Duke Weekend Executive MBA Student Blog
A Day in My Life During an Elective Residency
A busy day during an elective residency starts with an early run with my Weekend Executive MBA classmates.
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.
How I Gained the Courage to Switch Careers
Seeing the courage of my classmates who took on new opportunities with the skills they acquired in the program inspired me to do the same.
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.
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.
Forming Lifelong Friendships Over Residency
When I decided to go back to school for my MBA, I had three goals: improve my leadership skills, expand my knowledge of business, and meet new people.
Accepting Imperfect Timing
When it comes to going back to school, the monster of imperfect timing rears its head and then offers many excuses.
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.