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The best age to go to business school

Business school is a profitable decision but less so as students approach their 30s. An analysis of data collected by <i>Bloomberg</i> suggests that getting …

Compensation

This is why I won’t run another startup

Earlier this year, I closed my startup. So now I get to reflect on what I’d have done differently. Hindsight is unfair and inaccurate, but I still …

The MBA Debate: Is Management Savvy Impacted By Executive Education?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Lately, I’ve been hearing this question often, especially among young, aspiring entrepreneurs: ‘Is an MBA worth it?’ While I don’t think an MBA …

Entrepreneurship

The Decline Of The COO

by Gary L. Neilson<p>In a world where succession planning is increasingly important, it’s good to be the COO — right? The chief operating officer has traditionally been the number two person in the C-suite — the senior executive charged with overseeing all of the company’s business operations. As …

Management

17 Books For Entrepreneurs That Will Change Your Life

Let me tell you a story, there were two guys that graduated from college at the same time. Both of them wanted to be successful entrepreneurs …

Entrepreneurship

Why MBA Students Need An Education In Cyber Security

Businesses are increasing at risk of online hackers who disrupt networks and steal valuable data. As high-profile hacks stoke tensions MBA students …

Cybersecurity

Startup Master Class: How to Validate Your Business Idea with Confidence - with Trevor Owens [062] - SaaS Club

Trevor Owens is an author and entrepreneur. He's the co-founder and CEO of Javelin.com – the makers of QuickMVP and Lean Startup Machine. QuickMVP is …

SaaS

The Secret to Teaching Creativity at Business School

How do you teach creativity? I’ve had to work through this issue for over 25 years. In 1990, I returned to being a professor after taking five years …

How to Overcome Epic Leadership Fails

Posted at 11:11h in Leadership by Matt Black Ink 1 Comment<p>Here’s the most obvious thing you’ll read all day: things in business – and furthermore in …

Microsoft's evolving business model focuses on freemium, tighter cross-product integration

Microsoft Chief Marketing Officer Chris Capossela explains how Microsoft is attempting to transform its business model.<p>For the past few days, I've …

Power BI

My definitive MBA reading list

London Business School

How To Manage Your Data In The Cloud (But Not Lose Your Mind)

It’s critical to quickly put data to work. Cloud helps you do this.<p>Smart CIOs are evolving their existing in-house IT—to include “the cloud.” But beware of hidden pitfalls in moving to cloud computing.<p>So here are a few top, actionable tips. They’ll help you successfully transition to a modern …

Internal Combustion Engine

Keurig accidentally created the perfect business model for hardware startups

It’s no secret that investors don’t like hardware businesses. Despite the eternal frustration of startup founders, investor distaste in physical …

For Unilever’s CMO, Global Growth and Social Responsibility Are Now Inseparable Goals

Keith Weed seems a little shell-shocked.<p>Just a few days earlier, he was in shirtsleeves and in the embrace of a 90-degree day in Singapore. But this …

Sustainability

Infographic: What Data-Driven Marketing Looks Like in 2015

Data-driven marketing, once a novel type of marketing, has evolved to become an integral component of almost all advertising campaigns and strategy. …

Marketing
Customer Service

Do You Really Need to Hold That Meeting?

“Let’s schedule a meeting” has become the universal default response to most business issues. Not sure what to do on a project? Let’s schedule a meeting. Have a few ideas to share? Let’s schedule a meeting. Struggling with taking action? Let’s schedule a meeting.<p>Although scheduling a meeting <i>can</i> be …

Management
Customer Experience
Silicon Valley
Profit

6 Steps to Take Now for a Successful MBA Application

As you may know, given the dramatic increase in MBA applications, a successful business school application requires significant time, planning, and self-reflection. Given my near decade of experience advising top MBA applicants, I strongly recommend that prospective students, who will be applying …

What A.T. Kearney Seeks In MBA Hires

Project team celebrating award at consultant meeting in Playa del Carmen in Mexico<p>How is this for bold?<p>In an uncertain time – when firms are still …

Leadership
Self-awareness

MBA Class of 2016

I remember starting last semester as a doe-eyed new student, strangely excited by the prospect of being back in school. The whole orientation week …

MIT Sloan

The 10 best business schools in the US

An MBA from a top school not only helps graduates land a good job, but provides a strong network of contacts and support throughout their careers.<p>But which schools are worth the investment?<p>U.S. News & World Report just released their list of the best business schools in the country for 2016, with …

College & University

What You Can Expect To Make With An MBA From A Top School

How valuable is an MBA degree? You can answer that question in any number of ways. But the bottom-line answer might well be how much money you will …

College & University

To Employers, A Perfect MBA Looks Like This

You don’t have to be the Six Million Dollar Man to shine as an MBA – Wikimedia Commons photo<p>What does the perfect MBA look like? It’s not the Six …

Business School

Are You a Strategic or Tactical Thinker? - Sonnhalter

Strategic or Tactical, which is more important? It takes both to ensure a comprehensive marketing program. Most of us have no problem doing tactics …