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  • Women and Leadership: Moving Forward

    Ideas for gender equality and work-life balance abound beyond Sheryl Sandberg’s call to “lean in,” but individuals must implement what’s...

  • When Marketing Jobs Become Uncool

    Why marketing executives ought to take care during their next job search, according to Chief Marketing Officer David T. Scott.

  • Turning Sonoma Sideways With Sustainability

    A former consultant plants a stake in the ground to promote a sustainable model around the growth of the grape.

  • Serving It up in the Sharing Economy

    An entrepreneur takes advantage of an economy built on sharing assets and skill sets, and toasts the risks and rewards of a freelance model.

  • Neel Kashkari at 2014 Wharton|SF Commencement

    Neel Kashkari, WG'02, addresses the 2014 Wharton MBA for Executive graduation ceremony in San Francisco.

  • We Blog, We Score!

    A former professional hockey agent and current analytics pro and columnist glides into the Wharton Blog Network.

  • Leveling the Cultural Playing Field

    Two authors claim to find common traits of overachieving people, using ethnic and religious differences to highlight better parenting styles.

  • Celebrating the Big 4-0 with a ‘Gap Year’

    An alumnus is set to travel the world with his family as a final bid adieu to his disappearing youth—and wants to do so with as many Wharton...

  • Catching up, Finally, With a First Female

    Wharton Magazine goes on the urgent search for other first female members of the Class of 1958.

  • Do Startups Rely on Luck?

    According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, luck is defined as “the things that happen to a person because of chance” or the “accidental...

  • Notes From the Startup Underground

    A serial entrepreneur recounts the history of his startup world, and aims to become a bridge builder in the Wharton community.

  • How to Change Your Mind Mid Internship

    An MBA student lands her dream internship in her dream industry, then realizes she’s ready for more.

  • Business School for the Masses

    The fact is, the younger generation of business professionals and global decision makers are inheriting a tricky situation because the best practices...

  • Arianna Huffington’s Four-Part Guide to Thriving

    Hint: We need to hit the snooze button a little more often.

  • Three Wharton Startups Enter the Shark Tank

    Founders of Wharton startup Zoobean become the latest to appear on Shark Tank on Friday, April 18, at 9:00 p.m. EDT

  • Peterson on Strategy

    Troubleshooter Douglas Peterson speaks about honing the focus of McGraw Hill Financial.

  • Intelligent Design

    Two years in, we provide an update on the MBA curriculum. It still feels new, but the program has empowered plenty of student success stories...

  • The Monkey-Calling, Intuitively Strategic Artist

    Cynthia McVay’s life is often too exceptional to believe. But it’s true, and she lays it all out there.

  • Living up to Youthful Idealism

    Five Wharton alumni share their thoughts about the time they spoke as students at Commencement, and how their words have guided them since.

  • Courage, Caring and Curiosity

    An alum looks back over a successful career and finds his best stories are not about clarity, communication and competence. Instead, they are...

  • 4×1: Alumni Memories

    We ask four alumni: What's their favorite Wharton memory since graduation?

  • Springboarding to the Next Success

    A professor’s book, and subsequent webinar, provides guidance on how to answer “what’s next” in your life.

  • Regions: EMEA

    Jill Le Grand, G’96, WG’96, devotes herself to her family—and to Disney.

  • Photo Extras: Cynthia McVay, G’88, WG’88

    We share additional images from our photo shoot with consultant and artist Cynthia McVay, G’88, WG’88, and her 8,000-square-foot barn abode...

  • Inder Sidhu at the 2013 Wharton Commencement

    Cisco Senior Vice President Inder Sidhu, WG'91, addresses the 2013 Wharton West Coast graduation ceremony.

  • A Pitch for an Ad Man

    From print to broadcast to digital to social media, Leo Levinson keeps reinventing himself, as has the media industry.

  • Realizing Retail Dreams

    A Wharton graduate finds herself leading omnichannel strategy for one of the nation’s storied brands.

  • Aligning Education and Values

    Don’t believe the misconception about Wharton students. They are learning to become givers.

  • Take Advantage of How Far Wall Street Has Come

    Three programs help underrepresented students land valuable internships on "The Street."

  • Not Every Entrepreneur Can Change the World

    The message for entrepreneurs in Latin American (and elsewhere) is to stay grounded and encouraged, and to keep running into walls until they...

  • Before Visionary Leadership Comes … Things

    Business leaders cannot succeed with strategy, team development and other crucial job duties if they don’t do the little things right and on...

  • Avoiding the Sochi Complex

    The Olympics may be over, but Twitter hasn’t moved past #sochiproblems. B-school applicants can still learn valuable lessons from the image...

