needs to take to...
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Open New Doors (with an MBA)

Having trouble opening new career doors? Consider the ways an MBA can help. (We had a great post this spring titled "Why You Should Get Your MBA.") The upcoming UST MBA Forum, featuring The Princeton...
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The Value of the Capstone

Upon returning from the holiday break, my first order of duty was to conduct a survey of recent UST MBC “capstone” students. Communication Leadership Priorities—usually taken during the last semester of...
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Worst Practices: SMS Scam

This post, by Steve Borsch, is being republished from Minnov8, a website that focuses on technology innovation in the State of Minnesota. Sick with the flu all weekend I’d gone to bed early Sunday night...
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Why the web is "going dark" today

The website Copyblogger has a great post on the Stop Online Piracy Act—the reason sites like Wikipedia are "dark" today. Here are a few highlights. SOPA is the Stop Online Piracy Act, written with the...
10-240 OCB MBA Arun Deivasigamani

Meet Arun Deivasigamani ’08 M.B.A.

The Evening UST MBA was the perfect choice for me, writes Arun Deivasigamani '08 M.B.A. The courses were demanding but highly relevant and rewarding. The workload was appropriate for a working professional, and I was able to balance my school, work, family and social life successfully while completing the program in less than three years.
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Being Honest

By Deb Basarich, Full-time UST MBA Associate Director of Student Life I was once asked in a job interview “When is it OK to lie?” I’ve often thought about this question and have asked it to others....
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The (Business) "Benefits" of Lard

Just how powerful is branding?  National Public Radio recently posted an interesting segment in regards to lard of all things and its lack of popularity due in large part to branding.  You can find this...
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Nominations Open for Star Tribune's "Top Workplaces"

From the Star Tribune: For the past two years, the Star Tribune and the Pennsylvania research firm WorkplaceDynamics have set out to identify Minnesota's Top Workplaces. University of St. Thomas management...
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Reading Outside of the Classroom

Learning is life-long; take it from leading business thinkers and strategists.  The Wall Street Journal recently posted thisarticle where notable business professors such as Warren Bennis, from USC and...
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Rethinking Your Every Word

This post is by Evening UST MBA student Vitaly Demin, a strategy consultant at Eames Management Group and co-founder of the Russian technology blog Gridder.ru. Al Ries, one of the world's top marketing...
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When is the best time to buy?

I need to replace the carpet in my home. When should I buy my hubby that big screen TV he’s been drooling over? This Minnesota winter weather (even if it is mild) is starting to get to me...I need to go...