Like most working professionals, I start pretty much every day with a warm cup of coffee. When I reach for a K-cup in the office break room or purchase beans or order a brewed cup of coffee, I’m usually focused on my forthcoming coffee-drinking experience.
Author: Lindsay Eierman
Over winter break, I participated in an international colloquium sponsored by Social Enterprise @ Goizueta. Professor Peter Roberts led 20 Evening MBA students through Guatemala and El Salvador to learn about social entrepreneurship and specialty coffee in these countries.
Two years ago, when I was considering where to pursue my MBA, one of my top priorities was to attend a school with a strong alumni network.
Now that I’m more than halfway through my courses for the EvMBA Program, I’m realizing how little time I have left to take advantage of the countless networking and educational opportunities that Goizueta offers.
It’s 8 p.m. on a Tuesday — time to get some homework done before falling asleep to Netflix. But tonight, I’m not studying in the library or in my home office. Instead, I’m in aisle two of my local Kroger, staring at the mustard selections.
Growing up, I associated those words with punishment. Summer school was for people who were forced to go to school as remediation for poor performance during the regular academic year.
“Growing up, what did you always need and never get?” “What did you particularly value from your childhood that you would like to give to others?” “What gets you mad in the world?” As I jotted down answers to these questions, I had to take a moment to look around the room and remind myself where I was.