  • If At First You Don’t Succeed …

    At age 46, Cotter Cunningham started his first company and it failed miserably. But he just “kept walking,” and on his second try, look where...

  • What’s in Store for You?

    Answer Professor Richard Shell’s two questions, and you may put yourself on the path to happiness and success.

  • Selling is Believing

    A serial entrepreneur and engineer comes face to face with what it means to sell something and learns to appreciate just how hard it is.

  • Cut From the Rough

    Recessions don’t care about degrees—even Wharton degrees—but the last one left this undergraduate alumnus the better for it.

  • Five Questions (or so) With Harry’s

    The co-founder of the men’s hipster grooming scene startup, Jeff Raider, WG’10, elaborates on entrepreneurship and strategy with current...

  • Telling the Only Tale of the Fifth Beatle

    The connection between Wharton, the Beatles and a 21-year love affair: entertainment entrepreneur Vivek Tiwary.

  • Get Moving Forward Again

    Dreams, New Year’s resolutions and “should haves, could haves, would haves”— we’ve heard them all. Here are eight mental exercises...

  • School Love Actually

    Alumni still have a love affair with their alma mater. But the strongest bonds are born when two Whartonites grow lifelong romances with each...

  • A Message From the Dean

    Wharton is striving for an interdisciplinary approach, from degree programs, to graduate school and from research centers to policy centers.

  • Regions: Asia

    Blending Wharton classroom concepts with international immersion, Wharton Global Modular courses expose students to new experiences—from Versace’s...

  • An Interview With Luca Zerbini, WG’02

    The global marketing director at Honeywell discusses his "average day" on the job, marketing career strategy, role models and more.

  • Worth a Taste Test

    A Wharton VIP startup, Matt & Marie’s, has its sights set on going from a catering operation to a brick-and-mortar foodie empire.

  • What Did the Wharton Venture Award Mean To You?

    Five alum entrepreneurs recall what it meant to them to have a paid summer spent on campus working on their startups.

  • Another Weekend to Remember at Wharton | San Francisco

    We capture some of the individual personalities and stories that make the San Francisco campus special.

  • Friends, Futures—and Fun in Southeast Asia

    An MBA student comes to grips with the start of his last spring semester at Wharton.

  • Ambassadors and Role Models Abound

    A freshman’s perspective on Wharton’s entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Getting Procurement Right: Part 2

    Don’t build your staff for all the wrong reasons. And don’t leave them hanging without training and knowledge.

  • Going off Script With References: Pt. 2

    Believe that checking references is a pointless part of recruiting talent? Perhaps these hiring horror stories will change your mind.

  • An Hour to Launch a Business?

    Teacher, consultant, entrepreneur, former CEO and now book author John McAdam explains his take on the expedient path to entrepreneurship.

  • An Interview With Aymeric De Hemptinne, WG’11, G’11

    The serial entrepreneur reports on his latest startups and reveals his views on entrepreneurship education.

  • Going off Script With References: Pt. 1

    In checking references for talent, the higher the position you are looking to fill, the deeper you need to look.

  • From One Wharton Woman to Another

    Today’s Wharton students appear skeptical of their chances of obtaining work-life balance. Not this one; not after listening to Michelle Peluso.

  • One Semester Down at Wharton

    The first semester provided one epiphany after another. Spring 2014 looks to be even better for this Wharton MBA student.

  • Hungering to Return and Give Back

    A Penn M&T standout returns to India with a goal of eradicating malnutrition with a little help from an Indian business titan: Ratan Tata.

  • The Corporate Career Sell

    Big technology companies are calling for MBAs. But will business school students forsake their entrepreneurial hopes and dreams for a corporate...

  • Highlights: BizTech@Wharton 2013

    We spotlight key takeaways from the BizTech@Wharton conference, including the best bites from speakers Jackie Reses, Ned Brody, Chris Yeh and...

  • Rotten Apples or Rotten Teaching?

    Do business educators have an ethics problem, or is there nothing to be done about bad apples?

  • The Black Beast and the Blue Pill

    Ford Mustangs are faster, but nothing turns heads like the roar of a 1909 Alco Black Beast. Just ask racecar enthusiastic and historian Howard...

  • Examining the Bad Business Plan of a Noble Calling

    Appraising the health care business model through an entrepreneur’s lens.

  • Apping It Up

    A startup competition co-sponsored by the Wharton SBDC and UPstart leaves the judges and student participants wanting more.

  • Life Lessons From a Global Leader

    PwC’s Chairman Robert E. Moritz tells Wharton students about the key moments that made his consulting career.

  • A Rant on Derogatory Language

    Harsh terms used to the describe people in the workplace belie all the pious talk from leadership about valuing people and their talents.

