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by Steve W. Martin | 7:00 AM August 22, 2012 Pretend that you are in an elevator at one of your industry's trade shows. You're heading down to the lobby when the doors open on the thirtieth floor.
I went to B-School about 10 years ago. I remember the good times, the parties, the camaraderie. I also remember the long hours in the library, working on team projects with other keen classmates, and the sense of accomplishment at graduation. However, 10 years later, Business School missed out on a lot in terms of teaching me the skills needed to succeed in my career and life. Here are the ten biggest lies of B-School you should protect yourself against: 1.
Editor’s Note: When the members of the class of 2010 entered business school, the economy was strong and their post-graduation ambitions could be limitless. Just a few weeks later, the economy went into a tailspin. They’ve spent the past two years recalibrating their worldview and their definition of success.
Team Hobo Wildcat is a two man outfit consisting two long time oilfield friends. Doing most of the work is Shaun, a recently unemployed Australian who has an uncanny love for deep fried chicken and making shampoo mohawks. His counterpart, Vikul, (often referred to as "ballast") , is an Indian national who, as a result of some enormous clerical error no doubt, has been admitted to Harvard to study his MBA. Neither member can read a map or possesses any navigational skills whatsoever. Neither member speaks a word of spanish.