Tag: Business Acumen

Invest in Yourself


Have you been struck from out of the blue? Well I have. One fine day in January 2014, I was contemplating my future and suddenly a thought struck me. I realized that I was relying... Read More

Reflections as a Fuqua Alumna

Shaking Dean Bill Boulding's hand at our graduation commencement, from my reflections as Fuqua alumna

As students both young and old headed back to the classroom this past fall, it became extremely apparent to me that I was no longer one of them. No more evening reading. No more team meetings.... Read More

Surviving Through Term 3!

Duke's Weekend MBA Students during Partner Weekend

I’ve survived Term 3, which means I'm half-way through the Weekend Executive MBA (WEMBA) journey. In the Term 2 and 3 courses, I have not only learned about the detail orientation needed to manage business,... Read More

Bringing Great Ideas to Life

Howie - Bringing Great Ideas startup challenge

As Managing Director of Fuqua’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI), I work with students or alumni, to help with their startups. I assist in leveraging Duke’s amazing network, whether they be investors, partners, mentors,... Read More

My Mid-MBA Career Transition

Matt - Career Transitions

Undertaking a Duke MBA while working full-time is a serious commitment in itself, but over the course of the 20 months you’re in the program…life still happens! Many of my classmates had children born; some... Read More