  • Entrepreneur to Entrepreneur: Danny Maloney

    The co-founder of Tailwind weighs in on social marketing and how midsize markets will soon challenge established tech cities.

  • The Lipman Fellows Round Table

    A casual lunch among students and Barry Lipman, W’70, drove home the importance of Penn’s premier social impact prize.

  • Seizing the Opportunity

    Our newest student blogger provides the freshman perspective on the Joseph Wharton Scholars Program.

  • Retailers Gather to Toast a Legacy (and Their Present)

    Social media and analytics bring retailers close to customers, and Wharton brings students, academics and practitioners even closer.

  • Brain Drain in Africa in Full Reversal

    A panel at the Wharton Africa Business Forum discusses dynamic new opportunities with the revival of talent and “passionate entrepreneurship.”

  • Wharton Grads ‘Make It Here’

    No longer just for finance grads, New York has become a hub for Wharton consumer and retail startups.

  • Owning the Crowd Like a TED Talker

    TEDxPenn opens the floodgates to the wealth of innovative research right here at Penn that few may have heard of, such as Laura Sicola's insight...

  • Get out of Yourselves

    Acclaimed author Keith Ferrazzi reminds students that the next time they think they’ve done everything themselves, they ought to stop and think...

  • An Interview With Pauline Brown, WG’95

    Wharton Magazine spoke with the Chairman of North America, LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton—about life, leadership and the pursuit of passion.

  • Boston’s Honored Alum

    Maria Kussmaul received top honors from the Wharton Club of Boston for working to keep startups in Beantown.

  • This Was a Kenneth Cole Penn Production

    The famed designer came to campus to promote his book—as well as social activism, social media and shoes.

  • Men on Missions

    Bobby Turner returned to campus for another installment of his Social Impact Executive Speaker Series—this time with KIPP’s Michael Feinberg.

  • Diving Into an Atmosphere of Success

    Learning how to capitalize on individual strengths while nurturing a team remains one of Wharton’s most important lessons.

  • Jeff Weiner’s Five Tools

    Some might call the LinkedIn CEO visionary. But here are the qualities that Jeff Weiner looks for in a leader.

  • Challenge not Charity

    Ask not what you can do for our military veterans. Ask what veterans can do for our communities.

  • Thoughts From a Man Named Michael

    Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, W’79, encourages students to mentor, lead and help the less fortunate in their own backyard.

  • Overnight Success Is Anything But

    Achieving goals means sticking it out over the long run and remaining consistent.

  • Counting up the Costs of College Debt

    Student debt will not bring down global finance, says one alum. That doesn’t mean it isn’t a critical public policy issue.

  • 20 Years & No Closer to Sustainable Work/Life

    Today's Wharton graduates believe they cannot integrate family life with work and are prepared to make a difficult choice instead, according...

  • Linda Pavy

    Linda Pavy, WG’80, has had tremendous serendipity with career and life. We ask her why.

  • Jacqueline Reses

    Of all the big names and powerful personalities involved in the resurrection of tech titan Yahoo, Jacqueline D. Reses, W’92, is right up there....

  • Lobbying for Lobbyists

    Students learn the essentials of advocacy in Congress and get a hands-on lesson about how lobbyists make public policy possible.

  • Minding the Meds

    On premeds, ex-premeds and never-meds, and why these top students changed their minds about a career path.

  • World’s Top-30 Entrepreneur Returns to Campus

    No, we are not talking about an alumnus here. We’re checking back with a student.

  • A ‘Curalate’ for the Common Early-Career Questions

    Try, try, try again, throw out five-year plans and forget linear career progression, says one of Wharton's top young entrepreneurs.

  • Three P’s of Career Success

    It often takes decades to discover what we’re meant to do in life. Once you do, you need three qualities to translate purpose into action.

  • From Amazon to Wharton to Mt. Rainier

    An inside story of the heights attained by Amazon's recruiting efforts at the Wharton MBA program.

  • Entrepreneur to Entrepreneur: Ben Katz

    One Wharton entrepreneur sits down with another, who could know the combination to disrupt the banking business.

  • Atacama and Creative Strategy: All in a Summer

    An MBA blogger returns for his second year—but first ponders all he learned in the desert and at Facebook during the past summer.

  • Wharton First-Years: Onward and Upward!

    The MBA Class of 2015 is immersed in first quarter on campus, with high expectations

  • Launched: The Wharton MBA Class of 2015

    Where are the Wharton Class of 2015 MBAs from? Where are they headed? Let them tell you.

  • Starting up Once More

    My scrappy, serendipitous, exciting and ultimately successful adventure finding work at a startup.

