The last 14 months of my Executive MBA have been a rollercoaster and deciding to complete an MBA is not something anyone should take lightly. So, I wanted to share with others the top five things I wish I knew before I started:
Author: Brian Boland
Going back to college and adapting to student life after 10 years is a big challenge at first, but over time it gradually becomes a normal part of your life. Here are the top things that I have learned on my journey over the last 14 months:
The best thing about doing an Executive MBA is the opportunity to apply the learnings immediately in your workplace. Here are my top key learnings from Goizueta that I have recently applied to my life outside of school: Do three things brilliantly rather than 20 things reasonably – it can be easy to get involved in every project at work, constantly multitasking and trying to complete 20 projects at once. However, we have been taught at Goizueta about the great value of focusing on a smaller number of tasks and doing them exceptionally. Completely immerse yourself in the problem,...
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