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October 22, 2014

Before I applied to Yale SOM, I had an extraordinary opportunity to meet a panel of business leaders. This panel spoke extensively about how they were successful and included a serial entrepreneur, a career politician, a pharmaceutical executive, and a venture capitalist. When they described their backgrounds, the one trait they had in common was that they had all taken a course called Interpersonal dynamics; they described it as a class that doesn’t teach actual business acumen but teaches you about yourself.

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October 21, 2014

I first became interested in financial markets during the Asian financial crisis in 1997. I visited family in South Korea around that time and remember being struck by how deeply the crisis affected people’s lives. Many of my relatives lost their jobs and substantial portions of their savings. I wanted to understand what had happened and how I could help prevent and contain this type of crisis in the future. 

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October 20, 2014

This week, writer Matthew O’Rourke is blogging from the Asian Institute of Management’s Global Network Week module on ecotourism.

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October 17, 2014

Vaughn Emery, CEO of Centri Technology, talked with student entrepreneurs about assembling and working with a strong board of directors.

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October 16, 2014

Two Yale World Fellows discuss their campaigns for change in their home countries.

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October 15, 2014

Yale SOM students are scattered around the globe right now for Global Network Week, but they left a welcome and guide for Network students visiting Yale in the form of this student-created video.

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October 15, 2014

Liddy Karter ’84, managing director at Enhanced Capital, explains the startup lifecycle.

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October 14, 2014

Macune said that changes in technology, including improved solar and battery options, will shake up the utility industry.

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October 10, 2014

The food and wine club could not have picked a better day to host their annual Chili Cookoff; it was a cold afternoon and the students were ready to eat some steaming hot chili to warm their bones.

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October 10, 2014

Second-year MBA students shared lessons and insights learned during their summer internships in a series of panel events sponsored by student clubs this fall. 

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