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MBA advice: Be curious. It can make you a better business leader. If you want to change the world, you first have to know how it works right now.
Did you know that schools do background checks on students? That's why if you have resume blemishes or academic indiscretions you need to tell the truth.
MBA deadlines are approaching fast, so here are 10 creative ways to demonstrate your interest in schools before you apply.
People help you grow and advance. They create opportunities for you. Appreciation is the secret key to keeping good energy flowing to and through you.
Internet searching is an indispensable skill. But sometimes the things you need to know can’t be learned online. There is no substitute for mentorship.
Resumes are all about impact & positive contributions to meaningful outcomes. Want to have more impact and contribute towards meaningful outcomes? It’s easy.
I use these secrets to coach my clients to amazing outcomes while bringing out their authentic voices so they get more than just a stellar application.
But Do You Really Know What You Want? Explore Preferences: If you don’t know what you want, it will be hard to make confident choices.
I help aspiring business leaders understand their strengths, how to communicate them & achieve their goals, and build strong professional relationships.
What do you want to be when you grow up? It’s a question I’m still asking after more than 3 decades. And that’s as it should be.
Here are some things you can do now to get ahead of the game. Taking these steps before classes begin will help ensure your success in the internship race.
If you’re feeling stuck in the rut of just getting your work done, try a few of these ideas for how to bring more fun and connection to your office.
Loads of Amazing Free MBA Application Advice! Here are some of my choicest pieces of advice for MBA applicants, rising MBAs, and even folks on the waitlist.
Did you get into multiple schools? It's a tough decision! This is for people who have the problem of having to choose between rival offers for MBA admission.
I couldn't accept the decisions I made. Then I made peace with them and discovered something new. It got easier to make decisions!
You are awesome without having to try. I recommend doing more things that bring you joy because that is the best path to fulfilling your ultimate purpose.
Security and risk: Humans need a balance of both in order to be happy, fulfilled, and feel alive. So why don’t we take more risks?
Charisma isn't what you think. Let this Italian dude and his dancing monkey show you how to wow a crowd and make friends with strangers.
Stop and look at your resume. Do you have bullets that start with the word “Led”? You have to get rid…real Leaders Don’t Use the Word “Led”
The secret to presenting yourself as the ideal hire: show your utility function. This is what employers want to know when they interview you.
If you aren’t asking questions and seeking to understand how things really work, it will limit your opportunities for advancement.
Before you quit your job and head off to bschool, be sure to do these 3 things to solidify existing relationships and collect valuable feedback.
You’re willing to work hard, you want to add value, but you also want to enjoy your work and be inspired. The key is to interview people.
You won't reach your highest goals overnight. To get there fast, maximize your current options and enjoy the ride. Be a Short Term Pragmatist.
Being a longterm visionary is a cure for Short Term Myopia and Option Paralysis. Try this quick exercise to help steer your career.
A professional conference is a great opportunity to create career social churn, support and inspiration. Here's how to make the most of one.
Want to have more impact in your career? It’s easy. Just ask yourself this one question: How can I be of service? The download our 67 ideas!
Learn how to build your resume through expanded impact and measurable results. Follow these tips to make it easy to impress with your resume.
Don't just say thanks. Use Vivid Appreciation: the art of giving back by letting people share your success and be inspired. Learn how.
Mentorship is part of how we grow. Mentors are people whose wisdom makes your journey easier. You can’t achieve full potential without them.
Be curious. Ask questions about how the world works. It will make you a better thinker & leader. Download our free market sizing problem set!
Are you a Risk-Taker? Would you call yourself brave? You need to be if you want a fulfilling career. Here's why and how to cultivate courage.
Workplace Kindness is an underestimated way to advance your career. You need to hustle. But unlike hard work, kindness never goes unnoticed.
Jobs pay in two currencies – cash and knowledge capital. Develop knowledge you can take with you, don’t just master the firm’s way.
Want to research potential firms & impress networking contacts? Here is our 7-Step Process for conducting an Awesome Informational Interview.
Explore preferences; decide what you like and what matters to you. If you don’t know what you want, it's hard to make confident choices.
Resilience allows you to grow. If you know how to fail, then you know how to succeed. Follow these 3 easy steps to turn setbacks into wins.
Confident humility is required to live a full and happy life. It's a founding principle for Berkeley Haas and Google seeks in its employees.
Upward Management may be the most undervalued skill for professional success. If you are a great upward manager you will also advance rapidly.
You have to stop using your Elevator Pitch to introduce yourself at Networking Events. Try a better way to connect.
Listen! Avoid Awkward Networking Moments. Listen here to find out how to gain access to any networking conversation without being an arse.
Understanding Social Distance is your key to confidence in any professional networking situation – even when you are outside of your culture.
Sometimes feedback takes the form of a disparaging comment. Instead of letting them get you down, here's how to use them to grow.
Did you think that the purpose of a networking event was to impress people? Take the transaction out of networking and get people to like you.
Change your perspective on networking. It's something you already do and enjoy. This is the Career Protocol networking philosophy.
The 2-hour Job Search by Steve Dalton is a MUST READ if you’re looking to boost your next job search! Learn why in this episode of #MakeMondaysBetter with Angela.
Discover the 3 leadership skills you will undoubtedly need for any job or MBA program to build the foundation of a successful career in this video.
Harvard Business School is getting a new Director of Admissions in 2023! Read this letter to the new appointee explaining why the HBS application is so special and what can be improved.
Read this letter explaining why the resignation of the Stanford GSB Dean of Admissions gives Stanford the chance to reform the 2023 application and find applicants who will have a positive impact.
Are you ready for the 2023 MBA application cycle? Here’s the timeline you need to follow to get yourself organized and feel fully prepared to hit “submit” when the deadlines come!
Here’s what NOT to do on your resume! Check out this episode to learn about the 3 most common resume mistakes and how to fix them.
Are you ready for the 2023 MBA application season? Watch this episode of #MBAMonday to learn the 6 things you need to do to prepare for the September R1 deadlines.
If interviews make you feel anxious, you’re not alone. Read this to reverse your opinion on job interviews and start loving them instead.
Going from the military to business school can be quite a culture shock. Tips from Military Officer who obtained an MBA on how to navigate the transition.
A full mock interview with feedback! Learn how to approach the interview questions and harness your storytelling skills for this Columbia Business School mock interview with Senior Coach Brian Birdwell.
OpenAI got you thinking you’re finally off the hook for writing your MBA essays? Think again!
Still believe that happiness comes after success? Think again, friend. Discover what it takes to be truly successful and learn to be happy at work.
Expecting OpenAI to write your MBA essays? Read this blog post to learn why human qualities will always give you the upper hand to write a better essay than any AI robot.
Discover how to answer the inevitable interview question, “why are you a good fit for this job?” to stand out amongst your competition.
Interview day totally freaking you out? Worry not! Follow these 3 steps on game day to feel confident and prepared for your interview.