Tag Archives: innovation

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. …

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The Bigger Picture: Test and Learn

When I was launching my career post-business school, I had a mentor who was constantly pushing me to “test and learn.” He was not a fan of 200-page business plans, extended market research, surveys, focus …

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Targeted Advice for MIT Sloan Applicants

Is MIT Sloan School of Management on your short list of target schools for this fall’s MBA application season? It’s a phenomenal, highly academic program that draws on the MIT culture at large to …

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Sell Yourself With an MBA Resume

Demonstrate sharp communication and leadership skills when discussing your duties at work. This post originally appeared on Stacy’s “Strictly Business” MBA Blog on U.S.News.com The MBA resume is a whole other animal from …

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Wharton MBA Interview Tips

Are you targeting the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School? Whether you’re looking forward to an interview in Round 2 or 3, or perhaps have your sights set a bit farther out for next application …

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Innovation at Carnegie Mellon Gets $10M Boost

Entrepreneur James R. Swartz and his wife Susan have pledged a $10 million gift to Carnegie Mellon University to aid the university’s goals of enhancing the scope and impact of its innovation and entrepreneurship, the …

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