This month, my assigned blog topic is “work-life balance.” I’ll confess up front that I cringe every time I hear that term.
Category: Evening MBA Blog
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As working professional students, we so often get caught up in the day-to-day tactical grind of work and school. It’s easy to forget that we’re back in school again for these short few years and they absolutely fly by in the blink of an eye. As Goizueta students, we have unique opportunities to take advantage of Emory campus life with our classmates and network with professionals in diverse industries which we might not otherwise have. The working professionals MBA program office and the EvMBA social committee work hard during the year to put on fun and engaging student life...
If you’ve never seen Pixar’s 2016 Oscar-winning short film “Piper,” then stop everything, pay $1.99 and watch it here. Seriously — you’ve probably spent twenty-six minutes just mindlessly scrolling through Twitter today. Just watch it. Like most Disney/Pixar creations, “Piper” has a simple plot but layers of emotional depth. The story follows a hungry bird named Piper on a quest for a meal. To accomplish this mission, Piper must overcome physical and psychological obstacles. The film begins with a scene any beachgoer knows quite well — a swarm of sandpipers running towards the shoreline, beaks dipping into the sand...
Work-life balance and stress management are familiar coping skills for any Goizueta student. Along with good sleep, exercise is one of the best stress management techniques we have. With our busy schedules, however, squeezing in time to work out can be a challenge.
When I was in high school, I had a love/hate relationship with math. I passed algebra with flying colors and found nerdy joy in the challenge of solving for an “x” variable in an equation.
When I began the EvMBA program, I was not necessarily planning to make a career transition. I was fairly happy with my employer, and I thought that I had opportunities to grow within the company.
For the past two weeks, I have been savoring a very special time — a mid-semester break. These breaks are precious to me because since beginning the Evening MBA program back in August 2016, there have only been about 16 weeks where I’ve had no school commitments. Between ACE classes, Washington Campus and my international module, I’ve filled up most of my “breaks” with other school activities. This time, I decided to enjoy a much-needed respite.