Category: Business School

My Son’s “Why”

My son has outgrown (much too fast!) the phase where he used to do as he was told. I often think back to one instance in particular when his obedience was highlighted. My wife, he, and I were walking down a street in Dubai, and he stopped us to ask if he could walk up ...

Thoughts On an MBA

After about 6 months at Kellogg, I've come to the conclusion that an MBA is essentially about learning a language -- the language of business. NPV, segmentation, ROI, VOC, etc. are all "words" that comprise this language and enable you as a businessperson to converse with other businesspeople. It's not critical that you learn complex ...

Kellogg Diving

Several years ago, I went skydiving with some friends. While I awaited my turn, I felt very calm, as if I was simply waiting for a ride at an amusement park. It wasn’t until I was 14,000 feet above ground, peering out the open door of the propeller plane, that it struck me: I was ...