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December 2013 Archives

Dispatches from the Women's Networking Circuit: Temporal Flexibility

Spela Trefalt and Emily Heaphy spoke about "temporal flexibility" or how working people can have some control over their time, so they can manage the many demands at work and at home. Both presenters are wives, mothers, and full-time academics,...

Study Groups: A Key to Surviving Grad School

During my first semester as a full-time MBA student last fall, it took me just a few short weeks to realize that study groups were going to be my key to survival. Many of your professors will tell you this...

Dispatches from the Women's Networking Circuit: The Hidden Power of Context

Sam Sommers from Tufts University spoke this week at the HR Leadership Forum on The Hidden Power of Context (in your work and your world). This program particularly resonates with me because at Simmons we pay a lot of attention...

Getting your MBA: Part-time or full-time?

When I started the MBA program at Simmons, I was a part-time student. Then, last fall I transitioned to the full-time program. And now, this fall I'm transitioning back to part-time to finish the program. Having experienced both options, I...