Reflections on the evening with Peter Thiel

Sep-29-2014 by

Regular columnist Patrick Daniel reflects on his experience of listening to Peter Thiel’s conversation with Bill Sahlman. There are a few things better than a good conversation, but not many. A good conversation inspires you to think differently. It keeps you engaged long after the conversation has ended.  When Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and […]

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A Conversation on Leadership after Graduation

 Photo: Conversation on leadership with CommonBond founder David Klein and Taza Chocolate founder Alex Whitmore at General Assembly, Boston   When I graduated from HBS in 2010, I started down the common path of becoming a management consultant, but I knew I wanted to become an entrepreneur down the road. I believed that experiences in one setting […]

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What my MBA at Harvard did NOT teach me


The only way to make an impact is to go to Wall Street. As you can see below, more HBS graduates are heading out to the West Coast to make a difference, taking positions in product management, marketing, sales, and general management.  In a dramatic shift versus a decade ago, technology jobs are more sought […]

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Mentors4u and the true Great Beauty

True Great Beauty. Mentors4u - Dimitrios Tzivelis

This March the Italian film, “Great Beauty” won the Academy award for best international movie. The film, skilfully directed by Paolo Sorrentino, depicts the decadence of a part of the Italian society immersed in lavish and extravagant parties and living only by memories of past, often presumed, greatness, in the exquisite setting of a timeless and breathtaking Rome. […]

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Teman & Teran Evans, HGSD Superstar Entrepreneurs

Mar-24-2014 by

Last Fall, the Harbus got an opportunity to meet and talk with Teman & Teran Evans after hearing them speak at an event at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. They are both HGSD graduates and founders of the DIOSCURI brand. They have worked for star architect, Rem Koolhaas and have been featured in Time […]

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InsideIL: Connecting MBAs to the Start-Up Nation


This week, HBS MBAs Sara Greenberg and Della Heiman are launching InsideIL – an online platform designed to connect MBA students with leading Israeli companies, and to facilitate summer internships. The program represents an exciting opportunity for students to immerse themselves in dynamic companies, to experience a new culture, and to forge global relationships with leading entrepreneurs […]

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Taking money from VC’s means you will lose a lot of control.


The COO of RueLaLa, founders of Caudalie, the Head of Retail & commerce at Facebook, keynote speakers William McComb the CEO of Fifth & Pacific, Julie Bornstein the CMO & CDO of Sephora and Donna Karan together in one building at the 10th annual Retail & Luxury Goods Conference put on by the Retail & […]

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Heard at today’s WSA conference

Feb-22-2014 by

Today’s Dynamic Women in Business conference, hosted by the Women Student Association at HBS, continues to be an impressive success. Golden nuggets of advice, quick-witted tips and life-long proverbs speckled thoughtful debate throughout the day. Over 1,000 young and seasoned well-heeled business women power-networked to discuss healthcare, income-equality, marketing, finance, entertainment and media. Here are some […]

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FIELD of Dreams

Feb-04-2014 by
Team TAM (FIELD of Dreams)

So, another generation of HBS students has made it through FIELD 2. And after soaking up the sun in a variety of Southern Hemisphere hotspots, they’re no doubt relieved to be back here in the icy embrace of Boston’s post-apocalyptic winter wasteland. In January, HBS dispatched RCs to the ends of the earth. Destinations included repeat […]

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HBS Alum Series: Q&A With Ms. Angela Chao, Class of 2001, Section E

Dec-05-2013 by

Angela Chao is Deputy Chairman of Foremost Group, an international shipping company in New York.  Prior to joining Foremost Group, Angela Chao worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions Department of Smith Barney, now a part of Citigroup. Angela received her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an undergraduate degree from Harvard College where she graduated […]

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