Business School

Meet the Billionaire Investing Guru Whose 27-Year-Old Book Is Now Selling for $3,000

A bootlegged Kindle version spiked before getting pulled off Amazon.<p><i>Margin of Safety</i>. It sounds like it could be the title of an old action movie — …

Investing

This Simple Trick Will Make You Happier and Better at Your Job

Tech startups are famous for installing nap pods and break rooms to attract Millennial workers. But most people work in offices where slipping off …

Harvard Business School

Culture Matters: How Leadership Enables Toxicity And Makes Way for Mediocrity

We’ve all been there: We’ve either worked with, worked for or seen toxic employees in action. If you’ve ever found yourself looking for a hazmat suit to wear before meeting or interacting with toxic coworkers, you are not alone. Complaining about and avoiding these types of colleagues may seem like …

Employment

How This Female Founder Is Making The Healthcare Industry More Accessible

Julia Cheek started her company to create a better solution for a problem she faced. In 2015, Cheek was working in consulting when she started to feel sick and spent six months going to specialists who ran a variety of lab tests to find out why she wasn’t feeling well. “I never got the results and …

Entrepreneurship

Kids of Working Moms Grow Into Happy Adults

In earlier research, Kathleen McGinn and colleagues discovered that adult kids of working moms are high achievers at work. Now it turns out they are …

Harvard Business School

A New 'Succession' Takes The Roys To New Mexico

The more <i>Succession</i> leaves Waystar’s boardroom and the Roy family townhouse, the more interesting the show becomes. The pacing of the show still feels overly drawn out and meandering, but the show is done a great service when forced to make use of the space its in. This week takes the family to …

New Mexico

How Amy Hood Won Back Wall Street and Helped Reboot Microsoft

Clad in jeans and a gray sweatshirt, Amy Hood stands before a room of 140 Microsoft recruits. The feeling in the air is a bit like the first day of …

Satya Nadella

Evolving In Agribusiness - Executive Education - Harvard Business School

Q. Why did you first decide to attend the Agribusiness Seminar? What keeps bringing you back?<p>A business partner and very good friend suggested that I …

Harvard Business School

The robo-tutor is coming | Which MBA? | The Economist

IMAGINE you are an MBA student. It is Saturday morning and you have just started on your ten hours of mandatory weekend work. Then you get stuck. …

Artificial Intelligence

MBA School Choice: NYU Vs. Columbia

New York City is a commercial dynamo, one of the major centers of the global economy and historically a leader in media, finance and fashion. Such …

College & University

Ohio State football | Former defensive end Mike Kudla dies at age 34

Mike Kudla, an All-Big Ten defensive end and Ohio State’s defensive most valuable player in 2005, has died at the age of 34, according to a press …

College Football

Tackling Real-World Problems With the Poorest of the Poor

Amid the buzz in the studios housing the <i>Design for Extreme Affordability</i> course, Julia Osterman enthusiastically shows off something often taken for …

Stanford University

Oprah Winfrey among 9 large-scale donors to give money to Obama Foundation

Oprah Winfrey is one of nine philanthropists to give more than $1 million toward construction of the Obama Presidential Center, officials said.<p>She was joined by one of the wealthiest families from Boston and a foundation representing one of the country’s most prominent African-American billionaires …

Chicago

50 Is Nifty

I'm a dividend growth investor, recently retired, preparing for a final rollover from a pension account to my IRA. I've been raising some cash, which …

Investing

Bloomberg Baystate Business: Going to the Dogs

Bloomberg Boston Bureau Chief Tom Moroney and Radio News Anchors Peter Barnes, Pat Carroll, Anne Mostue and Janet Wu are joined by top names from …

Harvard Business School

MBA graduates collect protection money and handle social media pages for this gangster

The criminal gangs and gangsters active in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh have not only adopted modern means of communication to extort money …

Social Media

What The World Cup Can Teach Us About Success

<i>By: Shaifali Aggarwal</i><p>The World Cup. There is perhaps no other sporting event in existence that elicits as much excitement and emotion. Leading up to and during the competition, there are expectations as to which teams will advance, and yet as the tournament progresses, its unpredictable outcomes …

Harvard Business School

Whistleblower earns $30 million, but does money really make tipsters come forward?

Crime doesn’t pay — unless you’re a whistleblower.<p>An unidentified person who told regulators about illegal activity at a financial institution will …

Business

Lazy Bear Tea, made with leftover coffee cherries

When you need a cooling reprieve on a sizzling afternoon, there are plenty of refreshing drinks out there. But there’s a unique one to lately hit the …

Coffee

Jeremy Fass Joins New York Media As Head of Programmatic Revenue

New York Media CRO and publisher Avi Zimak announced today that Jeremy Fass has joined the company as head of programmatic revenue, a new position at …

Business School

Amazon’s Prime Opportunity

While not the first to try it, online retailing giant Amazon makes a bold play by launching its own shopping holiday this July.<p>Amazon is taking an …

eCommerce

Will The Real Elon Musk Please Stand Up?

Elon Musk is quickly garnering a reputation for being more petulant and irritating than inspirational and worthy of praise. Stung by criticism that his mini-submarine designed to rescue the team of boys trapped in a cave in Thailand wouldn’t work, Musk sent out a Tweet that not only labeled him as …

Elon Musk

How Illinois universities are getting more students interested in STEM careers

States around the U.S. face a pressing challenge: where to find the talent to fill 500,000 new STEM jobs in the next decade.<p>In Illinois, the tech community is looking to the universities to develop new ways of introducing students to STEM careers. Illinois is the second largest producer of computer …

Business

How Yelp's Founder Is Taking on Bigger Tech

Jeremy Stoppelman likes to mock Google’s stock response to its critics: “On the internet, competition is one click away.”<p>The Yelp CEO laughs …

Silicon Valley

Learn to manage change, MBA students told

Managing change is crucial for budding managers to attain success in their professional career, according to the corporate consultant Harish HV. Spe

Business (India)

Elizabeth Howe Bradley

<b>Elizabeth Howe Bradley, ’86,</b> got her first real experience in healthcare in ninth grade. Growing up in New Britain, Connecticut, she volunteered as …

Public Health

Garden & Gun features SC's Darla Moore in latest issue

The latest issue of Garden & Gun magazine focuses on ten “awe-inspiring, risk-taking, big-dreaming, barrier-breaking, soul-baring, freewheeling …

South Carolina

Nothing 'spectacular' is expected from the EU-China summit: Professor

Cedomir Nestorovic of the ESSEC Business School says there are "too many" items on the agenda in the ongoing summit between China and the European …

European Union

Vietnam War Memorial Advocate Jan Scruggs Talks PBS Monuments Doc

Army veteran Jan Scruggs, credited as the driving force behind the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is profiled in the PBS documentary "10 Monuments That …

Vietnam Veterans

How to make money on Fed announcements—with less risk

Investors could earn significant short-term gains in US and global stock markets using a simple trading strategy around the US Federal Reserve’s …

Chicago Booth