2 posts from day 21/04/2009

On the Benefits of a Business Education

photo credit: jacky_oh_yeah

photo credit: jacky_oh_yeah

In 1986, when Russell Ackoff, a pioneer of management education, retired as Professor at the Wharton Business School, he was asked what were the benefits of a business education. With savage irony he replied that there were three.
  1. To equip students with a vocabulary that enabled them to talk with authority about subjects they did not understand.

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There’s Nothing Wrong With You

She laughs light back into our room We all do it. It’s almost ingrained in us. We focus on the bad things people have said about us. The bad things we have thought about our self. In those words we see areas for improvement. Areas we can work on to be a better and happier person. We have been taught that the key to achieving our goals is improving on our weaknesses.

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