  • The Sweet Taste of Success

    Summer may be coming to an end in the Northern Hemisphere, but for one Wharton alumnus, the season’s tastiest treat is his entrepreneurial...

  • Designing Fulfillment

    Amy Yin Interiors not only earns design awards but also operates on a “for-benefit” model, supporting thousands of children, teens and disabled...

  • Buying Blue Jeans

    How many ways did a summer internship complement the Wharton classroom experience? How many types of jeans can you buy these days?

  • Holding on and Letting Go

    Life is about making choices. Display clarity about what to keep and what to toss, at work and at home, to reach your top 1 percent potential.

  • Longing to Return Home—Perhaps

    The next three years will be critical in deciding the future of Turkey, and if and when our family returns after more than 10 years abroad.

  • The Biggest Penn Family on Campus?

    On Penn move-in day, one family dropped off three undergraduates—count them, three—on campus. Can anyone top that?

  • Young Alums Offer Advice to New MBAs

    The members of the Class of 2015 have started their Wharton MBA experience. Recent grads offer ways to maximize the tremendous opportunities.

  • A Very Wharton Health Demo Day

    Some of Wharton’s star health care startups got spotlighted by DreamIt, an accelerator with its own strong School ties.

  • The Only Major That Matters

    What students really need to learn is how to apply a critical framework to all questions and challenges.

  • Blurring the Line between For- and Nonprofit

    Nonprofits borrow business tools to finance work, while for-profits create mission-driven cultures like nonprofits to attract top talent.

  • Rocking With New Confidence: Laird Adamson

    Our representative from Wharton MBA for Executives in Philadelphia built lasting bonds with the School and his classmates, while gearing up for...

  • Making the Most of Chaos on Campus: Lauren Gibli

    Our undergraduate leader was surprised by the diversity and constructive creativity of campus experiences, and how connected she became to it...

  • Focused After the Fork in the Road: Kathleen Fleming

    Intense and wonderful experiences abroad gave her a taste for what could be done in the global health care space. Wharton has given her knowledge...

  • Building the Business Case for Sustainability: Gwendolyn McDay

    Attracted at first by the“great aura” of Wharton, an MBA graduate leaves the School prepared to pitch social responsibility to the C-suite.

  • Integrating Work, Wharton and Legos: Himanshu Nagpal

    This Portland, OR-based marketing and analytics professional knew how to maximize the value of an executive MBA.

  • Naturally Leading Elsewhere Now: Jarrid Tingle

    An undergrad built a respectable résumé across campus. Expect to hear about his impending, real-world accomplishments in finance soon.

  • The Not So Small Center

    Thousands of businesses have thrived during the past 30 years due to the dedication and knowledge of hundreds of students, alumni and staff in...

  • 4X1

    We asked four of our most dedicated and thoughtful contributors to the Wharton Blog Network one question about advice for the Class of 2013.

  • Diverse, Resilient, Ready: The Class of 2013

    The Class of 2013—graduates from Undergraduate and MBA—is a reflection of where the business world is going: Diversity.

  • Passion and Grace From the Get-Go

    George Weiss, W’65, recalls that Wharton alumni in particular were very gracious during the Campaign, probably because they first arrived at...

  • ‘Special Sauce’ and ‘Future Stars’ at the SBDC

    Meet the “Rock ‘n’ Roll Professor” and the “Green Business Builder,” two more alumni who have helped the Wharton Small Business Development...

  • A Five-Step Program for Middle-Aged Entrepreneurs

    Would-be founders seeking financial and professional freedom, here is advice to get you the right entrepreneurial mindset.

  • An Identity-Shaping Summer

    A summer job helps this student with one of the most defining decisions of her college years: selecting a major.

  • Viewing Startup Incubators From Inside-Out

    We catch up with a Wharton Business Plan Competition team as it takes the next step at the Highland and Mass Challenge incubators.

  • Another Tale of Success Leading to Excess

    Trader Turney Duff chronicles his rise and fall, and that of his employer Galleon Group, during Wall Street's go-go days.

  • An Artist Calls on Class Notes

    Jacques Levy, W’59, released his entire collection of acclaimed artwork on the Web—a perfect time for him to reconnect with Wharton.

  • A Job for Life Is Dead

    Long live fractional working and the flexibility it provides for able managers and skilled workers to flourish at work and at home.

  • The Path to Living in Your Top 1 Percent

    Living is not a race to the finish line. Rather, it is a journey that ends when ideas are turned into action.

  • The Trick to Preparing for the Uptick

    Embrace the transition from young startup to overnight sensation, as you prepare for14 million eyeballs and a lot of questions.

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