Tag Archives: Harvard Business Review

Innovation Requires a Growth Mindset

“Fresh ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals We know Silicon Valley for its “fail fast, fail often” ethos. Yet failure still carries a crippling stigma for many people outside of tech. If …

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3 Strategies to Avoid Choking Under Pressure

“Fresh ideas from the Blacklight” SBC’s Weekly Newsletter for Professionals Choking under pressure—it happens to the best of us. We tank an interview and don’t get the job. We freeze while giving an important presentation. …

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Too Much of a Good Thing

This knowledge nugget comes to you courtesy of the Blacklight. Enjoy! If asked to name some of your core strengths, would attributes like these make the list? Driven Direct Easygoing Detail-oriented Cooperative Inquisitive Now, what if …

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The Feedback Sandwich is Stale AF

This knowledge nugget comes to you courtesy of the Blacklight. Enjoy! Most of us are familiar with the advice to couch or preface negative feedback with at least two positive messages, aka the feedback sandwich. …

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5 Podcasts to Feed Your Mind This Thanksgiving Weekend

When you finally emerge from your Tryptophan coma this Thanksgiving weekend and have a hankering for some food for thought, check out these illuminating podcasts from b-schools and beyond that cover entrepreneurship, creativity, leadership and …

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B-School Profs Offer Strategies for the Networking-Averse

Everyone knows that a huge part of the b-school experience is creating a network that you’ll be tapping into for the rest of your career. But what if you’re naturally shy, or simply hate the …

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