Tag Archives: Applicable Knowledge

Forming Your Professional Playbook: Advice from an Industry Leader

While most of us at Fuqua, myself included, have long ago given up on our dreams of playing professional sports, I have to admit that when I had the opportunity to hear from Elizabeth Lindsey, Co-President of the Consulting Division … Continue reading

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The Power of the Duke Network

MBA & Team Fuqua Enable Career Change When I joined the Duke Weekend Executive MBA class in 2006, I was a United States Air Force fighter pilot and Director of Force Application Capabilities, working out of the Pentagon. I had … Continue reading

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Ready for China

July 2nd has been circled on my calendar for quite some time. Why you ask? Not because it is the day after my last day of finals for Term 4, but it’s because I will be off to China for … Continue reading

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Distinguished Speakers Provide Food for Thought

I generally share my weekday morning train rides to New York City with my fellow neighbors, and a few co-workers. We have our daily discussions and our early morning sleepy and disoriented brains try to solve all the world’s problems. … Continue reading

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The Right Time for an MBA

Like most who are seriously thinking about pursuing an MBA, the three biggest questions I asked myself as I researched MBA programs were: What value will an MBA provide? Which program is right for me? Why is now the right … Continue reading

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Looking Back at the Last 2 Years

Two years. Life has brought such a huge amount of change in such a short time. In two years, I have gone from applying to different schools, and trying to decide which schools interested me, to studying for my GMAT, … Continue reading

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Fully Adjusted: It’s Possible!

After 10 years away from college life, it took a while to adjust to being in the classroom again. In addition, my family moved into a new home, and my son turned 2 years old and demanded a lot more … Continue reading

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Motivation 101

Motivation — it’s a challenge. Some days it’s more of a challenge than others. Today is one of those days. I decided I’d rather write a blog post about it than write the paper that’s due for a class. The … Continue reading

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Leadership is About Caring, Influencing & Inspiring

Leadership isn’t about checking boxes, manipulating people, and being self-serving. My leadership classes at Duke have taught me that it’s about caring about others; influencing and inspiring others to care about a cause, and a mission, and to step up … Continue reading

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I’m a Believer!

MBA is Transformational Life has changed a lot in the last year. Since starting the Weekend Executive MBA program just under a year ago, I’ve learned so much, gained so much, and have changed a lot, too. From my team-building … Continue reading

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