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“Hurry up, I have a final due in 2 hours so I don’t have a lot of time.” That’s what I said to my 9-year old daughter the other night as we did our nighttime routine. It doesn’t usually end up being such a stark trade-off, literally stealing minutes from bedtime to go run a regression on some widget sales data. But there’s no way around the fact that my SOM experience means, at least in quantitative terms, less family time.
The move to Evans Hall, our new state-of-the-art campus, is a milestone in the history of the Yale School of Management, the youngest of Yale’s impressive array of professional schools. For the first time, we have a building designed for us, built deliberately to foster our mission. With glass panels stretching across the entire façade, the building is transparent, as business should be. The combination of a courtyard and glass walls enables extended lines of sight, symbolic of a skill managers need to thrive in an incre
As part of Yale SOM’s Leadership Development Program, I was blessed to have had two outstanding coaches – one a professional coach, and the other a peer coach from my class. I’m not sure I knew what to expect exactly as we started the coaching process….. were these coaches to help me self-reflect on ways I could improve my leadership? Or were they to be sounding boards for ideas I might have? Perhaps to keep me accountable to what I had set out for myself in my Leadership Development Plan?
I’m pleased to be writing you as we begin the 2013-2014 academic year. It promises to be an exciting year for our program and a historic year for the school, as we will move into our new campus, the beautiful and technologically advanced Edward P. Evans Hall.