Alumni Voices

The Myth (and New Reality) of Managers and Leaders

"Don't be a manger, be a leader!" might just be the worst career advice ever. Luckily, forward-thinking companies are catching on to the importance of both managers and leaders.
"Don't be a manger, be a leader!" might just be the worst career advice ever. Luckily, forward-thinking companies are catching on to the importance of both managers and leaders.

Marketing Footwear for Fashion, Health, and Career Satisfaction

Business leaders have a ripe opportunity to make meaningful social impact through health and beauty. Particularly when it comes to marketing footwear.
Business leaders have a ripe opportunity to make meaningful social impact through health and beauty. Particularly when it comes to marketing footwear.

Japanese Working Culture: The Good, the Bad, and the Getting Better

Japanese working culture is notorious for strict business practices, lack of transparency, and slow decision-making. But employees are getting fed up, and things are changing.
Japanese working culture is notorious for strict business practices, lack of transparency, and slow decision-making. But employees are getting fed up, and things are changing.

Is There a “Right Path” for Leaders Seeking Social Impact?

Is starting a company the only way to influence change? Or can you make an impact as a leader from within an existing organization?
Is starting a company the only way to influence change? Or can you make an impact as a leader from within an existing organization?

The Death of “The Customer Is Always Right”

If you’ve worked in sales, you’ve most likely been at the receiving end of a customer meltdown. After all, just like royalty, the customer is always right. Or are they?
If you’ve worked in sales, you’ve most likely been at the receiving end of a customer meltdown. After all, just like royalty, the customer is always right. Or are they?

You Can Return to Your Dream Career

Leaving behind your dream career doesn’t have to be forever. Sometimes an unrelated opportunity is just what you need to supercharge your skills.
Leaving behind your dream career doesn’t have to be forever. Sometimes an unrelated opportunity is just what you need to supercharge your skills.

Life and Business Coaching in the Age of Uncertainty

As coaches, we need to be mindful of our role. We can share our impressions of what is being said, but we never tell the client what he or she needs to do.
As coaches, we need to be mindful of our role. We can share our impressions of what is being said, but we never tell the client what he or she needs to do.

From MBA to Sustainable Startup: The Story of EcoNest

Carbon footprints and climate change have inspired sustainable startup leaders to seek innovative, renewable solutions for more eco-friendly business models.
Carbon footprints and climate change have inspired sustainable startup leaders to seek innovative, renewable solutions for more eco-friendly business models.