Danny Meyer: Do it here in NYC

May 9th, 2012 brought the inimitable Danny Meyer of the Union Square Hospitality Group to the Newman Library for the last Zicklin Leadership luncheon of the semester. Mr. Meyer spoke with a breezy comfort and started with a perennial topic — leadership. It is everything you learned as a kid: picking a winning team.  Who’s … Continue reading

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G Day -11

This week marks graduation minus 11 weeks to go. And what a week it has been.  For anyone hiding under a rock here are the biggies for the week: Dean Elliott announced his departure, Greg Smith quit Goldman with a thunderbolt, and TEDxGramercy held their event at BPAC. . . . and your correspondent jumped … Continue reading

Gaming Sustainability

by Helen Serebin, MBA Operations Management & Sustainability 2012 A day after everything was red for Valentine’s Day, on February 15th a panel talked about greening the world through ‘gamification.’ Green Gamification: Combining Social Media & Game Mechanics to Promote Sustainability presented by the Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity and co-sponsored by one of … Continue reading

No Angel Funding? 7 Ways to Flex Your Bootstrapping Muscles

I was sitting a bar enjoying a pint of my favorite and bullshitting, er strategizing, with some others who had started their own operations without any funding.  While we d0 very different things, we all were frugal, can-do people. The entrepreneurial skills that made us successful were all things we had “learned in kindergarten.” So … Continue reading

Secrets of the Temple

by Thomas Cleary As a new student of Baruch and the Zicklin School, I am constantly figuring things out on the fly.  Some troubling complications can be as simple as knowing which way your card faces as you slide it through the reader at the turnstile. (picture away from you).  Or the vertical campus elevators … Continue reading

Dan Choi: “Do You Have What It Takes?”

by Danielle V Hemsley, MS  Statistics How do you set yourself apart from all the other MBAs and land the job that gives you the best opportunity in the future?  This is a big question on the minds of many students.  Dan Choi, Managing Director of Credit Suisse, helps you discover your personal answer to … Continue reading

MiniDates — Coming to a Smartphone Near You

You may have noticed a new link to a survey about MiniDates on SurveyPoint.  It’s an exciting new app and a fellow Baruchian is on the front lines of its roll-out.  Here’s what he has to say and be sure to fill out the survey. by Herry Pierre-Louis, MS Computer Information Systems 2013 (expected) This … Continue reading

Lessons in Operational Sustainability from Cracking the Glass Ceiling

by Helen Serebin, MBA Operations/Sustainability 2012 Last Monday, September 26, four women who breached the glass ceiling: Jessica Bibliowicz, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, NFP; Marietta Bottero, Senior Vice President HR, BMO Capital; Anne Izzillo, Financial Planning Specialist, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; and Laura Cirello, Senior Vice President, Bank of America gathered to address … Continue reading

ZWIB: Societas- Meet a Mentor

by Maria Shpokayte, MBA Candidate 2012 Human Resources / Organizational Behavior and Information Systems On Thursday, October 13th, 2011 Zicklin Women in Business (ZWIB) held a mentorship event for Zicklin’s graduate students. The “Societas –Meet a Mentor” event was created to help our graduate students find a mentor. The objective of the event was to … Continue reading

ZWIB Presents: Women in Leadership – Negotiating Your Way Up

by Maria Shpokayte, MBA Candidate 2012 Human Resources / Organizational Behavior and Information Systems On Monday September 26th, 2011 Zicklin Women in Business hosted a speaker panel event. This event explored the topic “Women in Leadership – Negotiating Your Way Up”. Students had the pleasure of meeting distinguished panelists:  Marietta Bottero (Vice President, Senior Human … Continue reading