P&Q: An MBA Will Make You Richer And Happier

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Source: Poets & Quants by Nathan Allen, 10.21.2016. For those who maintain that money cannot buy happiness, MBAs from the country’s top business schools will beg to differ. New data released exclusively to Poets&Quants reveals that MBAs graduating from full-time programs at the top 50 U.S. schools are 58% happier in their first jobs post-MBA than their jobs right before …

P&Q: When Weed Becomes A Business School Case

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Source: Poets & Quants by Nathan Allen, 10.13.2016. When California residents cast their votes on November 8, they do so with the potential to unleash billions of dollars into the market. With Proposition 64, California joins four other states that may legalize recreational use of marijuana for adults this November. But for those in the industry, California’s massive untapped market …

The Verge: Melinda Gates turns her focus to promoting women in tech

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Source: The Verge by Nick Statt, Sep 29, 2016. Melinda Gates is taking time from her philanthropic work to build out a personal team dedicated to helping increase the number of women in technology-related jobs. Gates, who co-chairs the world’s largest philanthropic foundation with her husband and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, says the issue is close to her heart. She …