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“There’s no business to be done on a dead planet.” I thought about this quote a lot in the last couple weeks. In early March, I traveled to Anaheim and attended the 39th annual Natural Products Expo West, the world’s largest trade show focused on natural, organic and healthy food and products.
Imagine this, a few days later it is going to be Christmas. You are working in this ridesharing company and your boss is asking you to figure out how many ride requests there will be on Christmas Eve.
Many people, myself included, come to business school primarily to build our network and hone the skills that will set us up for success. What I didn’t expect was that through experimenting with electives, different roles and responsibilities, and internships, I was also developing a personal brand. Since during internship recruiting you have to start asking yourself what sets you apart, it starts an introspective journey. In other words, you start looking at how your experiences and style define your personal brand. Using feedback from friends and interviewers, you start to get a map of what your strengths are...
After sitting in the auditorium and listening to the overview about the upcoming career week, I realized that none of the current offerings fit my interests — real estate. Career Week, a requirement for first-year students, consists of a full five days to engage in activities that cater to our own professional development.
Impact investing is a growing trend in the world of social impact and entrepreneurship. Traditionally, social enterprises were formalized as nonprofit entities and competed for grant funding from government and philanthropic foundations.
As we sat in the large auditorium for our first IMPACT class, Professor Lynne Segall told the Class of 2020, “the question we ask is the question we answer.”