Tag Archives: Professional Experience

Concentration

In the Weekend Executive MBA program, concentrations are optional. Two classes for the concentration are taken during the final, required term (Term 6), and then the remaining requirement of a final project is completed during an additional Term 7. I … Continue reading

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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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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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An Ode to Studying

I have studied at a desk. With a pest (named Booger). I have studied on a plane, on a bus, and on a train, And on a boat, but not with a goat (but with a rabbit, chinchilla, 6 fish, … Continue reading

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Taking the Plunge

You might be wondering about how I got here … well, I’ve always had dreams of owning my own company, or working my way up the management chain. But, the path toward getting there wasn’t always clear, and I’ve taken … Continue reading

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Life, Love and the Pursuit of Craziness

After my class finished Term 3 finals, I used this blog as yet another reason to procrastinate on my all-out attack of the 20-pound FedEx box containing my Term 4 pre-reading! You see, before each term, all the academic prep … 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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