I think because I work in education, they imagine that I enjoy summers at the lake, sending my daughter to tennis camp and walking my dog to Minnehaha Falls to take in the sights and sounds of the season.
Not all MBA students re seeking jobs with six-figure paychecks and corner offices. In fact, more MBA students are taking the time to think about what is important to them and seeking out fulfilling opportunities with “non-traditional” MBA employers.
The vast majority of our students work full time, take one or two courses each semester, and make time for activities with friends and family. But few evening students pack as many activities into each day as Tony Wang.
Fresh vegetables: arugula, lettuce, scallions, pac choi, pea shoots, radishes, rapini, spinach and turnips. These come not from the grocery store or even the downtown farmer's market, but from our farm share.
The benefit of UST's diverse student roster is that each student brings a unique perspective and approach to business, which is especially relevant when we discuss how different people and business units might frame situations in the workplace.
While hopes are high that the billion-dollar project will bring great benefits to both Minneapolis and St. Paul, the construction phase is disrupting business as usual for many retailers along the route.
Three Opus College of Business students have taken their entrepreneurial, marketing and business skills to new and interesting heights by organizing 15,000 people to throw 200,000 pounds of overripe tomatoes.
From the start, principled business leaders who consider the long-range picture are less likely to run into many communications crises. (Though crises can always arise—and the way they are handled operationally is deeply intertwined with how they are communicated.)
Management and leadership gurus like Michael Porter, Marcus Buckingham, Robert Reich, Steven Covey and Peter Drucker all give a slightly different answer to the question “what does it mean to be a leader?”