Author Archives: Arturo Fagundo

Arturo Fagundo

About Arturo Fagundo

Weekend Executive MBA, Class of 2012. Find out more about me...

New Ventures 101: Entrepreneurship is About Taking a Risk

It has been 9 months since I submitted a final paper for my entrepreneurship concentration. Since then, I have scratched out the beginnings of a new venture. The initial team included Daytime MBA ’14 Manav Tandon, fellow Weekend Executive MBA … Continue reading

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Looking Back, After a Long Haul

I turned in my last paper on December 16, and I officially graduate on May 11 of this year. I now occupy the time between official completion and the time when I celebrate the work I did over the last … Continue reading

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Testing, Testing … 1, 2, 3

The office was searing hot. It was 5 pm in the afternoon on a Sunday. The temperature in Cambridge, MA, was approaching 90 degrees and the owners of 5 Cambridge Center chose to conserve energy by turning down the AC … Continue reading

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Leaving on a Jet Plane …

Last Thursday my mind turned to what I had to get done before leaving for Durham: I looked through my “Duke Travel” folder in Yahoo mail, which helps me to stay organized. I saw that all of my reservations for … Continue reading

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Resetting Expectations with My New Team

I sat nervously at the head of a long conference table as my direct reports filed into the room. We were in the largest room in the building and my group almost filled it. In the past, as an individual … Continue reading

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Why I Chose Fuqua

I Already Have a Job … I look at my watch. It’s 5 o’clock and I still have a mountain of work to do this week. My mind is furiously sorting through what needs to be done to complete our … Continue reading

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