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ROI on your MBA

For every Jobs (Apple) there is a Donald Trump (The Trump Organization), Sheryl Sandberg (Facebook), Warren Buffet (Berkshire Hathaway) and closer to home, Anand Mahindra (Mahindra & Mahindra). While the list of the former cluster may dwindle, that of the second lot, armed with an MBA from a top school, continues to swell.   Child […]

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Management School in Focus: EMLYON Business School

Introduction With triple accreditation: EQUIS by the EFMD, AMBA, and the AACSB, it belongs to the top 20 European Business Schools and to the top 10 Masters in Management worldwide according to the Financial Times. EMLYON Business School has come a long way since its establishment in 1872 and focusing on the development of entrepreneurial […]

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Book your next keynote speakers on entrepreneurship

You and your friends burned the ships which may take you to corporate corridors and decided to sail on a boat called entrepreneurship. Your B-School is happy with your decision of becoming of job giver so do your professors, the dean at your b-school also took up the initiative to start a foundation for supporting […]

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My Three Most Important Lessons Learned at Harvard Business School

Business school sometimes get a bad rap in the startup world.  Some of it is deserved – it’s big opportunity cost, and until fairly recently, the approach to most business schools to entrepreneurship has been more about theory than practice. Thankfully this is changing.  But what is very positive about business school and what hasn’t […]

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The Other 99% Of Entrepreneurs by Sramana Mitra

The Other 99% Of Entrepreneurs In my recent piece Reengineering Capitalism I highlighted a phenomenon that the global entrepreneurship ecosystem is paying very little attention to: Over 99% of entrepreneurs who seek funding get rejected. Yet, the entire world is focused on the 1% that is “fundable.” The media, when pitched a startup story, is interested in […]

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Spotlight On Jacksonville, Florida

113th 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Spotlight on Jacksonville, Florida Today’s roundtable was co-hosted with the Jacksonville Startup Weekend. For the uninitiated, Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where entrepreneurs come together to pitch ideas, form teams, and learn best practices. This past weekend, the Jacksonville entrepreneurship community hosted their own version of this exciting program. 150 […]

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What is an Executive MBA

A very close friend of mine from my college days had the privilege of attending a company sponsored MBA course from the prestigious Asian Institute of Management (AIM). He had to take it as a pre-condition for his moving up to a higher position. He had what is called Executive MBA. If the example still […]

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What is a B-School ?

Sometime last week, my son, fresh from high school and agonizing over what to do for college, suddenly asked me, “Dad, what is a b-school?” At first blush, I was tempted to say that a b-school is where people learn how to make B movies. But I thought it too smart alecky and off the […]

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