Alumni Voices

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

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

Putting an MBA to Work for the Planet: The Story of EcoNest

Pollution and climate change have inspired entrepreneurs the world over to seek innovative, renewable solutions for more sustainable business models.
Pollution and climate change have inspired entrepreneurs the world over to seek innovative, renewable solutions for more sustainable business models.

Coming into the Light of Solar Energy with SkySense

In Mexico, solar competition is fierce, and the potential market for distributed generation is on the rise.
In Mexico, solar competition is fierce, and the potential market for distributed generation is on the rise.

Searching for Your Dream Career? Expect the Unexpected

As young adults entering the job market, even when we think we know what we want to do, we can still find ourselves in unexpected places—and loving it.
As young adults entering the job market, even when we think we know what we want to do, we can still find ourselves in unexpected places—and loving it.