How to convert stress into success

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84 CEOs from around the world, whose firms range from SMEs to global multinationals, have spoken to a seasoned leadership advisor about their biggest challenges in their first months as CEO and how they were able to convert stress into success.

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Conflict should be an opportunity, not a problem

Arguments are common at workplaces and should not necessarily be viewed as something negative. But there are a few ways to actually use them as an opportunity to improve the team...

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News | Career + Application

Global survey: What’s important for graduate job seekers

Flexible working arrangements that allow for a better work life balance are nearly as important as salary for young graduates on the job-hunt. This is the result of a global survey...

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News | Admissions

How to avoid mistakes that can break an MBA interview

An MBA interview starts with the first interaction between the admissions committee of a business school and the applicant. It is not confined to the time spent in front of the...

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News | Specialized Master

MBA and a master's in finance in comparison

There is some debate about the value of an MBA in comparison to a master's in finance and it is fair to say that there is little consensus in what might be the better degree option...

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News | Admissions

Business school application: Video tests are becoming a force

More top business schools are using “live” video tests to get to know MBA candidates and be able to assess their communication skills. The new assessment tool also helps them...

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News | Business Schools

Michigan Ross first top 10 graduate business school to offer online degree

Michigan Ross, the business school at the University of Michigan, one of the top 10 graduate business schools in the U.S., is the first to offer a part time, online degree late in...

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News | Rankings

Warwick Business School tops the FT’s online MBA ranking

The Financial Times has published its online education ranking for 2019. Warwick Business School has retained the number one spot for the best online MBA. The survey also found...

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News | Career + Application

Global Talent Competitiveness Index: Entrepreneurial talent is key differentiator

The 2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) report reveals that Switzerland, Singapore and the United States continue to lead the world in talent competitiveness. Countries...

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News | Career + Application

What’s behind a good resume

A resume counts for about ten per cent when searching for a new job according to an expert. Targeting opportunities and networking are often more important. A resume combined with...

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News | Leadership + Management

Methods to maximise leaders’ impact

The most effective leaders are those that know their own strengths and weaknesses well and can complement their own talents with people who have the skills they might be lacking...

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News | MBA Market

Entrepreneurs from just twelve top MBAs founded 5,505 companies

There’s still debate in the media and amongst business people, if MBAs really make good entrepreneurs. The Financial Times (FT) has now presented proof that a significant number of...

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News | Executive Education

Stanford announces new Executive Education programme

Stanford Graduate School of Business has announced a new Executive Education programme for chief operating officers. The three-month-long programme combines immersive online...

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News | Executive Education

Business schools face more competition for Executive Education

Business schools provide one-fifth of the global corporate learning market according to a study by education consultants Carrington Crisp. Executive Education is a key revenue...

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News | Salary + Money

Inequality: Men still earn more than women after an MBA

Male MBA graduates are still better off financially than women. According to figures compiled by the Forté Foundation, men earn 28 per cent more than women despite having the same...

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News | Rankings

More than 50 US-schools make it into the Top 100 in the FT Global MBA ranking for 2019

Many elite business schools in the US have seen a decline in applications, partly due to the political turmoil in the country. But despite these challenging circumstances,...

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News | Career + Application

What CEOs look for during a job interview

Many New Year's resolutions revolve around changing jobs. Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison has collected advice how candidates can ace a job interview in 2019. Amongst his top tips are...

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News | Leadership + Management

Why executives should consider a side career in teaching

For many executives teaching can be an interesting and worthwhile add-on to their career path as it is an intellectual challenge as well as a means of giving back. An article in...

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News | Executive Education

Australia invests in competition for the MBA programme

In Australia, the traditional MBA gets a competitor backed by successful Australian startup companies like Canva, SafetyCulture or Koala Mattress. The young companies believe that...

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News | Business Schools

South Korea: New MBA degree in cryptocurrency

A business school in South Korea has introduced a new MBA pogramme in cryptocurrency. Crypto MBA is a one-and-a-half-year programme covering topics such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, smart...

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News | Leadership + Management

Why soft skills make all the difference

MBA students should not only work on their career steps, academic successes and practical experience, they also need to consider how to build up a portfolio of soft skills to...

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News | Career + Application

Facebook is no longer the 'Best Place to Work'

Glassdoor's Best Places to Work list for 2019 has a few surprises in store. After a year of scandals Facebook has dropped from number 1 to number 7. Google has also lost a bit of...

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News | Business Schools

New offer in Germany: MBA in Global Business

A new German business school degree wants to develop leaders who have both management expertise and international experience. The MBA in Global Business is therefore taught in...

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News | Leadership + Management

Biases MBAs need to avoid

“Survivorship bias”, “anchoring”, the “availability heuristic” and the “confirmation bias” – these are mental errors that can hamper an MBA’s development, a current analysis...

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News | Executive Education

Report showcases how an EMBA can further careers

Whilst the traditional MBA is in decline, the Executive MBA is becoming more popular. A new study by the Executive MBA Council shows that nearly 40 per cent were promoted during...

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News | Female Careers

New survey shows increase in female MBA enrolment

Female enrolment in full-time MBA programmes grew to 38 per cent this year. This news comes from 52 business schools that are members of the Forté Foundation. The increase can be...

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News | Business Schools

Admissions expert on how to apply for an MBA without a business background

Most MBA applicants have an impressive CV made up of university achievements, career highlights, voluntary work and leadership experiences and all from a corporate or business...

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News | Rankings

Another MBA ranking favours Stanford, Harvard and Wharton

It's the time of the year, when one ranking follows the next. Whilst they are often hard to compare, featuring different regions and methodologies, the top spots generally seem to...

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News | Rankings

Bloomberg ranking surprises with big drops for some schools

After the Financial Times and the Economist Bloomberg Businessweek also ranked MBA programmes. Businessweek looked at traditional US-programmes only. Stanford took out the title...

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News | Career + Application

How to be heard

Most jobs and positions include serious time spent in communication, for example in meetings and negotiations, but getting through to others is often more about how you express...

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News | Salary + Money

Should you decide yourself what you are paid?

Andrew Hill, management editor at the Financial Times, reports about Makers, a small London-based software engineering firm founded in 2012, where employees set their own...

 

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