One of the driving forces for obtaining my MBA at Emory was to sharpen and improve my business acumen by improving my analytical and math skills.
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Part of being a successful leader is learning what individual leadership styles are effective in your environment and applying them. Experimenting with new and different styles is key, but this can be a delicate matter in the workplace.
The trip started with a bang, as we stepped out from our Uber and into the terrific accommodations at the Mayflower, quite the insider hotel. President Harry S. Truman called it “Washington’s second best address.” The location within the city was amazing, and I jogged to the White House before classes each morning, bonding with classmates.
I’ll admit it took me over a year to work up the courage to sign up for this training. It is totally out of my comfort zone, representing a perfect example of why I applied to the MBA program: to “dive head-first” into the unknown, the ambiguous and the uncomfortable, in order to grow personally and professionally.
On an early morning in late October, several students, faculty and staff gathered in the cold and rain to put their leadership skills to the test. However, the inclement weather was not going to hinder our successful completion of the 15th Leader’s Reaction Course.
Entrepreneurial empowerment takes on a breadth and depth unknown to me in any other context. This El Salvador Executive MBA trip was an amazing experience from beginning to end, enabling students and alumni the opportunity to experience social enterprise in an emerging market context with the political, historical, social and cultural layers unique to El Salvador’s rich history.
If you told me prior to enrollment at the Goizueta Business School, that I’d graduate with approximately 50 new, quality friendships, I would not have taken you seriously.