Winning the War on Cancer

Great news! For the first time since declaring war in cancer in 1971, we are winning! So reports the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. My heartfelt congratulations and thanks go out to the myriad scientists, doctors, experimental patients, and others who have helped advance the art. Now is not the time to relent andContinue reading “Winning the War on Cancer”

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

I woke up this morning to a COLD apartment. I was so focused that I just threw on some warm clothes and immediately settled into job hunting activities. It wasn’t until I received an email a couple of hours later that concluded with “Enjoy the snow!” that I pulled my nose up out of myContinue reading “Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow”

The Crying Game

Wow, this week was really intense. Electives were fantastic and collective anxiety about the future was at an all-time high. One elective, Managing Change, is already finished; we had it every single day this week. It took all of our theory and forced us to think more concretely about the actual tactics to use for effectingContinue reading “The Crying Game”

Electives and Beethoven

The first week of electives is halfway done and what a ride it has been. We are definitely back in “class” mode: reading cases late into the night, showing up on time to class, and throwing ourselves back into heated discussions. Well, some of us are, at least. Some, on the other hand, are checkedContinue reading “Electives and Beethoven”

Positive Energy

Yesterday I spent all day interviewing with Positive Energy, a startup software company that helps residential energy users consume less electricity, natural gas, and other forms of energy. It’s one of the few opportunities I’ve found that would really marry my passions for addressing the global energy challenge and innovating game-changing software. Before the interviewsContinue reading “Positive Energy”

Final ICP Presentation

Today we woke up early, hopped on a train to Zurich, and delivered our final presentation to our ICP client. Despite having only one week to prepare (due to scheduling constraints), the presentation went well and the client seemed exceedingly pleased. They took us out for a nice, long lunch on a hilltop overlooking ZurichContinue reading “Final ICP Presentation”