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Forget Apple & Alphabet, these 2 stocks are better investments: McNamee

As a guest on CNBC’s Fast Money, Roger McNamee T’82, Elevation Partners co-founder, discusses Amazon and Facebook as his top two tech stock picks. "Amazon and Facebook really stand out," says McNamee. "They have enormous opportunities."

May 17, 2016

The 5 Habits of Spectacularly Successful Bosses

An opinion piece by Sydney Finkelstein about five habits that successful individuals exhibit. “There’s no formula for divining the next great idea, but what you can do is develop a series of habits that increase your chances of an innovative breakthrough,” writes Finkelstein.

May 17, 2016

The Best & Brightest MBAs In The Class of 2016

T’16s Alicia True Dagrosa, Whitney Flynn, Joseph Mpumelelo Ngwenya, Johnny Mathias and Pete Mathias have been named to Poets & Quants’ list of 2016 Best and Brightest MBAs. Poets & Quants selected 100 MBA graduates, hailing from 53 different MBA programs globally. Check out their profiles on page four of the P&Q story.

May 16, 2016

Kaitlyn Ramirez D’09, T’16 Selected for Japanese Leadership Exchange Program

Ramirez will travel to Japan this summer as part of the Tomodachi-Mitsui & Co. Leadership Program.

May 16, 2016

Slaughter & Rees Report: Meet George Jetson

A few years ago, the acclaimed investor and author Peter Thiel pithily summed up the paucity of big-bang innovations: “We were promised flying cars and we got 140 characters.”

May 16, 2016

Poshmark co-founder Tracy Sun: The mind behind the fashion-tech startup

A feature story about Tracy Sun T'05, co-founder and vice president of merchandising at Poshmark, a social commerce app that enables the buying and selling of secondhand clothing and accessories online. San Francisco Chronicle highlights that the company has accumulated more than 1.5 million sellers, who engage with the app an average of seven times per day. "Those are the kind of numbers you'd expect to hear from a Facebook or a Pinterest," says Sun. "You don't often hear that kind of addictiveness or engagement in a commerce app."

May 13, 2016

Vogel: Housing Assistance

John Vogel discusses the challenges that low income households face when in need of housing assistance. “Food, housing and medical care are all basic human needs,” says Vogel. “All of which leads me back to wonder again, why we can’t administer housing vouchers the way we administer food stamps.”

May 13, 2016

To Grow as a Person, Selectively Forget the Past

An opinion piece by Vijay Govindarajan about how his Three Box Solution theory can be equally applied to an organization and an individual seeking personal growth. Govindarajan writes, “Even as the Three Box Solution framework helps organizations innovate and grow, it reveals a set of principles that can help leaders in their personal transformation journey too."

May 13, 2016

The Most Iconic Ad Campaigns And What Marketers Today Can Learn From Them

Kevin Lane Keller is referenced in an article about how the criteria for an iconic ad campaign is shifting. Forbes notes that Keller would put the Milk Board's "Got Milk?" campaign in the iconic ad campaign category.

May 12, 2016

Creative Destruction in the Age of Ideas

Anup Srivastava explores the structural reasons why newly listed firms are more volatile than ever, and likely to stay that way.

May 12, 2016

Few U.S. Workers Receive Federal Assistance for Trade Deal Consequences

Dean Matthew Slaughter comments on the inadequacy of the Trade Adjustment Assistance program that supports U.S. workers who lose their jobs to foreign competitors. Slaughter calls the program, "vastly inadequate and improperly designed.”

May 11, 2016

Tuck and Google Team Up to Teach Digital Excellence

If you’re a business owner, the digital revolution is a phenomenon you just can’t ignore. Regardless of what you’re offering to the world, using the Internet and social media for marketing, communication, and strategy is a necessity.

May 06, 2016

MHCDS Launches Virtual Seminar Series for Alumni

Master of Health Care Delivery Science graduates reconnect over real-world learning in a new monthly online seminar.

May 06, 2016

Energy Transfer ‘can’t close Williams deal’: CEO

Sydney Finkelstein comments on how Energy Transfer Equity LP Chief Executive Kelcy Warren recently delivered a public and concrete renunciation of his once-coveted deal for rival Williams. "I've never heard of an example like this—of this degree of buyer's remorse. It was a bad deal from the beginning and they've realized it afterward, and now they're going about the process of trying to get out of the deal in a way that destroys the credibility of their own management."

May 06, 2016

A ‘Three-Box Solution’ For Leading Innovation

An interview with Vijay Govindarajan about his new book The Three Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation and how the theory was inspired by his Hindu faith.

May 06, 2016

Donald Trump won’t be shunned by CEOs, experts say

Sydney Finkelstein says we shouldn't expect Donald Trump to be shunned by CEOs if he lands in the White House. "CEOs don't have much of a choice. If it happens to be a President Trump, they're going to have to deal with him."

May 06, 2016

Fed’s structure is broken and needs overhaul, former insider says

Quotes Peter Fisher who has joined the growing chorus calling for reform of the U.S. central bank. "The Fed's decision-making and communications process is broken and has been for some time," said Fisher in a speech to the Shadow Open Market Committee last week.

May 06, 2016

Three Traits that will Get You Hired by the Best Bosses

Sydney Finkelstein says, "The determination of superbosses to recruit the most intelligent, creative, and flexible employees possible is central to how they think about talent, and success.”

May 06, 2016