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Before leaping into your MBA: advice from the wise

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 16:26
Por: 
Olivia Ferris Laporte

Before starting my MBA, I interviewed several graduates to receive their feedback on their experience (and I also wanted to make sure this was the right choice for me).
From the experiences I gathered, these are the four pointers I believe will truly enrich your MBA:

1. Connect. Really connect

Recently, a friend of mine posted on Facebook term called deep linking. People who seek deep linking are empathetic people who create engaging connections to propose meaningful solutions.
Most of the people whom I’ve talked to, say that their MBA years...

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Before leaping into your MBA: advice from the wise

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 13:29
Por: 
Olivia Ferris

Before starting my MBA, I interviewed several graduates to receive their feedback on their experience (and I also wanted to make sure this was the right choice for me).

From the experiences I gathered, these are the four pointers I believe will truly enrich your MBA:

1. Connect. Really connect.

Connect

Recently, a friend of mine posted on Facebook term called deep linking. People who seek deep linking are empathetic people who create engaging

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Morals from a broken shoe!

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 11:44
Por: 
German Retana

While I was giving a conference for business leaders and I felt some discomfort in one shoe. I figured a piece of trash had stuck to the sole. I continued moving, but the feeling grew. Looking back, I know now it was a big hole. I laughed to imagine what would happen if the shoe broke in half in front of so many people and worse, without the possibility buying a replacement pair. So I told the participants what happened, and seeing their laughter I asked them, “What lessons can we draw from this experience?” Let’s see their answers:

“The elegance of companies and individuals can

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Challenges for business schools in the next 50 years

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 00:00
Por: 
mauren.esquivel@incae.edu (Mauren Esquivel)

This was the topic of discussion that 16 Rectors and Deans developed during their visit to INCAE.

INCAE, November 15, 2014—The Annual Meeting of Rectors and Deans of the INCAE Network took place November 13th-14th at the Francisco Sola Campus in Managua, Nicaragua. The topic for this important event was the "Quality of Education: Challenges for business schools in the next 50 years.”

The objectives of the event were to strengthen partnerships between member universities of the INCAE network and set an agenda for the future, strengthening participants in research topics,...

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Agony of personal freedom

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 16:55
Por: 
German Retana

Look at someone in your organization who suffers serious problems supporting effective, constructive and enjoyable working relationships. We all have our limitations, but people with recurrent and complicated attitudes toward their peers have something in common. Is it due to a lack of self-understanding?

The fear of recurrent "ghosts" of the past, despondency over plaguing anxieties and dramatic anger over inconsequential circumstances are symptoms of someone who is losing touch with him/herself and with reality.  The external world and the “ghosts” imprison them. Their negative

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