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The course that’s just what the doctors ordered

(published in The Independent, April 2011) After six years of medical school, a demanding schedule in a busy hospital, family commitments and a mortgage to take care of, the idea of a doctor returning to business school might not seem an obvious choice. Wouldn’t they be better served joining the local golf club? For Hugh … Continue reading

How to be a hotshot

(published in CNBC Business, April 2011) Can a business school really teach you how to make it as an entrepreneur? If Europe is to take advantage of the apparent ‘green shoots’ of economic recovery it will need more entrepreneurs than ever before, particularly in countries such as Ireland and the UK where government spending cuts … Continue reading

Startups for Upstarts

(Article published on businessweek.com), Apr 2009 Business schools have a chance to unleash the entrepreneurial dreams of a generation—they should jump at it. There was a time when being in a rock band was the ultimate in campus cool. Now it seems that once again being in a startup gives you instant cool, particularly for … Continue reading

Future entrepreneurs are first to invest in themselves

(article published in The Telegraph UK, Feb 2009) With gloom on Wall Street, consumer confidence wilting on Main Street, and governments around the world struggling to stem the tide of economic woes, it is time to seek new business inspiration, this time from the entrepreneur. “The entrepreneur is the only true hero in society”, asserts … Continue reading

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