Category Archives: management

Can one be successful at starting and running a business (in the area of his/her expertise) without having an MBA?

“Can one be successful at starting and running a business (in the area of his/her expertise) without having an MBA? Have you seen it happen?  What advice would you give to someone like that?” –Oksana The Harvard MBA says: As much as I’d like to claim magical powers for Harvard MBAs, the fact is that […]

How do I grow my business if I’m bogged down in day-to-day work?

“I am a 27 year old environmental consultant. I started an environmental services firm in 2007 and work with one other partner.  Things were slow at the start but have picked up considerably, to the point where we are busy all the time. My question is, what would you recommend to someone like me, who […]