Author: Erin Winslow

Why Sales Skills Shouldn’t Be Optional for MBAs

Jeff Hoffman delivers a sales workshop to 50 MIT Sloan MBA students
When I first started my MBA, I was surprised to find only one class focused on sales through the entire course catalog. Ideally, an MBA should teach all basic skills necessary to successfully run a company. But a … Read more 

Pre-MBA Advice: Three Activities to Justify Quitting Your Job Early

The first comments I received upon receiving my acceptance to MIT Sloan, after “congratulations,” were starkly different.
For example, my mom commented, “Maybe you can work at your job until the day before school starts to save extra money.” On the other hand, most friends that had completed an MBA all asked, … Read more