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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...
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Student Business Profile

Today's post comes from the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship newsletter, with a profile of a new venture launched by some undergraduate business alumni, who among other clients are helping the UST MBA with...
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‘Tis Better to Give than to Give Back

Last year in the United States, total charitable giving of more than 2% of GDP was redistributed from wealthy corporations and the well-to-do to comparatively needy organizations and the poor whose activities do not earn them enough in the free market.
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Ethics and the Economy

An important consideration for all of us in business is “what happens to ethics when the economy goes ‘south’?” The answer may not be simple.
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Small Is Beautiful

Chris Cook '09 M.B.A. embraces the benefits of working for a small business.
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Ringmaster

Melissa Palank '01 makes things happen.