Duke Weekend Executive MBA Student Blog
Lessons Learned Dangling 30 Feet Above Ground
Life is challenging, but when you have a cheerleader on your team or someone who believes in you despite your flaws or fears, you can do what seems impossible.
Aspiring for Authenticity as an Executive MBA Student
As I looked ahead to a full term of new classes, a demanding schedule at work and a long list of summer activities for my toddlers, I wondered how I’d manage it all.
An Academic Path Paved by Failure (Again and Again)
My hope isn’t that you see this as a story about overcoming obstacles through creativity and dogged perseverance. Instead, I hope to destigmatize the importance of being authentic to who you are.
Inspiring More Women to Pursue an MBA
I remember a few years ago when I began considering this process, I had no women colleagues who had even considered pursuing an MBA.
Operation MBA: A Veteran’s Struggle with Imposter Syndrome
The truth is that every student, regardless of their military background, may have feelings of uncertainty going into an MBA program.
2 Stories of Lifelong Learning
I am sharing two stories with the hopes that one of them will resonate with you and help you reflect on your own journey.
Unlocking the True Strength of a Team
It wasn’t until I came to Fuqua, that I understood there was one more stage we should be striving to achieve, one of interdependence.
Adding Value and Creating an Impact in the Program
We brainstormed ideas on how we could have an event to tell the African story and what it takes to do business on the continent.
Reflections as I Approach MBA Graduation
During my time in the 22-month program, I have gained invaluable insights into finance, operations, managerial accounting, entrepreneurship, and business strategy.
My Fuqua Learnings are Already Helping Me at Work
I sought out Fuqua’s Weekend Executive MBA program because it was the best fit for where I currently am in my career.