Monthly Archives: March 2011

Dubai: Largest, tallest, bestest

I just returned from a weeklong class in the United Arab Emirates where the theme is “superlatives.” The nation — or, more specifically its two richest emirates, Dubai and Abu-Dhabi — is rich with oil money and its sheikhs have … Continue reading

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Good dog

As a little girl, I hated dogs. One of my earliest memories was of being chased around my front yard by a neighbor’s Great Dane who used to roam the streets. Looking back, I’m sure the dog just wanted to … Continue reading

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Why can’t MBAs write?

The Wall Street Journal asked that question this week (a big thank you to MBA Cookie for passing the story to me). The WSJ story (read it here) suggests that while MBAs are great at math and analytics, they aren’t … Continue reading

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