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Drawn Together

Quotes Ann Hargraves T'77, about her involvement in the founding of the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont—the first and only standalone school in the nation to offer a two-year Master of Fine Arts in cartooning—through her work with the Upper Valley SCORE foundation which educates entrepreneurs and helps small businesses start, grow and succeed.

Apr 27, 2016

How Companies Escape the Traps of the Past

Vijay Govindarajan discusses the relevance of the Three Box framework in organizations—focusing on box two: the past—to ensure the company endures over time.

Apr 27, 2016

Can politicians really bring jobs “back” to the U.S.?

Dean Matthew Slaughter discusses the policies needed to create high-paying jobs in the U.S. including increasing the availability of H-1B visas.

Apr 26, 2016

The Highest MBA Signing Bonuses

Highlights Tuck in an article on the importance of signing bonuses and other benefits to MBA graduates when deciding on an offer.

Apr 25, 2016

We Asked Business’s Top Turnaround Pros How to Save the GOP

Sydney Finkelstein says, “There are not a lot of examples of companies that have gone through a successful transformation that have kept the same management team.” Finkelstein notes that CEOs move on, but political hands remain even after old methods stop working.

Apr 25, 2016

‘Before you can create, you must forget’

An interview with Vijay Govindarajan on his new book, The Three-Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation, and how the Three Box framework can lead to innovation.

Apr 25, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: What Prince Taught Us About the Global Economy

Towards the end of one of his early hits “1999,” Prince hauntingly foretold that, “life is just a party and parties weren’t meant 2 last.”

Apr 25, 2016

Why trade and globalization concerns are resonating with voters at home

Dean Matthew Slaughter says that, with the right kind of policies going forward, more global engagement can help American families in the future.

Apr 22, 2016

What Does it Really Take to Stop Wasting Time?

Sydney Finkelstein offers five simple steps and says it's a matter of common sense with a healthy dose of personal discipline.

Apr 21, 2016

Why Unicorns Are Struggling

Vijay Govindarajan, Tarunya Govindarajan, and Adam Stepinski note challenges faced by unicorns, which are privately owned tech companies valued at $1 billion or more. They write, "... unicorns are struggling not only to keep up, but to keep innovating beyond their first breakthrough."

Apr 21, 2016

What Have Free-Trade Policies Meant for New Hampshire?

Dean Matthew Slaughter said that the U.S. has been “behind the curve” when it comes to strengthening the social safety net for communities that are affected by free-trade agreements.

Apr 20, 2016

Rising H-1B visa costs are stifling innovation and hurting the success of US companies

In an op-ed, Dean Matthew Slaughter says that, facing a shortage of skilled workers, the U.S. should make H-1B visas more affordable for the nation's companies and start-ups.

Apr 19, 2016

Nothing is permanent

Sydney Finkelstein is quoted as saying, "When smart leaders fail, it is not because they are incompetent, but because they are absorbed in their beliefs and are not willing to change.”

Apr 18, 2016

Six Reasons Smart People Fail

Citing the book, Why Smart Executives Fail by Sydney Finkelstein, the Huffington Post offers six explanations for why highly regarded leaders have failed.

Apr 18, 2016

Effective business leaders who see change when it’s coming tick three boxes

An opinion piece by Vijay Govindarajan about how effective leaders are able to use the Three Box framework as a continual process—always reevaluating and reflecting on the past, present, and future.

Apr 18, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Stuck in Second Gear

“Growth has been too slow for too long.” That was the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund, Maurice Obstfeld, writing last week about global economic conditions.

Apr 18, 2016

Why Candidates are Out of Sync with How Americans Really Feel About Trade

Quotes Dean Matthew Slaughter on trade and globalization in the United States. “Slaughter suggests the safety net could be strengthened with expanded unemployment insurance, job training, and direct subsidies for workers whose wages suffer,” reports NPR. “He warns that unless the benefits of trade are shared more equitably, public opposition to trade deals is likely to grow.”

Apr 18, 2016

MBA Internship Tips: Getting an Internship

Quotes Jonathan Masland on the two different types of MBA internship searches and the importance of knowing what career services offer.

Apr 14, 2016